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.

Lakhta centre on the sunset. Saint Petersburg, Russia

Alongside with Gazprom Arena, Lakhta Center is another modern sight of Saint Petersburg that got international recognition. In fact, the construction of this building was also sponsored by Gazprom, and it works as the headquarters of the corporation. Lakhta Center is situated in the historical…

Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg Russia

This is one of the most up-to-date infrastructural constructions in Saint Petersburg, which is despite its short existence, is well-known worldwide. Zenit Arena, or as it is called starting from December 2018 - Gazprom Arena, is the greatest platform in St Petersburg, open all year…

Blue bridge in Saint Petersburg Russia

Saint Petersburg is a city of bridges the differ in their beautiful looks and interesting names. However, there are several crossings in the city that looked quite similar. In order to differentiate them, in 1730s it was suggested to paint the bridges, in particular, their…

Bolshoy Drama Theatre in Saint Petersburg Russia

Bolshoi Drama Theatre was established in 1918 by Maksim Gorky, Aleksander Blok and Maria Andreeva. Its first season started from the tragedy by Friedrich Schiller “Don Carlos”. The building of the theatre Building on the Fontanka river was constructed by the Swiss architect Ludwig Fontan…

The night view on Smolny Cathedral and Bolsheokhtinsky bridge

One of the most tremendous engineering constructions of Saint Petersburg, Bolsheokhtinsky bridge is often compared with the Eiffel tower thanks to its metal, look-a-like bracing and elements. Nowadays it is a popular transportation and pedestrian bridge that connects the historical region Okhta with the city…

Lomonosov bridge in St Petersburg

Lomonosov bridge, also known as Chernyshev bridge, is located in the central region of Saint Petersburg. The bridge crosses the Fontanka river where it intersects Lomonosov Street. Initially the bridge was wooden and was called the Catherine bridge in honor of the Empress Catherine the…

Mariinsky Palace on Isaac's Square in St Petersburg

Mariinsky Palace in Saint Petersburg had an essential role in the political life of Russia. Initially, it was home for the daughter of Nicolas I. Later, alongside with Winter and Tauride Palaces it was one of the political palaces of that time. The Palace served…

Kissing bridge in St Petersburg is a very romantic place.

If you are looking for a romantic place, this is the one. Kissing bridge, or as it is called in Russian “Potseluev most” is among the most charming sights of Saint Petersburg. The bridge crosses the Moyka river if moving along Glinka Street. Speaking of…

The water view on Sheremetev Palace

The former residence of the earls Sheremetevs is a cultural monument and a historical building in Saint Petersburg. Nowadays, there you will find one of the branches of St Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music. Actually, Sheremetev Palace is also called the Fountain House…

Fountain on Lenin Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Lenin Square is located in a comfortable traffic intersection between Finland Railway Station and the Neva river. History in brief Up to the 18th century, that area was called “The wolf’s field”. It was a cattle pasture and a city dump. A part of it…