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St. Petersburg attractions overview

Saint Petersburg attractions and sights. Travel guide.


Pushkin town

Submitted by Visit Plus on Thu, 04/21/2011 - 18:45

Pushkin is a small town located just south of St. Petersburg. It is widely known and popular with tourists due to its parks and the famous Catherine Palace. Until 1918 the town was called Tsarskoye Selo, from 1918 to 1937 – Detskoye Selo. Pushkin is located at a distance about 25 kilometers south of the center of St. Petersburg (Palace Square). The distance from the ring road is about 11 kilometers. Do not be confused: there is the city with a similar name Pushkino near Moscow.


The "Aurora" cruiser

Submitted by Visit Plus on Sun, 03/20/2011 - 20:20

Aurora Cruiser Aurora is one of the most famous sights of St. Petersburg. It is located at the Petrogradskaya embankment, approximately 1 kilometer to east of the Peter and Paul fortress. During Soviet times, it was considered as one of the October Revolution of 1917 symbol, and the majority of visitors tried to visit it in St.




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