Saint Petersburg is a beautiful city and I recommend to start getting to know it with a city tour. Itinerary depends on where you are staying in the city but in general description will be like this: We go to the Nevsky Prospect passing Gostiny Dvor (The oldest shopping mall in Russia – middle of 18th century), the Kazan Cathedral – the main cathedral of St. Petersburg, Singer headquarters (yes, exactly the famous sowing machine maker, he did not invent it but was a marketing genious!). Who does not know Beef Stroganoff? Famous dish – sliced beef with creamy sauce- we will see the family nest manor of the Stroganoff family.

Faberge Museum is my favorite museum. It’s very nicely designed, no crowds. There are more people just in the Blue Room because of…

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Peterhof is the first imperial residence of Peter the Great, the founder of St.Petersburg ( if we don’t consider Strelna town where it…

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The famous Amber Room! Who has not heard about it? Unique and beautiful! The residence itself is called Tsarskoe Selo (Village of the…

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Pavlovsk is the sweetest town, the former residence of the emperor Paul I, but usually  it is more related, to his spouse, the…

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Gatchina is the favorite residence of the emperor Alexander III. The place where brothers and sisters of future last Russian emperor Nicholas II…

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Kronshtadt is the city of Russian sea glory. It Is slightly older than St. Petersburg, literally  3 months older. At the beginning of…

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