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Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg

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Address: Griboyedova Canal, 5, St. Petersburg, Russia
Phone Number: +7 921 906-09-67
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We are a group of professional licensed tour guides of St. Petersburg. We...

We are a group of professional licensed tour guides of St. Petersburg. We all graduated from St. Petersburg State University. We all have been working as guides and interpreters for the best tour companies and providing private tours in St. Petersburg for none less than 10 years, and we all love our city and enjoy our work a lot. At the same time we are very good friends, so we joined together in order to provide you with the best possible guided tours of St. Petersburg and its fabulous sights and museums.

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We've seen a great ciry with a great Best Guides-guide Svetlana

We've never thought we could love a city as we love nature, but we fell completely in love with St.Petersburg. Svetlana, our "Best Guides-guide" knew really everything about... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've never thought we could love a city as we love nature, but we fell completely in love with St.Petersburg. Svetlana, our "Best Guides-guide" knew really everything about history, arts, architecture, where to buy, to eat & drink, ..She was so enthousiastic and proud on her town, and history that it were 3 busy but extremely intresting and beautiful days... More 

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear karinm1970 It's such a great pleasure to read your review! Thank you! Svetlana is our young star and we all are proud of her. I know it's "so much to see & do, and so little time" while in St. Petersburg.... We will be glad to see you again. Welcome to our beautiful city, Masha and Best Guides team More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing guide very Well researched, and amazing value. Company proved to be very reliable and honest, would recommend to anyone five stars 😊

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear tracybB1317DP, thank you very much for your 5 star review. I'm happy you appreciated your guide and liked our service in general. Thank you for the recommendations. Best regards, Masha More 

Rutherford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from a trip to St. Petersburg. I booked the White Nights tour with Best Guides after reading several favorable reviews on Trip Advisor. The booking process was very easy through email and we were able to customize our tour to accommodate some time restrictions we had. Our guide, Inna, was very knowledgeable and professional. Her English was... More 

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear Stoneburnr thank you for the lovely review. I'm very pleased you liked Inna. She is a great guide and we all love and appreciate her. I'm absolutely agree with you that a private tour is always much better then grope one and gives you a lot of flexibility. You are always welcome to St. Petersburg, Masha Vankova More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I previously used Best Guides for 6 days of touring in St Petersburg, and I contacted Masha about their guides in Moscow. The Moscow manager set me up for 5 days of touring with Olga, and it was a most enjoyable and successful visit. Olga was on time each day. She's extremely knowledgeable about Russian art, history, culture, etc. And... More 

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear john23 thank you so much for this review. I'm so glad you continue to visit Russia and I'm very proud you stay with us. Thank you for the good words about our manager and guide in Moscow, it's a real pleasure for me to read it. By the way we just started to organize tours to Kizhi. I think... More 

Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Guides did an excellent job in organizing our time in St. Petersburg! All my numerous questions were patiently answered, every little detail was carefully thought through, every change was accommodated. They also were very good in changing the plans when the weather demanded it. I used to travel and very often I booked private tours. I always was lucky... More 

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear Birkirkara M thank you so much for giving us 5 star review. Many thanks for the good words about Inna, it was a real pleasure for me to read your review. If you ever return to St. Petersburg, I hope it will be with us. Masha Vankova More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent four amazing days in St. Petersburg. We had booked a private tour for 4 of us, a family with two daughters (teenagers!). The itinerary was very flexible and children friendly. We toured about 6 hours a day with coffee breaks and as a result covered far more than we expected our children to be able to absorb.... More 

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Masha V, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear christinastivensson, thank you so much for a five star review and for the recommendations. I'm happy you and your daughters enjoyed the tours. Julia is an excellent guide and she is especially good to work with teens. Actually I'm very proud to have her in our team. Should you ever return to St. Petersburg, I hope it will be... More 

Aria New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Wow we had a very full 2 day guided trip around St Petersburg. In two days we did the drive around tour going thru Peter + Paul fortress and Church of spilt blood (both fantastic), the walking tour around town, then day two was Peterhof Castle and Catherine castle. Absolutely amazing with very efficient driver and a very knowledgeable, friendly... More 

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Masha V, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear Barbara Thank you so much for a five star review. We did our best to provide you with a great tour and we all are really happy you liked St. Petersburg and enjoyed our service. Thank you for recommending us to other travelers. We will be happy to see you again. Masha Vankova and Best Guides Team. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a guided tour (2 persons) to the winter palace with Olga, who was a very nice person, very knowledgable and professional

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Masha V, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Thank you, christina44442016! Thank you for giving us 5 stars. Masha More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We arranged our tours (10days total) of Moscow and St Petesburg through BestGuides, contacting them directly. Pre-visit consultation via email was excellent and prompt. There was a hiccup with visa documentation but BestGuides remedied it quickly. Treansport and tickets on the ground were on-time, helpful. Guides (they're licensed free-lancers in both cities) chosen by BestGuides were excellent in one case... More 

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Masha V, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear Karen M, thank you for the review. I'm happy you liked both of your guides. Yes, many of our guides are free- lances, but we chose then very carefully. Should you ever return to Russia, I hope it will be with us :) Masha More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

St Petersburg is full of history beautiful palaces, art culture and heritage. We spent 4 days walking talking looking and we haven't even scratched the surface. The visit to Peterhoff is a must in the Hermitage you will need hours to spend and still not to see all the treasures. Boat ride down the Narva River through all the canals... More 

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Masha V, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear ljdavies2016 Thank you for taking time to write this review. I'm pleased you've enjoyed the city/ Masha More 

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