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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 Spilled Blood
Church of the Savior on Spilled 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: Churches & Cathedrals
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Peterhof Grand Palace
Peterhof Grand 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: Art Museums; Architectural Buildings; History Museums
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State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace
State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace
Owner description: One of the most famous art museums in the world, this museum is housed in the Winter Palace, and contains over 2.7 million exhibits including some of the world's greatest works of... more Owner description: One of the most famous art museums in the world, this museum is housed in the Winter Palace, and contains over 2.7 million exhibits including some of the world's greatest works of art. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Petersburg-Individuell
Petersburg-Individuell
Attraction type: Cultural Tours; Private Tours; Historic Sites; City Tours
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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

Birch
Birch
Ranked #1 of 11,243 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Price: $16 - $24
Cuisines: European, Central European, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Hot New Restaurants
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Pyshechka
Pyshechka
Ranked #2 of 11,243 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Price:
Cuisines: Cafe, Russian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Percorso
Percorso
Ranked #3 of 11,243 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
RA Family Raw Vegan Cafe
RA Family Raw Vegan Cafe
Ranked #4 of 11,243 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Price: $3 - $10
Cuisines: Healthy, Cafe
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Serbish Meat&Fish
Serbish Meat&Fish
Ranked #5 of 11,243 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Price: $3 - $13
Cuisines: European, Croatian, Hungarian, Eastern European, Barbecue, Central European
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Grand Mark Hotel
3.0 of 5
Grand Mark Hotel
$41 - $223
Ranked #67 of 381 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Admiralteyskaya Hotel
3.0 of 5
Admiralteyskaya Hotel
$38 - $143
Ranked #72 of 381 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Nevskiy Dvor
3.0 of 5
Nevskiy Dvor
$41 - $109
Ranked #104 of 381 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

3MostA Boutique Hotel
3.0 of 5
3MostA Boutique Hotel
$53 - $169 (€46 - €146)
Ranked #16 of 381 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Atrium Hotel & Apartments
3.0 of 5
Atrium Hotel & Apartments
$54 - $143
Ranked #19 of 381 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Hotel Vera
3.0 of 5
Hotel Vera
$59 - $272 (€51 - €235)
Ranked #20 of 381 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Alexander House
4.0 of 5
Alexander House
$132 - $335
Ranked #1 of 381 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Pushka Inn Hotel
4.0 of 5
Pushka Inn Hotel
$125 - $498 (€108 - €430)
Ranked #2 of 381 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg
$396 - $1,358
Ranked #3 of 381 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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