Sankt-Peterburg... White nights and bascule bridges over the Neva... Hedonistic spirit and
artistic aura is reflected in virtually any detail. The city is very young, but people already call it an
open-air museum. The sights of Sankt-Peterburg annually attract millions of tourists from all over
the world. Sankt-Peterburg is famous for its palaces, temples, architectural ensembles, parks, and
monuments. The city is sprawled along the banks of the Neva River and is sometimes called Venice
of the North. Famous attractions include numerous bridges (more than 300), granite river
embankments, and canals with openwork fences.
Sankt-Peterburg is considered Russia's cultural capital. Book one of our certified tour guides
to show you the city’s cultural highlights, one of the most prominent being the Hermitage. It is a
large museum complex and the pearl of the Winter Palace. Among countless artworks and
masterpieces, you will be able to appraise Empress Catherine II’s personal art collection.
A visit to the Mariinsky Theatre is a must. Its charming vintage interior, the artful
performance of talented actors, and sounds of beautiful orchestral music cannot leave you cold.
You should also see the St. Isaac's Cathedral, located in the city center, with one of the largest
domes in the world. A favorite place of all tourists, the Cathedral offers the most beautiful view of
See the legendary Peter and Paul Cathedral, which was once the burial place of the
emperors. Walk in the lovely Summer Garden, where the beautiful ponds and chirping birds create
a sense of serenity.
During the White night, stay up and watch the breathtaking spectacle of the Neva River
bridges opening to let boat traffic through.