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.
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..
Travel by boat from the harbor opposite the Winter Palace, you will see the Peterhof palace and large waterfall. This is the World Heritage.
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.
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.
Across the square from the Winter Palace we come to the Neoclassical General Staff.
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.
Nicholas Naval Cathedral contains memorial items to the missing sailors and naval heroes.
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.
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.
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.