‘Tourist Cards’ for Moscow and St. Petersburg Museums Go on Sale

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A Russian city guide Voxxter in collaboration with MasterCard presented the PassCity tourist card that allows visiting museums, galleries and exhibitions in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Afisha.Daily reported, citing representatives of Voxxter.

Cardholders can purchase one of three service packages. The first option is “Journey through two capitals” - intended for a one-trip visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg and is designed for three, five, seven or ten days. The tourist gets an opportunity to visit more than 150 museums and galleries of both cities, including the most prominent ones: the Tretyakov Gallery, the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, the Kremlin museums, the Hermitage, the Russian Museum, Peterhof and many others.

Additional services include audio tours, free coffee at the Double B café network, Aeroexpress and metro trips, as well as Yandex.Taxi rides. The minimum cost of this package is 5,190 roubles ($91.8) for three days per person, while the most expensive option is a ten-day package for two people worth 14,390 roubles ($254.6).

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The second package is designed to visit either Moscow or St. Petersburg and is called “Journey to Moscow” or “Journey to St. Petersburg.” The set of museums and opportunities provided to the tourist correlates with “Journey through two capitals,” but is limited to one of the two cities. The cheapest option is a one-day card which costs 2,690 roubles ($47.6) or 2,190 roubles ($38.7) for Moscow and St. Petersburg respectively.

The latter option is “The Culture of the Two Capitals” - designed for thorough study of museums and galleries in Moscow and St. Petersburg for 90, 180 or 360 days. The set of services are the same as in other packages, except for transit. A three-month card for one person costs 3,990 roubles ($70.6), while an annual subscription for two people is available for 9,990 roubles ($176.7).