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St. Petersburg Travel Guide

St. Petersburg Attractions

The Winter Palace and the Hermitage Museum

The Winter Palace and the Hermitage Museum

The magnificent green, white and gold Winter Palace is superbly situated on the banks of the Neva River, a 656 foot-long (200m) Russian Baroque building that is the biggest and most...

Palace Square

Palace Square

The main square of St Petersburg and one of the world's most magnificent plazas, Palace Square contains the picturesque Baroque buildings of the Winter Palace and Hermitage Museum on one side...

Nevsky Prospekt

Nevsky Prospekt

Almost three miles (five km) long, Nevsky Prospekt is one of the best-known streets in Russia and is the main thoroughfare of St Petersburg, starting at the Admiralty whose gilded spire is...

St Isaac's Cathedral

St Isaac's Cathedral

The golden dome of St Isaac's Cathedral dominates the skyline of St Petersburg, the colonnade around the cupola offering superb panoramic views over the city. It was commissioned by Tsar Alexander...

Peter and Paul Fortress

Peter and Paul Fortress

Situated on a small island on the Neva Delta across the river from The Hermitage, the Peter and Paul Fortress is the oldest building in St Petersburg. Planned by Peter the Great as a...

Pavlovsk Palace

Pavlovsk Palace

The Pavlovsk Palace, about 30 kilometers outside St Petersburg, is one of the smaller and more restrained of the palaces located in and around St Petersburg. It was built in 1780 by Catherine...

Tsarskoe Selo

Tsarskoe Selo

Tsarskoe Selo, meaning "tsar's Village", is a former Romanov summer residence located about 25 kilometers outside of St Petersburg. The estate was originally a gift from Peter the Great to his...

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