Saint Petersburg Tourist Traps

  • Foreigner Prices
    Foreigner Prices
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  • Queuing at the Hermitage
    Queuing at the Hermitage
    by mingul
  • Queuing at the Hermitage
    Queuing at the Hermitage
    by mingul

Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Saint Petersburg

  • 1. Taxis

    never hire a taxi near the airport - men offering you a cab will charge you a double or thee times price! order a taxi from english speaking taxi service or hire from a taxi point inside the airport...

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  • 2. Museums

    I suppose this message is more for people whose mother language is Russian but they are not from Russia ( like me :-) ) I just wanted to say that you need to remember that ticket price is lower for...

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  • 3. Personal Observations

    When your guide stop you from buying in a museum souvenir shop it means that she will bring you to another place where she is paid her 10-20% interest on your account. Just compare prices. Moderate...

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  • 4. Downtown Sites

    Along the Canal Griboedova behind the Church on the Spilled Blood is the main outdoor souvenir market in St. Petersburg. All the tour buses dump out scores of tourists every hour. You have a better...

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  • 5. Tickets

    Russia still has a sort of dual-pricing system, according to which foreigners are charged often 3 to 10 times more at theatres, museums or sights than Russian citizens. This price system is a relic...

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  • 6. Eating Out

    It will be a high tickets price for the opening date but sure depend on you. Do you like to be in a crowd and see nothing but people? We like to enjoy the nature, sit down on the banch by every...

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  • 7. Currency Exchange

    A trick the staff seem to use here is when charging you in Rubles at hotels they make the exchange rate 27 instead of 25 to the dollar. They said all hotels do this when I queried them. I can't...

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  • 8. Frinds in St. Petersburg

    Hello everybody!My Name is Viktoriya (22 age)I am so sorry for my bad english =)I and my germany friend will visit St. Petersburg =) from 26 December till 6...

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  • 9. Souvenir stands by the church of spilt blood

    The stands here tend to charge a lot more than in other places. Souvenirs tended to be much more reasonably priced in places like Pushkin or Petrodvorets. If...

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