One of St. Petersburg's most famous and popular visitor attractions, the palace and park at Peterhof are often referred to as "the Russian Versaille", although many visitors conclude that the comparison does a disservice to the grandeur and scope of this majestic estate.is...more
The State Hermitage is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and oldest museums in the world. Of six buildings of the main museum complex, four, named the Winter Palace, Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage and New Hermitage, are partially open to the public. The other...more
This marvelous Russian-style church was built on the spot where Emperor Alexander II was assassinated in March 1881. The facade is simply imposing and breathtaking. Its one of my favourite spots in this city.
You have one of the best collection of Mosaics in this Cathedral. Most people mistake them for paintings but upon closer look they are mostly mosaics. Art lovers would surely drool at the various colourful masterpieces.
We stayed in this nice luxury boutique hotel in St. Petersburg last end of May to early June. Good location near the main avenue and with shops around the same street. Tastefully designed rooms. Good food at their dining area. With free wifi at the lobby. Just had some problems during check in because...more
The Alexander Nevsky Monastery - named for the patron saint of St Petersburg - is the city's most ancient and eminent monastery. For many visitors one of the major attractions is the monastery's graveyards, home to the final resting places of many of the great names of Russian culture....more
The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. Petersburg, Russia, founded by Peter the Great. Today it is the burial ground of the Russian Imperial family, the site of groundbreaking scientific experiments, and a forbidding jail that held some of Russia's most prominent...more