Saint Petersburg, Russia summarized
One of the best cities to visit in Russia, St. Petersburg offers a range of options to serve the needs and requirements of tourists and even business travelers. The city center is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This makes the city more interesting to explore. The city is home to various sculptures and landmarks that depict the rich history, arts, and culture of its people. One of this is the monument for Tsar Peter the Great who founded the city in 1703. Nicknamed as the "Venice of the North", there are a substantial number of canals in St. Petersburg, many of which are not just water thoroughfares but also scenic areas to take a stroll along its banks. The city is also home to the largest art museum not just in Russia but the rest of the world: The Hermitage. Travelers can also find a lot of other interesting museums in the city. Grand architecture is also plentiful in the city. Examples are that of the Menshikov's Palace, the Kunstkamera, Peter and Paul Fortress, and the Church of the Saviour. Don't forget to check out the Theban Sphinxes, structures that are more than 3,000 years older than this already old city.
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Below are reviews of the city of Saint Petersburg, Russia from an actual visitor's perspective.
Score 4.0 / 5
Plenty of sights and landmarks to see. The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is a memorable must!
"Plan Your Own Itinerary"
Score 5.0 / 5
Day 1: City Walk (Isaac Cathedral, Vodka Museum, Palace Square, Strelka, Peter and Paul Fortress- the Church of the Saviour of Spilt Blood.Day 2: Museum of Siege, Artillery Museum, Smolny Institute/Lenin Museum and Smolny Cathedral.Day 3: Marine Cathedral in Kronstadt, Fort Alexander I and Peterhof.
Score 5.0 / 5
Saint Petersburg city center is one of the most beautiful cities in the world!
The average traveler rating of the city of Saint Petersburg, Russia shown above is 4.7 out of 5 based on 3 reviews