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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HUMAN SPACE FLIGHTS

12 April 2021

This week we are celebrating the International Day of Human Space Flight. This day is a special day for our country - a day of pride, as on April 12, 1961, a citizen of the Soviet Union, Yuri Gagarin, for the first time in the world made an orbital flyby of the Earth, opening the era of manned space flights.
NEW PROJECT OF THE MUSEUM OF COSMONAUTICS

08 April 2021

Russian News Agency TASS and its educational project Newm together with the Museum of Cosmonautics of Moscow have launched a new project - a series of videos dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight into space. The first of the three stories introduces viewers to the process of rocketing the Vostok launch vehicle and placing the spacecraft in orbit.

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Included: city tour, Hermitage, Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Peterhof (the Grand Palace and the Lower Park).

 

Meet your guide in the hall of the port terminal of St. Petersburg.

 

During the city tour you will get acquainted with history and modern life of the city, will see all major sights: the main street of the city - Nevsky prospect, the beautiful Arts Square, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilt Blood, Mariinsky Theatre. We will visit Peter and Paul Fortress, the cradle of the city, we will explore the first cathedral of the city – St. Peter and Paul Cathedral.

 

Later we will visit the Hermitage, the largest museum in Russia and one of the most important and well-known museums of the world. The collection that was started by Empress Catherine II in 1764 now numbers more than 3 million objects. Objects that date back to various periods from prehistoric times to nowadays are exhibited in 400 rooms. The sheer jewels of the collection are the works by Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Tiziano, Rembrandt, P.P.Rubens, A. Van Dyck, El Greco, N.Poussin, V.Van Gogh, P.Gauguin, P.Picasso, A.Matisse...

 

Free time for lunch.

 

In the afternoon we will take a hydrofoil "Meteor” to one of the most beautiful summer residences of Russian Emperors, Peterhof. It is a town of parks, palaces and fountains. It was founded by Peter the Great in the beginning of the XVIII c. century to commemorate the glory of Russia. The tour includes a visit the Grand Palace and a walk around the Lower Park.

 

Return to St. Petersburg by bus.

 

Return to the ship.

 

Price in EURO per person incl. commission for tour operators

 

Number of pax 1-2 pax 3 pax 4-6 pax 7-9 pax 10-15 pax
Price 269 EUR 216 EUR 177 EUR 141 EUR 112 EUR