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St. Petersburg attractions overview

Saint Petersburg attractions and sights. Travel guide.


Peter and Paul Fortress


Peter and Paul Fortress Peter and Paul Fortress is one of the most famous sights of St. Petersburg. This is one of the most visited places in the city. Peter and Paul Fortress is the place from which the city construction began. It is the historic city center.

Palace Square


Winter Palace St. Petersburg The Palace Square (Дворцовая площадь) is the main square of Saint Petersburg. Some of the famous city attractions are located here. The most famous museum of St. Petersburg is located on the Palace Square - the Hermitage. Various events for public are often held here.

Saint Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg


Saint Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg St. Isaac's Cathedral is one of the most famous sights of St. Petersburg. A silhouette of Cathedral is well recognizableand can be considered as one of the symbols of the city. Its large, gold-plated dome is visible from many places of St.

Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood


The church of the Savior on Spilled Blood photo. The Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood (Спас на Крови, Church on Spilled Blood) is one of the most famous sights of St. Petersburg. It was built on the site where an attempt on the emperor’s life in St.

Tourist attractions of Saint Petersburg


Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange  and Rostral Columns photo The most famous attractions of Saint Petersburg are well known over the world. This is the Palace Square with located on it Winter Palace, St.

Oranienbaum Park


Oranienbaum is a large park (palace and park ensemble), which is located near St. Petersburg, on the western outskirts of the Lomonosov town. The park is located on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, to the west of St. Petersburg. Oranienbaum is located at a distance approximately 9 kilometers from the Peterhof. The distance from the Palace Square in a straight line is about 31 kilometers. Metro Station “Prospekt Veteranov” is located approximately at a distance 28 kilometers from the park.

Business Center "Lakhta Center"


Business Center "Lakhta Center" is being under construction business center in St. Petersburg. The main building of Lakhta Center will be a skyscraper, a tower with a maximum height of 462 meters. It will be the tallest building in St. Petersburg, in Russia and in Europe. Lakhta Center will be one of St. Petersburg attractions.


Egyptian Sphinxes in Saint Petersburg


Egyptian Sphinxes in Saint Petersburg photo. One of attractions of St. Petersburg is the ancient Egyptian sphinxes. Two sphinxes are in a beautiful location on Vasilevsky Island, on the banks of the Neva River (near the “Blagoveschensky” bridge).

"New Holland" in Saint Petersburg


New Holland arch New Holland is a small island in the Admiralty district of St. Petersburg. It is surrounded on three sides by the Moika River, Kryukov and Admiralty channels. Walking along the embankment of the river Moika, near building number 106, you will surely notice the imposing arch. Arch of “New Holland” island cannot be unnoticed.

Yusupovsky Palace


Moika Palace or Yusupov Palace The Moika Palace or Yusupov Palace (Юсуповский дворец) is one of the most famous tourist attractions of St. Petersburg. Many wealthy and influential people lived in St. Petersburg. There are saved many palaces they owned.



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