Archive | March, 2017

Explore Stockholm’s Royal Palace

28 Mar
Drottningholm Palace, Stockholm

When you visit Stockholm, an essential stop on your travel itinerary is a visit to the Royal Palace. The Royal Palace of Stockholm is the King’s official residence and is one of the largest palaces in Europe. Most official receptions of the Swedish monarchy take place here, and it is the daily workplace and residence […]

The Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia

06 Mar
The Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg

The Kazan Cathedral is An Awe-Inspiring Attraction for all tours to St. Petersburg The impressive Kazan Cathedral will grab your attention on all tours to St. Petersburg. Built between 1801 and 1811, this cathedral is located on the lively Kazanskaya Square, where families, tourists, and street performers gather. With an awesome stone colonnade of 96 […]

The State Hermitage Museum – Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia

05 Mar
The Winter Palace, St. Petersburg

Travel to St. Petersburg to visit Hermitage Travel to St. Petersburg and stroll along the banks of the Neva River to see the magnificent Winter Palace. Originally constructed for Empress Elizabeth, daughter of Peter the Great, she died before the palace was completed. As a result, Catherine the Great and her successors were the first […]

Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg

03 Mar
The Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg, Russia

The Peter and Paul Fortress on Zaychy (Hare) Island by the bank of the Neva River is citadel of Saint Petersburg. It was established by the Peter I  on May 1703 to protect Saint Petersburg form the Swedes. Although it was build for defense during the Great Northern War (1700-1721), the fortress used as government departments […]