Sights and Attractions of Saint Petersburg

Walks through the most Interesting places in Saint Petersburg: unusual historic houses, magnificent palaces, and delightful gardens and parks of the northern capital of Russia
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Pavlovsk Park in Pavlovsk

On December 12, 1777, Catherine II granted her son Paul I estates along the banks of the Slavyanka River. This marked the beginning of Pavlovsk's history, with its…
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Bridge Openings in St. Petersburg

During our recent stay in St. Petersburg, we experienced the mesmerizing White Nights season. To miss the bridge openings during this time would be a crime.…
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New Holland in St. Petersburg

New Holland – two man-made islands located in the historical center of St. Petersburg. They were created in 1719 as a result of the construction of two canals:…
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The Grotto of the Grand Cascade

We continue our further acquaintance with Peterhof. And, as promised, we introduce you to the "Grotto of the Grand Cascade" tour. The tour begins in the middle of…
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Trip to Peterhof

Like all tourists or just travel enthusiasts, we started our visit to Peterhof with the Upper Garden. We were greeted by a riot of tulips of various shapes and…
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The State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg

The State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg is one of the largest museums in Russia and the world, housing the largest collection of Russian art from the 10th to…
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Leningrad Zoo

Every traveler has must-visit places in any city. For us, zoos are one of those places. Therefore, in St. Petersburg, the Leningrad Zoo was one of the first places…
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Peter and Paul Fortress in Saint Petersburg

The Peter and Paul Fortress is located on Hare Island. It was founded in 1703 and is the historical core of Saint Petersburg. Its architect was the famous Domenico…
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The Colonnade of Saint Isaac's Cathedral

St. Isaac's Cathedral is the largest church in Saint Petersburg and the second tallest in Russia. Its history begins with a one-story wooden church built by order…

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