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Saint-Petersburg guide for tourists

St. Petersburg guide

  • THE CITY OVERVIEW:
    Saint-Petersburg (known as Petrograd in 1914-1924 and as Leningrad in 1924-1991), with 4,7 million inhabitants is the northernmost major city of the world. Here you will find information about our city: history, location, climate and main facts.

  • THE BEST OF SAINT-PETERSBURG:
    The city of St. Petersburg is known as the cultural treasure house of Russia and it is often referred to as an Open-Air Museum. There are more than 140 museums and around 100 theatres. Useful for travel information on the best sights, museums, and theatres you can find here.

  • USEFUL TRAVEL INFORMATION:
    We provide you with useful information on arrival and departure, emergencies and health, money, communication, transportation, shopping, Russian cuisine, holidays and customs. Here are some advices what to pack and a little vocabulary.

  • TIPS:
    What is the best time for visit to Saint-Petersburg? There are some practical advises and advance tourist tips about Russia's most amazing city.