Peter and Paul Fortress in Sankt Petersburg

Peter and Paul Fortress in Sankt Petersburg

The construction of the Peter and Paul Fortress in Sankt Petersburg  in the year 1703 coincides with the foundation of the city. The fortress has become one of the main attractions of the city because of its importance and the numerous historical buildings. For example in the middle of the fort lies the Cathedral, that has been the symbol of the city for a long time and that houses the tomb of Peter the Great and other kings of Russia. We would like to make a brief presentation of the... [ read more ]

Breathtaking Cathedrals and Churches in Sankt Petersburg

Breathtaking Cathedrals and Churches in Sankt Petersburg

Sankt Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in Russia with spectacular buildings. If you want to visit Russia, you should consider a city tour in this stunning city. The city has many gorgeous palaces, public buildings and monuments, but today we want to present you the breathtaking cathedrals and churches in Sankt Petersburg. There are four main cathedrals in the city, and many baroque and neoclassical churches. You can also find the famous monastery of Alexander Nevski, goth... [ read more ]

The Magnificent Peterhof Palace near Sankt Petersburg

The Magnificent Peterhof Palace near Sankt Petersburg

Russia is a huge country with many tourist attractions, but one of the most important ones is the magnificent Peterhof Palace near Sankt Petersburg. The palace complex was built in the early 18th century by Peter the Great who wanted to own such a beautiful palace that can rival with the Versailles Palace in France. Peter and his successors built about 30 palaces and pavilions on an area that extends on more than six hundred acres. The glorious palace complex is showing the power and t... [ read more ]

Sankt Petersburg, the City of Palaces

Sankt Petersburg, the City of Palaces

Sankt Petersburg is one of the most famous cities and the second biggest in Russia. It is also known as the City of Palaces. Many things could be told about this stunning town with gorgeous and famous buildings, about the vibrant history of the city and the numerous islands connected with beautiful bridges. Today we would like to offer you a brief presentation of the twenty most known palaces in Sankt Petersburg, breathtaking baroque and neoclassical buildings made in the 18th and the ... [ read more ]