One of the oldest and largest museums in the world. The buildings of the museum, by themselves, are architectural masterpieces. The Hermitage once held the largest collection of Rembrandts in the world.
St. Petersburg's main avenue and one of the best-known streets in Russia. Cutting through the historical center of the city, it runs from the Admiralty to the Moscow Railway Station and then, after a slight kink, to the Alexander Nevsky Monastery.
a fortification structure of the early 18th century, is one of the most outstanding historical and architectural landmarks in St. Petersburg, Russia. Peter and Paul Fortress is considered to be the birthplace of the city.
The Cathedral of Resurrection of Christ, more often known as The Cathedral of Our Savior on the Spilt Blood, or just the Spilt Blood Cathedral, is called so because it was constructed as a memorial church in the place where the Russian Tsar Alexander II was assassinated.
Opened on March 7,1898 in the Mikhaylovsky Palace, the Russian Museum contains the world's largest collection of Russian art. The original collection had art from the collections of the Hermitage, the Museum of the Academy of Arts and from the Royal Palaces.
The 2nd largest synagogue in Europe and has an interesting history. It represents the perseverance of the Jewish community of St.Petersburg to have their own place of worship (and a beautiful one at that).
Located on the Moika Canal in the center of St. Petersburg, Yusupov Palace is a showcase of the lavish and aristocratic lifestyle of the St. Petersburg nobles. A tour of the Palace is the best way to feel the beauty and opulence of the elite who lived in Russia starting from the time of Peter the Great.
Nicknamed the "Russian Versailles" and is a jewel of the Russian art, a town of parks, palaces and fountains which is very often compared with French Versailles. But don't believe those who state this: our Peterhof is much better
A palace which was used by the last Russian Tsar Nickolas II and his family as their private home. You can see a number of exquisite Modern style interiors designed for the last Royal family and a very interesting exhibition devoted to the story of their life and martyrdom.
Situated in the Petrodvorets district of St. Petersburg in the small town Strelna. The Grand Palace in the southern Gulf of Finland, which was then called "the Konstantinovsky" was built almost the entirely during the eighteenth century.
Lies 45 km from Saint-Petersburg and it's one of the country's finest palace and park complexes. The picturesque relief and an abundance of spring lakes have allowed creating here a unique palace and park ensemble in the second half of the 18th century.
Lomonosov is a town located along the Peterhof road, about 40km from St Petersburg. If you are planning a tour to Peterhof, Lomonosov is just down the road (20 minute drive) so we recommend you to visit them together.
A town in Leningrad Oblast, Russia, situated on the Karelian Isthmus, 130 kilometers to the northwest of St. Petersburg and 38 kilometers south from Russia's border with Finland, where the Saimaa Canal enters the Gulf of Finland. Population: 79,962.
In 2013 Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg , who, in 2004 began The Link of Times Cultural and Historical Foundation, established Fabergé Museum in the former Shuvalov’s Palace, St. Petersburg. It holds the world’s largest collection of Fabergé eggs. Those in the collection were commissioned by the last Russian emperors Alexander III and Nicholas II. At the time European society considered Russia unparalleled in silver and gold decorative arts.
Located on the Ladoga Lake at the beginning of the Neva River, and it is approximately 22 miles east of St. Petersburg. The fortress is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is often referred to as the "Russian Alcatraz" as it is located on an island and housed prisoners in its dungeon for more than 200 years.