Amazing palaces, charming canals, opulent gardens, magnificent churches and a world-class museum make St. Petersburg one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Dorota’s ultimate guide to visiting the Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg, Russia, a UNESCO site, covers the best things to do, and what to know before you go.
Giulia’s first time in Saint Petersburg: a guide of the top things to see and a review of Russia’s first 5-star hotel, the Belmond Grand Hotel Europe.
You can look up hotel ratings on Booking.com, and find restaurant reviews on Tripadvisor, but when it comes to truly reliable and insightful information look no further than this guide.
St. Petersburg’s charming cityscape…
From visiting the Hermitage Museum and Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood to a night at the ballet, here’s how to see St. Petersburg, Russia in just two days.
Peterhof is a town 47 kilometres from St. Petersburg. In the 18th and 19th centuries it was the summer residence of the Russian tsars and for this reason it sometimes is referred to as the “Russian Versailles”. The palace-ensemble, along with the city center, is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.