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St Petersburg Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 8 Reviews

Palace Square is the central square of St. Petersberg, which conjoins some of the city’s major landmarks and monuments, including most famously the Winter ...  Read more

Catherine Palace and Park

4.5 star rating: Recommended 76 Reviews

Catherine Palace (Екатеринский дворец) is one of Russia’s former imperial palaces and summer residence to its tsar’s built on the orders of Catherine ...  Read more

Hermitage

4.5 star rating: Recommended 20 Reviews

The State Hermitage (Государственный Эрмитаж) is one of the largest and oldest art and cultural museums in the world. The museum was originally built ...  Read more

Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 76 Reviews

The former residence of the imperial family Tsarskoye Selo (Ца́рское Село) or Tsar’s Village, is now one of Russia’s most significant cultural heritage sites. ...  Read more

Peterhof Palace and Garden (Petrodvorets)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 48 Reviews

Petrhof (Петерго́ф) or “Peter’s yard” is considered the fountain capital of the world and is in the eyes of any visitor, an absolute gem of environs in St. ...  Read more

St Petersburg Cruise Port

4.5 star rating: Recommended 40 Reviews

St Petersburg was founded by Peter the Great in the 1700s to serve as a window to the west. With its imperial history and magnificent architecture, it is often ...  Read more

Peter and Paul Fortress

4.5 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

No visit to St Petersburg is really complete without spending a few hours at the site where it all began – the Peter & Paul Fortress. This ...  Read more

Nevsky Prospekt

4.5 star rating: Recommended 11 Reviews

Nevsky Prospekt (Не́вский проспе́кт) is the most famous street in Russia and main street of St. Petersberg, spanning from the Admiralty (Адмиралтейства) to ...  Read more

Anichkov Palace

4 star rating: Recommended 5 Reviews

Guarding the western end of Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg’s busiest shopping boulevard, Anichkov Palace is one of the street’s oldest buildings, occupying a ...  Read more

Pavlovsk Palace

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

Built in 1777 under commission of Catherine the Great and featuring the works of architects like Charles Cameron, Jacomo Quarengi and Carlo Rossi, the stately ...  Read more

Peter and Paul Cathedral

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

The Peter and Paul Cathedral is an orthodox cathedral and burial place of Russian emperors dating as far back as Peter the Great. As the oldest cathedral in ...  Read more

St Isaac's Cathedral

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 1 Review

With its gigantic golden dome coated with over 220 pounds of gold and an impressive red granite portico, St Isaac’s Cathedral looks more like a palace than a ...  Read more

St Nicholas Naval Cathedral

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 1 Review

One of the few churches that survived the city’s Communist years, the St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral remains an impressive sight with its fairytale-esque white ...  Read more

Neva River

1 star rating: I do not recommend this 1 Review

Long upheld as the lifeline of the city, the Neva River runs straight through the heart of St Petersburg, with its many tributaries and canal ways ...  Read more

Alexander Nevsky Lavra Monastery

Founded by Peter the Great in 1710 to commemorate the Russian military leader who stopped the advance of the Germans and Swedes in the 13th century, the ...  Read more

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