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River Boat Trip in Saint Petersburg
"Take the cruise along the Golden Ring of the Northern Venice with the views on the St. Nicholas Cathedral Mariinsky Theatre Moika River Embankment New Holland island Stroganov and Mariinsky Palaces St. Isaac’s Cathedral General Staff Building
From $120.00
 
St Petersburg Private Custom Day Tour
"Your private tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel holding a sign with your name on. Afterwards you will discuss what you will going to see. You can then set off for your tour and let your guide fill you in with all information possible.As much as you can decide what you want to see here are some highlights that you should not miss: Church on the Spilled Blood St Isaac's cathedral Peter and Paul Fortress Hermitage Yusupov palace
From $150.00
 
Yusupov Palace and St Isaac Cathedral Private Tour
"An exciting tour to one of the most interesting and nicely preserved palaces of the city – Yusupov Palace built in the 1740’s and then bought by Catherine II for one of her ladies in waiting and was eventually bought by Prince Nikolai Yusupov in 1830 for 250000 roubles!  It was here that Prince Felix Yusupov planned and carried out the murder of Rasputin who was lured to the Palace under the pretext of meeting Felix’s young and beautiful wife Irina. All the rooms are beautifully restored and full of art and the highlight must be the exquisite private theatre built for Zineida Yusupov where such renowned artists as Anna Pavlova and Shaliapin have performed. Later in the day the guide will invite you to proceed to the main church of the city - St. Isaac's Cathedral. Commissioned in 1818 by Alexander I
From EUR75.00

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Metro

I find information that this metro is also the world's deepest subway. That explain great view from the top of the escalator. Many metro station here have escalators but longest was build short...
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Trains

There are five railway stations in St. Petersburg. 1) Moscow Railway Station%?c* (“Moskovskiy vokzal” in Russian) is the biggest of all. Trains run to/from Moscow, Sochi, Samara and many other...
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Buses

St Peterline shuttle At 3:30 ,We made our way back to St Isaacs Cathedral to catch the first shuttle back to the ferry.We wondered if it would even be there and were prepared to take a taxi if need...
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By Sea

We paid A$500 including buffet dinner and breakfast, no car. We sailed at 6.30pm but could board about 3 hours in advance - no need, collect your boarding tickets (which act as cabin keys) and meal...
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By Plane

The nearest airport to Saint Petersburg is Pulkovo Airport which is located about 20km south of the city centre. Apparently city buses 39, 39A and minibus K39 operate between the airport and the...
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Canals and Rivers

River cruises are available in Saint Petersburg during the warm season. Usually from May 1 till September 30. There are a lot of cruise boat and water bus stations on the banks of all rivers flowing...
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Outing

The budget way to go to Peterhof – an Imperial summer residence and “capital of fountains” is from Avtovo Metro Station. Take a mini-bus to Peterhof (right across the road, start every 5-10 min. -...
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By Car

Taxi from the Theatre We were fortunate enough to grab a cab in front of the Marlinski theater when we exited. He wanted 1000ruples for the ride but I got him down to 500. The hotel told us that we...
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Taxis

Guidebooks tell you that on arrival, you should get your taxi from the official taxi desk in the airport arrival hall, where the agent will give you a paper saying how much it will cost to your...
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Princess Maria

Princess Maria is the ferry liner ant it transports passengers from Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation to Helsinki, Finland according to schedule approved and published at official site in advance....
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by Bike

Whilst St Petersburg seems a city dedicated to the infernal combusting engined machines I can imagine it being a perfectly cycleable city, during the summer at least. Although the main roads are busy...
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Trams

Trams didn't go along Sadovaya Street and Troitski Bridge for a long time. And now since October 1, 2016 trams #3 run again. I think this route is interesting for tourists because it is in the very...
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Getting From Pulkovo Airport Into The City

At the time of writing, May 2014, there are no direct public transport options from Pulkovo airport into the city centre. There are however regular public bus, and marshrutka services to, and from,...
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Jul 02, 2014

going to or from airport

It is really cheap and easy to go to the airport by public transport. We payed 28 for the metro to station Moskovskaya, blue line. There we were pointed to the right point to get into the right bus....
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Aug 16, 2013

Top Hotels in Saint Petersburg

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Mikhailovskaya Ulitsa 1/7, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191011, Russia
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Bolshaya Morskaya ulitsa 39, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 190000, Russia
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11-ya Liniya, Vasilievsky Ostrov, St. Petersburg, 199178, Russia
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11 Marata street, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191025, Russia
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Emb. Reki Moiki, 99, 190000
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25 Bol'shaya Morskaya, St. Petersburg, 190000, Russia
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Top Things to Do in Saint Petersburg

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Cathedrals and Churches

Popular named Catharina Church, precisely The Catholic Church of St Catherine is the oldest Catholic church in the whole country. Also, this is the only church with the title of basilica. That status...
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Hermitage

As any Great Museum of the World Class, the State Hermitage has collections representing human culture from pre-historic times till XX century. At the ground floor you are going to find hall #65 the...
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Monuments

In front of the Kazan Cathedral is build monument to famous Russian Field Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov (1745-1813) who was buried inside. He was hero of the Patriotic Wars of 1812 against Napoleon. This...
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Nevsky Avenue

When you are strolling along Nevsky Prospect toward the Admiralty pay you attention on the wall of house number 14 built in 1939. On the right hand side from the main entrance you are going to find...
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Palaces

There's a museum in the castle now. On 11th of March 1801 in St. Michael's Castle there was a coup d'etat. Emperor Paul I was strangled by a group of conspirators. Later in the palace was the...
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Parks and Squares

Lenin's Square (Ploschad Lenina) is specious public square. It is outside of popular zone with many attraction but it is popular sight. Some of nice attraction was there. First of all there is Lenin...
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Top 5 Saint Petersburg Writers

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sennaya

"St. Petersburg: a City for all Seasons"
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filipdebont

"St Petersburg : City of Peter the Great"
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Canadienne

"St. Petersburg in Spring"
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balhannah

"STUNNING ST. PETERSBURG!"
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Oleg_D.

"City of the Saint Peter"
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