Saint Petersburg Off The Beaten Path

  • Aurora from the St Petersburg (Leningrad) Hotel
    Aurora from the St Petersburg...
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  • Prow of Aurora back to the St. Petersburg Hotel
    Prow of Aurora back to the St....
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  • Aurora from in front of the hotel
    Aurora from in front of the hotel
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Saint Petersburg

  • 1. Museums

    The State Memorial Museum of the Fieldmarshal Alexander Suvorov the Count of Rymnik and Duke of Italy (1730-1800) was founded in 1904 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. That museum is dedicated to the best...

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  • 2. Cathedrals and Churches

    The Convent of St. John of Rila is the largest convent in St. Petersburg, Russia and the only stauropegic monastery in the region. It was established on the bank of the Karpovka River by Saint John of...

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  • 3. City Environs

    This is a wonderful water (observing) tower, which stays amazing all year round. It’s a little castle among the industrial decadent style of the time of Kerensky. It used to belong to the Obukhovsky...

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  • 4. Habits and Ways

    Watch all the latest releases like Harry Potter in 3D in large iMax format new in 2007 It is about 350 rubles for first run movies Kinostar City iMax theater Ksomonavtov 14 Raduga Center Free bus to...

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  • 5. Monuments

    This monument is dedicated to the firefighters of St.Petersburg.It is located outside the now disused 9th station of 8th brigade. Built in 1884.The station on its own is well worth seeing if your in...

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  • 6. Something special

    A beautiful building located close to the Palace. This photo was taken from the fountains and we did not have time to visit. During the reign of Empress Elisabeth, daughter of Peter the Great, the...

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  • 7. Downtown Sites

    There is a place on Bolshoi Konushennoii Street (a side street off of the Nevskii Prospekt, across from the Kazan church) that makes Russian Doughnuts. They only have one item on the menu, and the...

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  • 8. Rivers and Canals

    The old Dutch ship building works between the Moika River and the Neva River are on of the interesting architectural sites from the early 1700s. Large buildings of red bricks are monuments left to the...

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  • 9. Bridges

    Volodarsky Bridge......... Bridges in St Petersburg are lifted,,,,,this is very important to know. You can get trapped on the wrong side of the bridge at night and it doesn't open untill early...

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  • 10. Sea Port

    It is surprising how the first sun feels so warm as winter starts to relent its hold. Locals gather along the Peter and Paul Fortress to gather the first warm rays as they bounce off the ice and...

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  • 11. Moscow city

    If you have an idea to prolong staying in Russia and to visit Moscow after VT-meeting in Saint-Petersburg, you may send all questions about Moscow and about...

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  • 12. The Cruiser "Aurora"

    The Aurora features in some of my parent's photos around their hotel (which is now the St. Petersburg Hotel but was the Hotel Leningrad when they visited in...

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  • 13. White Tulip

    State Scientific Center of Russia Central Scientific Research and Experimental Design Institute of Robotics and Technical Cybernetics is one of the largest...

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  • 14. Commandants' Cemetery in Peter and Paul Fortress

    I am interested in photographing cemeteries and memorials and statues that are found there. Our guide wasn't able to think of any cemeteries that were near to...

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  • 15. Hidden courts and passages

    A typical late 19th centure neighbourhood of SPb comprises of so-called "profit" homes, built especially for rental. Such builkdings sometimes have nice...

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  • 16. a little corner of Egypt

    You can find a little corner of Egypt even in Saint Petresburg... not only there's a gracious Egyptian bridge, but there are also two sphynxes, on Sphynx...

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  • 17. Playing violoncello

    Music is part of the Russian culture and you can see this artistic manifestation everywhere. In St. Petersburg there are many palaces where you can appreciate...

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  • 18. Off the beaten path

    Summer Garden is just ONE of the many places that you can go to that I believe are not usually a part of a tour. That comes from my personal observation of a...

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  • 19. Summer Gardens

    Many tourists probably walk near the gardens, however never take the time to enter them. This is a favorite spot for locals and a nice way to cool off in the...

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  • 20. Spotting the Polis Lada

    During your trip to St. Petersburg, make sure you spot a legendary Polis Lada. Like from early days, but real also today.

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  • 21. Day trip to Peterhof Palace

    Went on a day trip (18 miles west of St. Petersburg) to the Peterhof Palace. Built in 1720, the mastermind of Peter the Great.

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