Best Things to Do in St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is a great city for sightseeing, with an abundance of art-filled galleries and brilliant architecture to explore. Stroll along the Nevsky Prospekt and have a coffee at a local café, explore north end's sites like the Winter Palace and Hermitage Museum and the intricately decorated Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood. Or take a daytrip to the Peterhof Palace & Garden, Peter the Great's summer palace, which was modeled after France's Versailles.
Why go: Catherine the Great founded the Hermitage Museum in 1764 as a place to house her ... read more»
Why go: The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is one of the main attractions in ... read more»
Why go: The construction of St. Isaac's Cathedral was ordered by Alexander I in the early ... read more»
Why go: If you're visiting St. Petersburg in the summer, the Peterhof Palace & Garden is an ... read more»
Why go: The Russian Museum boasts the biggest collection of Russian fine art in the city. Its ... read more»