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  • The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood will be one of the highlights on your Russia vacation.
  • Saint Isaac Cathedral is a great photo opportunity on St Petersburg tours.
  • Monument to Emperor Nicholas I and St Isaacs Cathedral
  • The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood in the evening
  • The Peterhof Palace

Known as the cultural capital of the country on Russia vacations, St. Petersburg is a beautiful city offering a blend of European architecture and Russian history. Situated on the eastern tip of the Baltic Sea, St. Petersburg is Russia’s second largest city, and has Neva River running through its centre.

St. Petersburg was founded by Peter the Great in 1703 AD, who then moved Russia’s capital from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 1712. It remained the seat of the Romanov Dynasty and the Imperial Court of the Russian Tzars, as well as the seat of the Russian government, for another 186 years until the communist revolution of 1917.

Known as Petrograd in 1914 during WWI, and later Leningrad in 1924, in honor of communist revolutionary and founder of the Soviet Union, Vladmir I. Lenin, St. Petersburg returned to its original name in 1991, after the fall of the Soviet Union.

St. Petersburg is home to various monuments featuring 18th century architecture. The Hermitage Museum, situated in the former Imperial Winter Palace, features one of the world’s largest art collections along with antiquities to be enjoyed on Russia vacations.

Peter and Paul’s Fortress, once used as a political prison during the tsarist regime, is home to Peter and Paul Cathedral. The church features a prominent 123.2 m (404 ft) bell-tower and is the burial site of most of the Russian tsars.

Once nicknamed ‘Venice of the North’, St. Petersburg offers beautiful sites along the Neva River, including ornate, Baroque bridges, along with scenic canals. With an offering of an opera or ballet performance, a scenic canal tour, and a dining experience featuring Russian crepes and caviar, St. Petersburg is one of the most romantic cities in the world which can be enjoyed while on Russia vacations.

Extend your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your Russia vacation at one of Goway's other European destinations. You can choose from  a Paris vacation, a London vacation or an Amsterdam vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Russia.

 

 

 


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