Popular places of St. Petersburg, a must for your first trip.

In St. Petersburg there are many places that will surprise and amaze you. Culture, archeology will make a lasting impression on you. Imagine a few places to visit.

Cruiser Aurora"

The symbol of the Northern capital, this revolutionary cruiser, turned into a ship museum, has truly seen a lot in its time and is now rich in curious historical exhibits.

Alexander Nevsky Lavra

This is the real focus of attractions: the Museum of urban sculpture in the open, the only one in Europe; male Orthodox monastery and Trinity Cathedral, sculptures by Auguste Rodin, the grave of the wife of A.S. Pushkin, famous Decembrists and many of the greatest people of Russia. Certainly an outstanding place.

Kunstkamera

What can you see in St. Petersburg? Of course, the Kunstkamera! In fact, this is the first museum founded by Peter the Great, also founded by the great emperor. Most famous for its exposure to anatomical anomalies (freaks). Immediately, on the University Embankment, it is worth visiting the Zoological and Ethnographic museums.

Bronze Horseman

The monument to Peter I on Senate Square is perhaps the most famous and is also one of the main symbols of St. Petersburg. Opened to the 100th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Peter I. Especially beautiful in the evening lights.
The monument to Peter I on Senate Square is perhaps the most famous and is also one of the main symbols of St. Petersburg. Opened to the 100th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Peter I. Especially beautiful in the evening lights.

Divorced bridges on the Neva

Also, one of Peter’s business cards, which you can look at after one in the morning, when they rise. How to relax in St. Petersburg and not admire this unique sight? Divorced bridges soar above the river, flapping their graceful wings. This is a real tourist attraction, which many prefer to watch from the water, from the side of pleasure boats, boats and motor ships. But from the shore it is still better, experts will tell you where to settle best. A good choice is the Admiralteyskaya or Dvortsovaya embankments. And a very beautiful and mysterious place for walking during the white nights is the vicinity of St. Nicholas Cathedral, from where you can see as many as nine bridges.

Peterhof. Park and Pavilions

Russian Versailles and the real capital of fountains. It is best to go here from May to September, when the fountains work, and in fine, sunny weather, since the pavilions also do not work in the rain. Try to be in place by 11 a.m. when the fountains turn on. And do not forget to change clothes. To go around all the fountains you will need a few hours!

Russian Versailles and the real capital of fountains. It is best to go here from May to September, when the fountains work, and in fine, sunny weather, since the pavilions also do not work in the rain. Try to be in place by 11 a.m. when the fountains turn on. And do not forget to change clothes. To go around all the fountains you will need a few hours!