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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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  • 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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  • Friends by Dom Knigi

    Naberezhnaya Kanala Griboyedova 19 RUS - Saint Petersburg 191186

    Prix Prices from : 1300 RUB

    Friends by Dom Knigi is located in Saint Petersburg, only 100 metres from Nevsky Prospekt and Kazansky Cathedral. The Russian Museum is within a 7-minute walk and the Hermitage Museum is 1 km away. All rooms are decorated in bright colours and featu..

  • Kempinski Hotel Moika 22

    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..

  • Belvedere Nevsky Business Hotel

    Ulitsa Bolshaya Konyushennaya 29 RUS - San Pietroburgo 191186

    Belvedere-Nevsky is located in the very heart of St. Petersburg’s historical center just a 5-minute walk from the Gostiny Dvor Metro Station. Free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking are available. Each room in the Belvedere-Nevsky Hotel has an ensuite b..

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