The city of St. Petersburg, Russia is located by the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea
and the mouth of the
Neva River. In 1703 the famous Russian Tzar Peter the Great ordered to build the Peter and Paul Fortress to
protect Russian border from the enemies. It was the first building of the new city.
In 1712 Saint Petersburg became the capital of Russia. Later in the 20th Century the capital was moved to
Moscow but St. Petersburg is often called the "Northern" or "Cultural" capital of the country.
St. Petersburg is full of historical and cultural sights and attractions. The city hosts world-class
museums including the Hermitage Museum, the Russian Museum and Ethnography Museum. Historic landmarks of the city
centre are represented by the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, the Cruiser Aurora, Saint Isaac's Cathedral
and numerous churches. Imperial palaces and parks of Peterhof, Pushkin and Pavlovsk are of the exceptional beauty.
St. Petersburg was a home town of the world known Russian writers Pushkin and Dostoevsky and one can visit
apartments they lived in.
St. Petersburg is also famous for its theatres. Attending the ballet at Mariinsky theatre, Mikhailovsky theatre or the
Hermitage theatre St. Petersburg is the real Russian experience.
We are offering a variety of tours, excursions and hotels in St. Petersburg.
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