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The Best Places to Visit in Saint Petersburg (Russia - Destinations)

Gorchakovschinsky Falls and Lyubshanskaya Fortress Gorchakovschinsky Falls and Lyubshanskaya Fortress
Not far from the historic village Issad in the woods you can find a beautiful waterfall - quite rare for this area. Gorchakovschinsky Falls is the highest waterfall of the Leningrad region which reaches the height of four meters. Visitors find the waterfall in its own beauty because it is situated in the forest. There is a unique monument of ancient architecture in this area too- the Lyubshanskaya fortress. It was opened in 1990, thanks to the expedition of the Archeology Institute of Academy...
Seven Bridges (Semimostye) Seven Bridges (Semimostye)
The image of St. Petersburg is inextricably linked with bridges. One of the bright sights of the city is Semimostye, a bunch of seven bridges, full of legends and fairy tales.The Seven Bridges Point is one of the most beautiful places in St. Petersburg!   If you find yourself on the embankment near the St. Nicholas Cathedral, you will be able to see the wonderful miracle of engineering - the intersection of three bridges: Pikalov, Staro-Nikolsky and...
Senate Square Senate Square
The Senate Square was part of the Alexander Garden at the Admiralty, and only at the end of the XIX century it was paved with cobblestone. It was here where in 1825 an uprising of the Decembrists took place (therefore the second name of the square is the Decembrists' Square), during which more than one thousand people died.It is situated on the left bank of the Bolshaya Neva, in front of Saint Isaac's Cathedral.   ...

The best places to visit in Russia (Russia - World Tourism)

The Peterhof Palace The Peterhof Palace
  The Peterhof Palace is actually a series of palaces and gardens located in Saint Petersburg, Russia, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great. These Palaces and gardens are sometimes referred as the "Russian Versailles". The palace-ensemble along with the city centre is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The most prominent architectural landmark of Peterhof palace and park ensembled is a huge baroque building of the Peterhof Palace, also known as “Petrodvorets”. The palace was built in the style of Petrine Baroque, "in 1714-1...
 Lake Baikal Lake Baikal
 It is one of the most beautiful lakes on earth. Once there, you will find that everywhere you look, you discover a magnificent sight to admire. Lake Baikal, located in southern East Siberia, is the largest reservoir of fresh water in the world. Its ability is 23,000 m3 and constitute 20% of the world's water. He is about 30 million years, and although scientists are trying to guess its mysteries. The lake has a special geographical location: Lake Baikal, is surrounded by mountains, in a huge depression.   ...
The Hermitage Museum The Hermitage Museum
    The Hermitage is a state treasury, which is completing its stores and storage during several centuries. Therefore, the number of its museum exhibits is enormous. The State Hermitage Museum has a collection, numbering about three million works of art and monuments of world culture. In its structure  are present painting, drawing, sculpture and applied art, archaeological and numismatic materials. The Hermitage is one of the largest art museums in the world, the exhibitions and art collections from all m...