Tour to Staraya Ladoga from Saint Petersburg
Attractions & guided tours

Tour to Staraya Ladoga from Saint Petersburg

Free cancellation
Language: Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 10 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the fortress on the banks of the Volkhov River and the local history museum
  • Discover the Old Ladoga Monastery of the Assumption
  • Explore Nikolsky Monastery, which was founded by Alexander Nevsky after the Battle of the Neva in 1240
What to expect

The "Tale of Bygone Years" says that Rurik "sat down in Ladoga". It is generally accepted that Ladoga is the oldest capital of Russia, the first center of a dynasty that ruled for more than seven centuries.

In the list of Russian capitals: Ladoga - Novgorod - Kiev - Vladimir - Moscow - St. Petersburg - Moscow again, Old Ladoga takes the honorable first place.

In this tour you will visit the fortress on the banks of the Volkhov River and the local history museum, accompanied by a guide from the museum-reserve. You will discover the Old Ladoga Monastery of the Assumption. On its territory there is the pearl of the North-West, the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary of the XII century. You will explore Nikolsky Monastery, which was founded by Alexander Nevsky after the Battle of the Neva in 1240, and the temples of the monastery: the Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker and the Church of John Chrysostom.

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What's included
  • Entrance tickets to the museum
  • Donation to the monastery
What's not included
  • Lunch
Reduced price
  • Students, pensioners and disabled
  • Children (ages 7-15)
  • Infants (ages 0-6)
Where

Nevskiy prospekt, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186

Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the Nevskiy Prospect metro station "Nevsky Prospect", you will find the "Turservice" Pavilion with red stickers at the corner between Dumskaya Street and Nevskiy Prospect, opposite to The Duma Tower and on the side of the Gostiny Dvor

What to remember
  • Please take your passport, it is a prerequisite for entering the museum
  • When boarding the bus, you need to have a ticket with you and documents confirming the benefits for privileged category of citizens (pensioner, disabled, etc.) if you are entitled to them
  • The reduced ticket is for students, pensioners and disabled with documents which prove their status
  • Please do not forget to wear comfortable clothing and shoes, to bring your umbrella and your camera
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure
  • This activity is only offered in Russian
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
Турсервис
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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