Start the day tour in Alexander Nevsky Lavra (resting place). It contains a monastery and two cemeteries which are the reason for your visit. They hold the remains of many Russia’s outstanding cultural figures, their gravestones are pieces of art themselves. You’ll pay tribute to Dostoyevsky and Tchaikovsky; fellow composers Rimsky-Korsakov, Glinka, and Mussorgsky; founder of Russia’s first university Mikhail Lomonosov and mathematician Leonhard Euler, architects Quarenghi, Rossi and Voronikhin and many others. Next visit the Winter Palace and one of the greatest world art museums Hermitage. Spend a few good hours admiring the masterpieces of Leonardo, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Rubens, Titian, El Greco, Velázquez, Monet, Renoir Van Gogh, Gauguin, Matisse and many, many others. In the evening visit Mariinsky Theatre for enjoy ballet or opera performance.