Peterhof Palace

Russia travel: 10 most beautiful landscapes in St.Petersburg, Russia

Talking about Russia, many still supposedly the city of Tsar St. Petersburg is the Paris of the East. By existence splendor from the Tsar times until today.

Founded in 1703 by Peter the Great of Russia at that time, the city of St. Petersburg to this day still revive the illustrious reputation of a cultural city, with magnificent palaces, the churches so wonderful, and huge museums.

St.Petersburg, Russia

St.Petersburg, Russia

1. Russia travel – st. isaac’s cathedral

st. isaac's cathedral

st. isaac’s cathedral

As one of four largest dome cathedral in the world, St. Isaac’s cathedral is considered one of the most distinctive symbol of the Saint Petersburg city. The cathedral was built in 40 years (1818-1858) according to the design of architect Auguste Montferrand, Aude, French, built from huge granite columns were transported by river from Finland on here. This is one of the cathedrals in Russia have roof top made of transparent material largest..

2. Russia travel – Peterhof Palace and large waterfall

Peterhof Palace

Peterhof Palace

Travel by boat from the harbor opposite the Winter Palace, you will see the Peterhof palace and large waterfall. This is the World Heritage.

3. Russia travel – Fortress of St. Peter and Paul

Fortress of St. Peter and Paul

Fortress of St. Peter and Paul

This is the first bastion of St. Petersburg. When Peter the Great occupied the lands along the Neva River in 1703, He was decided to build a fortress to defend the region from attack by the army and navy Sweden. In the middle of the fort is the Peter & Paul Cathedral, the burial place of Czar from Peter I to Alexander III.

4. Russia travel – The Copper Horse

The Copper Horse

The Copper Horse

Was completed in 1782, is an exist monument from Peter the Great. People sit on the horse are cast simulation Roman hero is riding on one a steed.

5. Russia travel – Neoclassical General Staff

Neoclassical General Staff

Neoclassical General Staff

Across the square from the Winter Palace we come to the Neoclassical General Staff.

6. Russia travel – Easter Cathedral of the Lord

Easter Cathedral of the Lord

Easter Cathedral of the Lord

Built on the place where Tsar Alexander II was killed by injuries in 1881. After the a half-century be ignored, the church was renovated and reopened in 1997.

7. Russia travel – Nicholas Naval Cathedral

Nicholas Naval Cathedral

Nicholas Naval Cathedral

Nicholas Naval Cathedral contains memorial items to the missing sailors and naval heroes.

8. Russia travel – Neva river

Neva river

Neva river

The most popular way to visit St.Petersburg, is boating on the canal and the river Neva. Your journey through the city’s 365 bridges, before reaching the city center to get to the Nevsky Prospekt.

9. Russia travel – Nevsky Prospekt Avenue

Nevsky Prospekt

Nevsky Prospekt Avenue

Here, you can find shops, bustling night life, fashion booth, Stroganov palace with Moroccan style, Kazan Cathedral, 5 subway station, 4 bridges and particularly famous most of them are crossing the bridge Anichkov Fontanka river.

10. Russia travel – Palace Square Pyotr

Palace Square Pyotr

Palace Square Pyotr

In 1905, this place so-called Palace Square,  took place a massacre when crowds marching towards the Winter palace. Today, visitors can tour by carriage or ride a horse around here.