Panoramic views of St.Petersburg from St. Isaac’s Cathedral.
St. Isaac’s Cathedral is the largest orthodox church and the fourth largest cathedral in the world.
Bridges and streets of St.Petersburg
“Semimostie” (Plave of Seven Bridges)
The view of “Semimostie” is opened from the Pikalov bridge over Griboedov Canal, from where you can see six more bridges: Krasnogvardeyskiy, Novo-Nikolsky and Mogilevsky over Griboedov Canal and Staro-Nikolsky, Smezhny and Kashin – over Kryukov Canal.
Cats Elisey and Vasilisa
St.Petersburg cats Elisey and Vasilisa live on parapets of two buildings of Malaya Sadovaya street. Cats saved the city from rats during the Siege of Leningrad. They are now symbols of St.Petersburg.
Peter and Paul fortress
Peter and Paul fortress was founded in 1703 and is the St. Petersburg first settlement. The fortress is located on an island called Rabbit island. That’s why there are rabbits sculprutes everywhere.
Cathedral of saints Peter and Paul is the oldest church in St. Petersburg, and also the second-tallest building in the city (after the television tower). It is linked to both the history of the city and the Romanov dynasty, as it is home to the graves of nearly all the rulers of Russia since Peter the Great.
Savior on the Spilled Blood Church
The Cathedral was being built from 1883 to 1907 on the place, where tragic event had happened. On 1st of March 1881, Emperor Alexander II, who had been going to the parade of troops on the Field of Mars, was mortally wounded here. His son, Alexander III, ordered to build a church on this spotto. Not only Russians, but also residents of other Slavic countries donated money for the construction of the church. On the walls of the bell tower, there are more than a hundred mosaic coats of arms of the cities and towns that participated in fundraising.
St. Michael’s Castle
John Lennon Street
A small and surprising passageway in St. Petersburg devoted to the Beatles.
The F.M. Dostoevsky Literary Memorial Museum was opened on November 12, 1971 in the former apartment of the famous writer in St. Petersburg.
Night views of St. Petersburg
Ostap Bender monument
Monument to the St. Petersburg Photographer which was created in 2001 next to the building where the photographer Karl Bulla had a famous studio.
Nice place to visit in St. Petersburg (Подвал бродячей собаки, The Neon coffee, Room 13)
Pushkin, a small town in the neighborhood of St. Petersburg, was a summer residence of Romanov’s tzars family. Very beautiful place of architectural masterpieces and gardens.
Catherine palace, baroque 18th-century palace with large grounds where Russian royal family spent their summers.
The town is also famous because of poets, writers, the genius representatives of the Russian culture, who lived, worked, or just were inspired by its beauty. One of the greatest Russian poets A.S. Pushkin spent his youth and studied at the liceum here.
The historic centre of Kronstadt (located on Kotlin island just west of St. Petersburg) and its fortifications are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas is the last and largest of the naval cathedrals of the Russian Empire.
Guld of Finland