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.

The facade of St Isaac's Cathedral in St Petersburg

St Isaac’s Cathedral

One of the most beautiful cathedrals in Russia and in the World, St Isaac’s Cathedral is an important landmark of St Petersburg and one of its main tourist attractions. St Isaac’s Cathedral features impressive exteriors and rich interiors as well as a 40 m high colonnade. Climb the colonnade and enjoy magnificent views over St Petersburg.

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.


Palace Square

Visit the main square of Saint Petersburg and of the former Russian Empire. Being one of the most harmonious ensembles of architecture in the world, Palace Square is a must-see on a trip to Saint Petersburg. See the place that has been setting major events of Russian history.