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Located on the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea, the Russian city of St Petersburg is one of the most famous destinations in Russia, attracting millions of tourists every year. Founded in 1703 by Tsar Peter the Great, St Petersburg is the 2nd largest city in Russia and is known for its stunning architecture, beautiful parks, and rich historical significance. The city is dotted with numerous palaces, cathedrals, museums, bridges, theaters, parks, and monuments, each an attraction in itself. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a picture postcard city that will mesmerize visitors of all ages and interests. TABLE OF CONTENTS: St. Petersburg Overview - Culture - Location & Orientation - Climate & When to Visit - Sightseeing Highlights - Hermitage Museum & Winter Palace - Vasilievsky Island - Naval Museum & Old Stock Exchange - Andreyevsky Cathedral - The Twelve Colleges at St Petersburg State University - Erata Museum - Kunstkamera Museum - Ancient Theban Sphinxes - Peter & Paul Fortress - Church of the Savior on Blood - St. Alexander Nevsky Monastery - Bridges on the River Neva - Artillery Museum - Palace Square - St Isaac’s Cathedral & Museum - Kazan Cathedral - Recommendations for the Budget Traveler - Places to Stay - Alexander House Hotel - Comfort 10 Hotel - Petro Palace Hotel - Rentroom B&B - Old Vienna - Places to Eat & Drink - Zoom Café - Romeo’s Bar & Kitchen - Chekhov - Tandoor Indian Restaurant - Stolle - Places to Shop - Dom Knigi - Galeria Shopping Mall - Artcity Souvenir Salon - Imagine-Club Vinyl Records Store - Pushkinskaya 10 Art Center

GENRE
Travel & Adventure
RELEASED
2015
August 6
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
80
Pages
PUBLISHER
Astute Press
SIZE
597.2
KB

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