St. Petersburg

Peterhof Palace & Gardens – Tips for Planning the Best Day Trip from St. Petersburg
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Peterhof Palace & Gardens – Tips for Planning the Best Day Trip from St. Petersburg

The Peterhof Palace and Gardens are nicknamed the “Russian Versailles” thanks to its more than 140 dazzling fountains. It’s absolutely astonishing to see and a must-visit if you are traveling to St. Petersburg, Russia! However, as is the theme with most tourist attractions in Moscow and St. Petersburg – it can be rather confusing and…

Where to Find the Best View of St. Petersburg, Russia – St. Isaac’s Colonnade
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Where to Find the Best View of St. Petersburg, Russia – St. Isaac’s Colonnade

The best view of St. Petersburg, Russia is arguably from atop St. Isaac’s Cathedral. Visiting this beautiful cathedral should already be on your itinerary for St. Petersburg, as its interior is as spectacular as its gilded dome exterior. However, getting to its colonnade is not for the faint of heart! It requires scaling nearly 300…

Is it Worth Adding the Fabergé Museum to Your St. Petersburg, Russia Itinerary?
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Is it Worth Adding the Fabergé Museum to Your St. Petersburg, Russia Itinerary?

You can’t visit Russia without hearing about the famous Fabergé eggs. You’ll likely see large crowds gathered around their single display case in Moscow inside the Kremlin Armoury. However, the world’s largest collection of these eggs belongs to the Fabergé Museum in St. Petersburg! (And the Fabergé Museum in St. Petersburg allows photos, unlike in…

How to Spend 2 Days in St. Petersburg During the Winter
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How to Spend 2 Days in St. Petersburg During the Winter

Visiting St. Petersburg, Russia in the wintertime is a magical experience. You just have to be sure to bring some VERY warm clothes and adjust your itinerary accordingly. Certain famous attractions, like the Peterhof fountains, will be drained…and taking a canal ride? Yeah, that’s not happening. But don’t let that deter you – the beautiful,…