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Exploring St. Petersburg, Russia

St-Petersburg

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St. Petersburg is without a doubt the culture capital of Russia, a place set for an ice queen with breathtaking architecture, theatre and ballet scene.

When in St. Petersburg, make sure you visit the Winter Palace and the Kazan Cathedral, as well as browse though the city’s rich art, dining and cultural gems.

Also known as Russia’s imperial capital, St. Petersburg is home to some of the best museums and galleries in the country.

Whether you are a ballet, opera or theatre fan or not, catching a show in St. Petersburg is a magnificent experience that more than compares to the cultural scene of Paris, London or New York.

Take a tour of the Alexander Nevsky monastery, named after the patron saint of St. Petersburg or the Peter and Paul Fortress, a burial sight of the Romanov family.

Visit the summer residence of Russian rulers, take a Pushkin tour and enjoy the lavish interiors, elaborate exteriors and revealed secrets of one of the most intriguing places in Eastern Europe.