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WELCOME TO SAINT-PETERSBURG

 

 


HISTORY


On 1 May 1703, during the Great Northern War, Peter the Great captured the Swedish fortress of Nyenskans on the Neva river in Ingria. A few weeks later, on 27 May 1703, lower on the river, on Zayachy (Hare) Island, three miles (5 km) inland from the gulf, he laid down the Peter and Paul Fortress, which became the first brick and stone building of the new city. He named the city after his patron saint, Saint Peter, the apostle
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EXCURSION PROGRAMS (TOURS)


Leader of Russian domestic tourism, ITC Group (Saint-Petersburg) developed and offers their own excursions tours across Saint-Petersburg.

Click Excursion Name for detailed description of Excursion program and order the tour.

Name Dates Duration Price
Saint-Petersburg on schedule Arrival at any day of the week for any period.
The program is valid: from 01.11.2010 to 28.12.2010 and from 10.01.2011 to 29.04.2011
2-7 days from...
One-day tours Arrival at any day of the week.
The program is valid: from 01.11.2010 to 28.12.2010 and from 10.01.2011 to 29.04.2011
1 day from...
One-day walking tours Arrival at any day of the week.
The program is valid: from 01.11.2010 to 28.12.2010 and from 10.01.2011 to 29.04.2011
1 day from...


HOTEL BOOKING


ITC Group offers you a vast choice of hotels in Saint Petersburg ranging from comfortable small hotels to luxury ones. You can reserve hotels, located both in the central and in outer areas of Saint-Petersburg. Every hotel on this site has its own advantages.

We will select and reserve any hotel in Saint-Petersburg for you, according to your request and means. You can reserve hotels at our www.kubankurorts.com Internet site. Be careful when you start making hotel reservation, look through the whole list of Saint-Petersburg hotels to choose the most appropriate one. more  information >>>


SIGHTS

Northern Palmira, a city on the Neva river, North Venice, a city of white nights, Saint-Petersburg, for three centuries of its turbulent history has become to one of the most beautiful city in the world, international tourist center, a vast complex connected in a system of squares, streets, promenades and parks. Architectural ensembles, numerous works of architecture, landscape architecture, bridges and granite embankments, outstanding engineering structures, monuments and sculptures, which are so rich in St. Petersburg and its suburbs - Peterhof, Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo), Pavlovsk, Gatchina, Strelna Kronstadt, Lomonosov (Oranienbaum) - enjoyed a well-deserved fame, widely known outside of our homeland and dear to the heart of every Russian.
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IMPERIAL ESTATES & SUBURBS

One of the most popular tourists' destinations are the series of Imperial palaces established to the south and west of Saint-Petersburg during the 18th century. Largely designed by foreign architects and constructed by Russian craftsmen using the empire's vast natural recourses - gold, marble, malachite, porphyry, lapis lazuli and amber - the ostentatious imperial estates, set in sprawling landscaped grounds, now count as some of the most important surviving cultural monuments in Russia. more  information >>>


ENTERTAINMENT

The Mariinsky Theatre is a historic theatre of opera and ballet in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Opened in 1860, it became the preeminent music theatre of late 19th century Russia, where many of the stage masterpieces of Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov received their premieres. The Mariinsky Theatre is home to the Mariinsky Ballet, Mariinsky Opera and Mariinsky Orchestra. more  information >>>


CLIMATE

Saint-Petersburg experiences a humid continental climate of the cool summer subtype, due to the distinct moderating influence of the Baltic Sea cyclones, with warm, humid and short summers and long, cold winters. more  information >>>


GET IN

How to get in Saint-Petersburg?
Russian visa requirements are complex but should not be feared. Numerous visa services exist to help in this area. The visa is not required for 72 hours if you arrive to Saint-Petersburg by ferry.  more  information >>>