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St. Petersburg
The second largest city in Russia, St. Petersburg is the country’s cultural heart. View splendid architectural gems like the Winter Palace and the Kazan Cathedral, and give yourself plenty of time to browse the world-renowned art collection of the Hermitage. Sprawling across the Neva River delta, St. Petersburg offers enough art, nightlife, fine dining and cultural destinations for many repeat visits.

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Church of the Savior on Blood
Church of the Savior on Blood
Owner description: Built to memorialize Alexander II following his assassination in 1881, this magnificent church with Italian pink marble floors and numerous mosaics was modeled after 16th and 17th... more Owner description: Built to memorialize Alexander II following his assassination in 1881, this magnificent church with Italian pink marble floors and numerous mosaics was modeled after 16th and 17th century churches, contrasting sharply with the prevailing architectural styles. less
Attraction type: Museums
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Great Palace
Great Palace(Peterhof)
Owner description: Once a formal garden built for Peter the Great, this popular park still has more than 80 of the original marble statues and sculptures and houses Peter's Summer Palace, a simply... more Owner description: Once a formal garden built for Peter the Great, this popular park still has more than 80 of the original marble statues and sculptures and houses Peter's Summer Palace, a simply designed two-story building that now displays many of the ruler's own artifacts. less
Attraction type: Castles; Fountains; Historic Sites; Museums; Gardens
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St. Isaac's Cathedral State Museum-Memorial
St. Isaac's Cathedral State Museum-Memorial
This gold-domed, ornate, 19th-century cathedral is the third largest domed cathedral in the world, and offers visitors a 300-step climb to a spectacular view of the city.
Attraction type: Museums
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Peterhof  State Museum Preserve
Peterhof State Museum Preserve(Peterhof)
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Museums
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The Naval Cathedral of Saint Nicholas in Kronstadt
The Naval Cathedral of Saint Nicholas in Kronstadt(Kronshtadt)
Attraction type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Cafe Abajour
Cafe Abajour
Ranked #1 of 7,957 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Price: $15 - $35
Cuisines: European, Grill
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Wave ~Burgers&More~
Wave ~Burgers&More~
Ranked #2 of 7,957 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Price: $1 - $8
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Red. Steak&Wine
Red. Steak&Wine
Ranked #3 of 7,957 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Price: $20 - $50
Cuisines: European, Steakhouse, Grill, Wine Bar
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Pyshechnaya On Zhelyabova 25
Pyshechnaya On Zhelyabova 25
Ranked #4 of 7,957 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Cuisines: Bakery, Russian, Eastern European, Donuts
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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Bushe
Bushe
Ranked #1 of 111 Restaurants in Pushkin
Cuisines: Bakery

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hostel 1912
Hostel 1912
$14 - $28
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Soul Kitchen Junior Hostel
Soul Kitchen Junior Hostel
$15 - $49 (EUR 13 - 44)
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Hostel Mom, I'm home
1.5 of 5
Hostel Mom, I'm home
$12 - $32
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

3Mosta Boutique Hotel
4.0 of 5
3Mosta Boutique Hotel
$40 - $140 (EUR 36 - 125)
Ranked #13 of 269 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Arkada
3.0 of 5 Arkada
$30 - $79
Ranked #14 of 269 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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M-Hotel
3.0 of 5
M-Hotel
$40 - $122
Ranked #20 of 269 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel
5.0 of 5
The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel
$110 - $234
Ranked #1 of 269 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Pushka Inn Hotel
4.0 of 5
Pushka Inn Hotel
$89 - $203 (EUR 79 - 181)
Ranked #2 of 269 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Alexander House Guest House
4.0 of 5
Alexander House Guest House
$72 - $192
Ranked #3 of 269 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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