St. Petersburg

St Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia and one of the most beautiful world destinations. Why one should travel to St Petersburg?

St Petersburg, built in 1703 as an imperial capital, celebrated its 300th anniversary in May, 2003. This relatively young city has that unique ambiance that is found nowhere else. St Petersburg boasts plenty of museums, theatres, and real architectural treasures. See the most beautiful attractions of St Petersburg online. The Northern capital of Russia, as the city is often referred to, is a cultural center of the countty but with advantages of big cities. Here one will find lots of trendy eateries, shops, hotels and nightlife venues.

St. Petersburg is one of the most beautiful and historically significant cities in the whole Europe. It is a paradise for the history lovers as the city is considered to be the home to the majority of Russia's most famous landmarks and greatest monuments. Do not miss different statues of the city's founder, Peter the Great, get acquainted with the world famous Alexander Column. The city's triumphs and tragedies are reflected in its monuments, such as The Column of Glory and Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad. Numerous monuments of St Petersburg, often found around public areas, will quite simply take your breath away. These are usually the figures of Russia's literary artists, military heroes, and political dignitaries.

The city is very freindly despite its unbearable weather (with extremely cold winters and sometime rainy summers). Read more about St Petersburg weather. Come and enjoy St Petersburg. We will try to help you plan your trip and answer questions you may have.

 

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