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.
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.
See one of the world’s largest and prestigious museums and an absolute cultural must-see in Saint Petersburg. Located in the Winter Palace and six other venues, the Hermitage offers its visitors works of Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rubens, Picasso, Matisse and many others.
See one of the city’s most famous landmarks, the place where the city of Saint Petersburg was born. Marvel at the Peter and Paul Cathedral and visit a number of museums located in the fortress.
Discover the Kremlin, the most famous Russian landmark situated right in the heart of Moscow. Walk through this famous UNESCO World Heritage Site – see all the beautiful churches inside the Kremlin walls and learn about the history of Russia in one of the Kremlin museums.
An absolute number one must see in Moscow is the famous Saint Basil’s Cathedral. Make sure to visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site and marvel at the unique, one of a kind “ice-cream” architecture of the beautiful cathedral. Located right on the Red Square, Saint Basil’s Cathedral is easy to find.