Things to see and do - Saint Petersburg
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Saint Petersburg Travel guide
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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.
Tourist attractions Saint Petersburg : Things to see and do
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..
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 ..
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..
Hotels Saint Petersburg
Nevskiy Prospekt 11 App 5 RUS - Saint Petersburg 191186
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This hotel is located in the heart of Saint Petersburg, just a 5-minute walk from the Hermitage Museum. Free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception are featured at Sonata at Nevsky Hotel. The bright, air-conditioned rooms offer warm-coloured interiors and cl..
Nevsky Prospekt 16 RUS - Saint Petersburg 190068
Located in the city centre of Saint Petersburg, just 300 metres from Dvortsovaya Square, The Sky at Nevsky Mini-Hotel features a shared kitchen and free Wi-Fi. Saint Isaac’s Cathedral is a 10-minute walk away. Overlooking the city, the classic-style..
Naberezhnaya Reki Moiki 22 RUS - Saint Petersburg 191186
This 5-star hotel in St Petersburg overlooks the Palace Square and the State Hermitage Museum. It offers free Wi-Fi. Furnished with antiques, the rooms are decorated in classic marine style with white and gold accents, and come with a flat-screen TV..
Leisure activities Saint Petersburg
The Grand Tour offers visitors the opportunity to take in as much as possible of the city in a day's sightseeing, a complete tour of St Petersburg's most famous sites from the comfort of a car or mini van and with a knowledgeable and experienced guid..
Peterhof is perhaps St. Petersburg's most famous and spectacular Imperial estate. The Grand Palace, filled with fascinating and elaborate interiors, sits on top of a high seashore ridge overlooking the vast Lower Park. The palace at Peterhof sits ami..
The evening begins in the Nikolaevsky Palace restaurant where you discover traditional Russian dance and music during an elegant reception. There is no doubt; without the folk show "Feel yourself Russian" your visit to Russia wouldn't be..