St. Petersburg

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The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
9
Admiralteisky
7 reviews
Climb the 250 steps to the colonnade surrounding the gilt dome for 360-degree views of the city. — Travel + Leisure
The State Hermitage Museum
9
Admiralteisky
6 reviews
The Winter Palace would be a museum itself even if it didn't hold the Hermitage Museum, one of the world's largest and most valuable collections of fine art. — Frommer's
State Russian Museum
8
Nevskiy
6 reviews
This museum should be on every visitor's itinerary, even those who know or care little about Russian art, despite its hefty admission fee. — Frommer's
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
8
Nevskiy
4 reviews
The Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood thrusts skyward its polychrome cabled onion domes on the very spot where Tsar Alexander II, to whom it is dedicated, was assassinated in 1881. — Michelin Guide
Peter and Paul Fortress
8
Petrogradsky
5 reviews
Other exhibits include an extremely odd – and controversial – statue of Peter the Great, a working mint and the cells where Tsarist-era revolutionaries were held. — The Telegraph
Holy Trinity Alexander Nevskiy Lavra
8
4 reviews
The word lavra in Russian is reserved for a monastery of the highest order, of which there are just four in all of Russia and Ukraine. — Fodor's
Winter Palace of Peter I
8
Admiralteisky
3 reviews
The Winter Palace, seat of the Hermitage Museum since the October Revolution, is very impressive with its long pistachio green facade dotted with 400 immaculate white columns — Michelin Guide
State Academical Mariinskiy Theatre
8
4 reviews
Viewing anything in this theater makes you feel regal, even if the performance is limp and you're in sneakers. — Frommer's
Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan
8
Nevskiy
4 reviews
The cathedral was named after the icon of Our Lady of Kazan, whose intriguing tale is the first item in church brochures. — Frommer's
Summer Garden & Palace of Peter I
8
Admiralteisky
4 reviews
One of Peter the Great's passions was inspired by Versailles. — Fodor's
Kunstkamera
8
Vasilyevsky Island
3 reviews
Houses the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography but still includes a room with Peter's original collection, a truly bizarre assortment. — Fodor's
Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island
8
Vasilyevsky Island
3 reviews
This bit of land...affords a dazzling view of the Winter Palace and the Peter and Paul Fortress, and reveals the city's triumphant rise from a watery outpost to an elegant metropolis. — Fodor's
Dostoevsky Museum
7
3 reviews
The Dostoevsky Literary Memorial Museum, in the heart of the quarter that so inspired him, is a must for connoisseurs of the master — Michelin Guide
The General Staff Building
7
Admiralteisky
4 reviews
The General Staff Building occupies the entire southern side of the square, its curved façade stretching out for 580m. — Michelin Guide
Nevsky Prospekt
7
Nevskiy
4 reviews
St. Petersburg's most famous street, the Russian Champs-Élysées, was laid out in 1710, beginning and ending at different bends of the Neva River and just short of 5 km (3 miles) long. — Fodor's
Russian Vodka Museum
7
Admiralteisky
3 reviews
You will learn about the techniques for making this 40° plus grain alcohol, the history of its consumption, its thousands of brands, and there's even a reconstructed tavern. — Michelin Guide
Russian State Museum of Arctic and Antarctic
7
3 reviews
This curious collection of artifacts brought back from polar expeditions is not for everyone, but if you're fascinated by snow, northern cultures, or geology, stop in. — Frommer's
Palace Square
7
Admiralteisky
3 reviews
One of the world's most magnificent plazas is a stunning ensemble of buildings and open space, a combination of several seemingly incongruous architectural styles in perfect harmony. — Fodor's
New Holland Island
7
Admiralteisky
2 reviews
Linked to the history of the Navy, New Holland is to this day a military ground closed to the public, but urban development plans are underway. — Michelin Guide
Architect Rossi Street
7
Nevskiy
2 reviews
The street named for architect Carlo Rossi, the Italian architect who designed many of the classical buildings in St. Petersburg, has extraordinary proportions. — Fodor's
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