The top things to see and do in St. Petersburg, Russia

Saint Petersburg, you are fascinating

7 Awesome Things to Do in St. Petersburg, Russia When I thought about Russia, I thought of dull, concrete and communist buildings and about the past full of war and terror.  When I first arrived in St. Petersburg in 2001, I had to revise my opinion right away. What a beautiful and impressive city. It remains the most beautiful European city I have ever visited, and that includes Paris and Rome. Here is an extended tour of this most northern Metropole in the world.

7 Awesome Things to Do in St. Petersburg, Russia

7 Awesome Things to Do in St. Petersburg, Russia When I thought about Russia, I thought of dull, concrete and communist buildings and about the past full of war and terror. When I first arrived in St. Petersburg in 2001, I had to revise my opinion right away. What a beautiful and impressive city. It remains the most beautiful European city I have ever visited, and that includes Paris and Rome. Here is an extended tour of this most northern Metropole in the world.

Things you can not miss in St. Petersburg Russia. After our 3 days in St. Petersburg we can understand why it was named Europe’s leading destination at the World Travel Awards. The city has a way of presenting itself that is unique to what you would normally see while traveling in Europe. Click to read more at http://www.divergenttravelers.com/best-photo-spots-in-st-petersburg-russia/

Best Photo Spots in St. Petersburg, Russia

Things you can not miss in St. Petersburg Russia. After our 3 days in St. Petersburg we can understand why it was named Europe’s leading destination at the World Travel Awards. The city has a way of presenting itself that is unique to what you would normally see while traveling in Europe. Click to read more at http://www.divergenttravelers.com/best-photo-spots-in-st-petersburg-russia/

Arch of the General Staff Building in St. Petersburg, Russia built to commemorate Russia's victory over Napolean. by Massimillanogalardi - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Arch of the General Staff Building in St. Petersburg, Russia built to commemorate Russia's victory over Napolean. by Massimillanogalardi - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

The CATHERINE PALACE St Petersburg Russia ~ Although the palace is popularly associated with Catherine II ("The Great"), she actually regarded its "whipped cream" architecture as old-fashioned. It was originally built in 1717 for Catherine I, the 2nd wife of Peter The Great, as her summer palace.

The CATHERINE PALACE St Petersburg Russia ~ Although the palace is popularly associated with Catherine II ("The Great"), she actually regarded its "whipped cream" architecture as old-fashioned. It was originally built in 1717 for Catherine I, the 2nd wife of Peter The Great, as her summer palace.

The Hermitage - Russian Czars Winter  Palace in  St Petersburg .The great art collection of Catherine II is housed here.

The Hermitage - Russian Czars Winter Palace in St Petersburg .The great art collection of Catherine II is housed here.

The Church on Spilled Blood -- St. Petersburg, Russia- photos only capture part of the grandeur! It is awe inspiring!

The Church on Spilled Blood -- St. Petersburg, Russia- photos only capture part of the grandeur! It is awe inspiring!

The Summer Palace of the Romanov, Saint Petersburg, Russia http://www.bestguides-spb.com/tour-hermitage.html

The Summer Palace of the Romanov, Saint Petersburg, Russia http://www.bestguides-spb.com/tour-hermitage.html

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