Sights and Attractions

What to see in St. Petersburg

St Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities of Russia. It has a great variety of sights and attractions, all breath-taking and interesting to visit. Some of them are more famous, some are less, but still each of city and suburbs tourist destinations are worth seeing. Below you can find a list of places to visit in St Petersburg. There are churches and cathedrals, museums and monuments, palaces and parks, popular walking streets, squares and bridges, theatres. If you want to know more about these or other attractions, leave your request or book a private tour straight away.

The historical model theater "PETROVSKAYA AQUATORIA" is a new ambitious interactive project that has no analogues in Russia and abroad!   The PETROVSKAYA AQUATORIA model theater is located on the sixth floor of the "Admiral" shopping and entertainment complex, located above the lobby of the…

We all know that in Russian history, two rulers were officially awarded the title of Great - Peter 1 and Catherine 2. And if the main monument to the emperor is located on the embankment with a gaze facing the Neva, then the monument to…

Who doesn't know the Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow? It is one of the largest museums in the world dedicated to space exploration and rocketry. However, St. Petersburg also has its own museum of cosmonautics - much smaller in size, but certainly no less significant…

The branch of the Museum of the History of the City, telling about its life and development in the 1920s-40s, is located in a large prominent building on the English Embankment on the banks of the Neva, which itself is a vivid example of the…

Monument to Fyodor Dostoevsky in St Petersburg

The first monument to F. Dostoevsky was erected in Moscow on Tsvetnoy Boulevard in 1918 as part of Lenin's plan of monumental propaganda - a granite statue by the sculptor Merkurov of 1911-1913. However, in 1936 the monument was moved to Dostoevsky Street in front…

Alexandrinsky Theatre - Russian State Academy Drama Theater, Saint Petersburg Russia

The legendary Alexandrinsky Theater is the oldest national theater in Russia. It was established by a Senate Decree signed by the daughter of Peter the Great, Empress Elizabeth on August 30, 1756. The theater became the first state public theater in Russia and began its…

Kronstadt Naval Cathedral

The city of Kronstadt is located on the Kotlin Island in the Gulf of Finland. In 2011, it was connected to the southern and northern parts of the city by a highway as part of a complex of flood protection structures in St. Petersburg. The…

Battleship Poltava. Photo by Andrey Shremetev

The battleship Poltava project is a faithful recreation for museum purposes of the first large ship of the Russian Navy, launched at the St. Petersburg Admiralty in 1712. The choice of the name of the ship was not accidental - in honor of the place…

View on the palace in Oranienbaum from the front lawn

The palace and park ensemble “Oranienbaum” is located in the city of Lomonosov, so named in Soviet times in honor of the great Russian scientist Mikhail Lomonosov. It is located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, 40 km from St. Petersburg near…

The fortress of Old Ladoga from a bird-eye view

Thus begins the folk epic of the 12th century, "The Tale of Bygone Years," recorded by monk Nestor. This document forms the basis of historical research on the beginning of Russian statehood. And in accordance with it, the fragmented principalities on the territory of the…