Spend your time in the snowy Mountain Park "Ruskeala" and plunge into a festive atmosphere! You will participate in winter fun, play with husky, try Karelian treats and admire the unforgettable illumination of the Marble canyon!
Karelia is a republic situated in North-West Russia. It is well-known as one of the most beautiful places in the country. Here you can enjoy the wonderful nature with its lakes, waterfalls and giant cliffs with trees growing on them. The mountain park “Ruskeala” is one of the most beautiful places in the region. Marble used for constructing lots of buildings in St. Petersburg has been quarried here since the 18th century. Nowadays, it’s a tourist centre whose main attraction is a former marble quarry which is now a lake with crystal clear water.
During your stay in Ruskeala Mountain Park you will admire beautiful nature & relax. You will also experience the history of mining, will see the ruins of the plant, will visit the waterfall, where were filmed many famous movies . Pearl of a mountain Park is a Marble Canyon, the banks of which penetrated the surface and underwater tunnels, drifts and shafts.
*Ruskeala Marble Canyon is 100 m (328 ft) high, with its width being 460 m (1509 ft). The height of the canyon walls reaches 50 m (164 ft). Now the canyon is filled with water from underground springs, and it is possible to see its artificial bottom to a depth of 18 m (59 ft).
During your walk you can make perfect photos of beautiful stones with shades ranging from light gray to a beautiful green color; beautiful natural landscapes, picturesque waterfalls, a wonderful view of the quarries, filled with water.
In winter Ruskeala Marble Canyon is illuminated with multicolored lights which makes this scene truly unique and unforgettable! You are welcome!
! Russian-speaking guide
Why you should choose this tour:
-Our modern buses with large panoramic windows will allow you to observe the must-see attractions in Mountain Park.
-Our professional licensed guide will give you a lot of interesting information.
-Our optimal travel route allows you to see the main Park attractions & admire Marble Canyon illumination!
-Great opportunity to take memorable pictures while walking through the park.
Price includes entrance tickets to the park.
Bus tour to Ruskeala is an excellent choice to discover the beauty of Karelian land in winter time! Buy your tickets online without any fee & a queue. It takes just a few minutes.
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about Karelia is what you need!
A full description of all sights with exciting facts and explanations. *in Russian language
Absolutely for free!
Duration: 1 day
Place of departure:
Place of departure/arrival: Ligovskiy pr. 10 (metro station "Vosstanya Square"). You can buy bus tickets on the website, without any queue & fee, or in our sales office: Nevsky prospect 22, 4th floor (*elevator), office 6 (don't buy tickets on the street!). In our office we offer free services: WC, water, city maps & booklets. The office is open daily, working hours. Сash & bank cards are accepted.