Rostral Columns on Vasilyevsky Island in St Petersburg

Vasilyevsky Island

Vasilyevsky Island, the largest of St Petersburg’s islands, is one of the most picturesque areas of historic St Petersburg that features Old Stock Exchange, the Rostral Columns, Kunstkamera, Russian Academy of Science and many other historical buildings. The famous Spit of Vasilyevsky Island is one of city’s symbols – a beautiful ensemble of architectural forms on the shores of the Neva River.

Beautiful Peterhof palace in Saint Petersburg


Visit Peterhof, the magnificent imperial estate of Peter the Great, marvel at the architectural beauty of the palace, get impressed by the grandeur of the famous fountain system including the spectacular Grand Cascade, and enjoy the great park. Peterhof is often referred to as the Russian Versailles – make sure to see one of Saint Petersburg’s most popular tourist spot.