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What’s great about this site is that you don’t have to worry about lines too much. We went in the height of the season and got there maybe half an hour after they had opened. We only waited in line for maybe 20 minutes to...More
This is part of a 2 day action packed independent tour organised for our conference group.
We started day 2 with this important destination. The reason? Many of the stars are buried here, in this very ornate and grand cathedral.
These buildings date back to the time of Peter the Great, and they have withstood the test of time. The fortress itself is historically and architecturally significant, but most people come for the church, and the tombs of the Tsars. It is a splendid church...More
No need to pay the extra ticket charges for the various “extra museums” on site, which don’t cater to English speaking guests. Just stroll the grounds and enjoy. We happen to be here on Sunday afternoon and enjoyed the free carillon concert in the main...More
This flanks the banks of the River Neeve. If possible first go on a river cruise to see it's glory from the water. It used to be the tallest building in St. Petersburg but that honour now goes to a glass tower nearer the port...More
The general ticket offers you to see the cathedral and another 5 museums. Went to the prison and the science museum. On a saturday, there is the changing of the guards and every day at midday the cannon salute.
We had a tour of St. Petersburg which included this site. It was arranged by hotel. Just a one on two sorta of thing. We got more out of that than a group tour. You do need ticket to get into cathedral. Highly recommend.