A 3-hour bus tour for distinguished intellectuals, with a visit to the Spit of Vasilievsky Island and the Alexander Garden.
There is no more Masonic city in Russia, and maybe all over Europe than St. Petersburg. And in no part of the world has there been such a huge number of monuments and artifacts that can be found in our northern capital. The best European representatives of the fraternity of "free masons" sought to contribute to the formation of the image of the city of Petrov their contribution from the very moment of its foundation. The well-known Russian philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev claimed: "Freemasonry was in our eighteenth century the only spiritual and social movement, its significance was enormous ... The best Russian people were Freemasons ... Freemasonry was the first free self-organization of society in Russia, but it was not Imposed from above by authority. " During the tour you will find out where the Masonic lodges originate in Russia and Europe, how Russian masonry influenced Russian culture, which influential public figures, famous writers, artists, musicians were in secret societies, how Masons have the most famous conspiracies and Political upheavals. And you will see with your own eyes that the architectural appearance of St. Petersburg can not be represented without the embodiment of Masonic ideals in the projects of individual buildings and entire ensembles.
Leader of the excursion: Kirill Pryakhin - Candidate of Philosophy, fifteen years he taught at one of the leading universities in St. Petersburg.
Excursion time: 3 hours
Collection of the group and departure: from the Kazan square, at the monument to Kutuzov
Preferential tickets: schoolchildren (starting from the age of 17), pensioners and students (upon presentation of supporting documents).
Children's ticket: children from 3 to 16 years.
Children under 3 years - free of charge.