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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.

All things to do » Things to do

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: Churches & Cathedrals; Specialty Museums
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Catherine Palace and Park
Catherine Palace and Park(Pushkin)
Owner description: Filled with 18th-century paintings and ornate rooms, this white and gold palace is surrounded by a 1400-acre park complete with fountains, bridges, the Agate Pavilion bathhouse... more Owner description: Filled with 18th-century paintings and ornate rooms, this white and gold palace is surrounded by a 1400-acre park complete with fountains, bridges, the Agate Pavilion bathhouse and the Great Pond. The Palace also has a famous Amber Room, stolen by Nazi troops during WWII, but now recreated by Russian craftsmen. less
Attraction type: Specialty 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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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: Specialty Museums
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Peterhof State Museum Preserve, The Bath Block
Peterhof State Museum Preserve, The Bath Block(Peterhof)
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Right Place Bar
Right Place Bar
Ranked #1 of 9,081 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Cafe Abajour
Cafe Abajour
Ranked #2 of 9,081 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Price: $15 - $35
Cuisines: European, Grill
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Percorso
Percorso
Ranked #3 of 9,081 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible

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Bushe
Bushe
Ranked #1 of 120 Restaurants in Pushkin
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Bushe
Bushe
Ranked #5 of 9,081 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Cuisines: European, Dessert, Bakeries
Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hostel 1912
Hostel 1912
$20 - $36
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Soul Kitchen Junior Hostel
Soul Kitchen Junior Hostel
$31 - $123 (EUR 28 - 112)
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Simple Hostel Nevsky
2.0 of 5
Simple Hostel Nevsky
$17 - $78
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Vera
3.0 of 5
Hotel Vera
$57 - $104 (EUR 52 - 95)
Ranked #21 of 282 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Art-Hotel Mokhovaya
3.0 of 5
Art-Hotel Mokhovaya
$50 - $113 (EUR 46 - 103)
Ranked #22 of 282 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Demetra Art Hotel
4.0 of 5
Demetra Art Hotel
$61 - $134 (EUR 56 - 122)
Ranked #24 of 282 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Pushka Inn Hotel
4.0 of 5
Pushka Inn Hotel
$104 - $213 (EUR 95 - 194)
Ranked #1 of 282 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Alexander House
4.0 of 5
Alexander House
$124 - $231
Ranked #2 of 282 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel
5.0 of 5
The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel
$120 - $909
Ranked #3 of 282 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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