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View of St Petersburg from the Neva Caryatids on the façade of the Beloselsky Palace The Grand Staircase at the Hermitage Bascule bridge The Peter and Paul Fortress
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St. Petersburg is above all an imperial city, created from scratch by Peter the Great on marshland at the mouth of the Neva and embellished by the Empresses Elizabeth Petrovna and Catherine II. It is also a city where two revolutions took place, in 1905 and 1917, as well as a deadly siege from 1941 to 1944 when it was still known as Leningrad. With its bridges, princely palaces extending down the magnificent Nevsky Prospekt, onion-domed cathedrals, museums (among the world’s richest), and prestigious theatres, St. Petersburg is a fascinating destination for visitors. The enchantment continues in the city’s outskirts with the imperial palaces that were the summer residences of the tsars.

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Tourist attractions Saint Petersburg : Things to see and do

  • Nevsky Prospekt

    Nevski Pr. RUS - Sankt-Peterburg

    Nevsky Prospekt, a long 4.5 km straight line laid out in 1710s, is the city's most beautiful avenue and Petersburgers are very fond of its cafés, shops, theatres and cinemas. It is lined with architectural treasures of all styles, from aristocratic p..

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  • Hermitage Quarter

    Millionnaïa Oul. RUS - Sankt-Peterburg

    The imperial quarter is majestic and formal with its lavish residences, and Palace Square in the centre like a huge lake stretching between the enchanted island of the Winter Palace and the huge wave of the General Staff Building. The enormous space ..

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  • Peter and Paul Fortress

    RUS - Sankt-Peterburg

    Standing on an island in the Neva, Peter and Paul Fortress was designed to protect the entrance to the delta against the Swedes. Its inauguration on 16 May 1703 marked the birth of Russia's new capital, St. Petersburg. Alas, it was never used to defe..

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Hotels Saint Petersburg

  • Petr Hotel

    Admiralteysky Prospekt, 8 RUS - 190000 Saint Petersburg

  • Mini Hotel Nevskaya Classica

    Nevskiy Prospekt 3 RUS - 191186 Saint Petersburg

    Located in the city centre of Saint Petersburg, just a 5-minute walk from the Neva River Embankment, Mini Hotel Nevskaya Classica features a shared kitchen and free Wi-Fi. Dvortsovaya Square is 300 metres away. The air-conditioned rooms feature a TV..

  • Bolshaya Morskaya 7 Hotel

    Bolshaya Morskaya Ulitsa 7 RUS - 191186 Saint Petersburg

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