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Saint Petersburg – Russia’s cultural heart

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia. It is located in Eastern Europe, on the shore of the Baltic Sea.  The main river in the city is Neva. This city was named to honor St. Peter- the founder of the city.

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg

History is everywhere in the city center. If you are interested in Russian history this is the city for you. In the past , Saint Petersburg was Russia’s capital for two centuries.

St. Petersburg has often been called the Venice of the North. It is situated on forty islands. You can enjoy the beauty of this city in the boat.

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg

With hundreds of splendid museums, cathedrals, palaces, gardens, and monuments, during the past years the city of Saint Petersburg has become an accessible and important center of tourism.


If you are museum fan, the Salvador Dali museum is a museum dedicated to the work of the artist Salvador Dali.

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A side trip for St. Petersburg is the perfect Fort De Soto Park. It is a beautiful park on five offshore keys- Madelaine KEY, St. Jean Key, Bonne Fortune Key and Mullet Key.

Downtown St. Petersburg is perhaps one of the most beautiful places in Russia.

st petersburg

Russians are great at making amazing food, so maybe one of the main reasons to visit this city is to experience the unique taste of Russian food. And later you can join a great party in the clubs or bars of St. Petersburg.

russian food

You will find many interesting historical building in the Palace Square in Saint Petersburg. Russia is the world’s largest country with breathtaking scenes.

palace square

Russian vodka is famous in the world for its classic taste and its clarity.

russian vodka

Saint Petersburg offers a lot- unforgettable nightlife, fine dining, art and architecture. Over all it is a cultural destination for many repeat visits. Make sure you taste Russian vodka. Cheers.