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Museums of St. Petersburg, Russia Visa Free – Nordic Cruises | Your Northern Tour Operator https://www.nordic.cruises Travel Scandinavia and visit Stockholm, Helsinki and Tallinn with Nordic Cruises Fri, 27 Dec 2019 13:11:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.5.2 Places to See During Your Visa Free St Petersburg Cruise https://www.nordic.cruises/visa-free-st-petersburg-cruise/ Mon, 21 May 2018 19:38:24 +0000 https://nordic.cruises/?p=2969

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Uspenski Cathedral in Helsinki, Finland https://www.nordic.cruises/uspenski-cathedral-helsinki-finland/ Sun, 13 Aug 2017 17:03:11 +0000 https://nordic.cruises/?p=2100

Uspenski Cathedral in Helsinki, Finland Uspenski Cathedral stands proudly upon a hillside on the Katajanokka peninsula, overlooking Helsinki. Aleksei Gornostajev designed the building based on the plan of a 16th century Russian church. The grand structure was completed in 1868. In tribute to the building’s rich history, a plaque hangs on the back of the […]]]>
Yusupov Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia https://www.nordic.cruises/st-petersburg-visa-free-yusupov-palace/ Wed, 05 Jul 2017 18:26:40 +0000 https://nordic.cruises/?p=2079 The Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg https://www.nordic.cruises/mariinsky-theatre-visit-st-petersburg/ Tue, 23 May 2017 19:29:38 +0000 https://nordic.cruises/?p=1850 A Fascination with Faberge Eggs and the Faberge Museum https://www.nordic.cruises/fascination-faberge-eggs-faberge-museum/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:35:05 +0000 https://nordic.cruises/?p=1675

One thing many visitors on tours to Russia from the USA have high on their travel wish-list is to visit a Faberge museum and see the iconic, world-renowned eggs Imperial Eggs. What are the Faberge Eggs? The Faberge Eggs are a series of jewelled, decorative Easter eggs created by Russian jeweller Faberge for the Imperial […]]]>
The Church of the Saviour on the Spilled Blood https://www.nordic.cruises/church-saviour-blood-st-petersburg/ Wed, 12 Apr 2017 03:57:47 +0000 https://nordic.cruises/?p=1607

The Church of the Saviour on the Spilled Blood in St Petersburg is a must-see on any trip to Russia, especially when you travel to Russia visa free. Also known as the Church of the Spilled Blood. It is a sacred landmark in St Petersburg and is one of the main Russian Orthodox cathedrals in […]]]>
The Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia https://www.nordic.cruises/kazan-cathedral-st-petersburg-russia/ Mon, 06 Mar 2017 07:24:18 +0000 https://nordic.cruises/?p=1356

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 in St. Petersburg, Russia https://www.nordic.cruises/state-hermitage-museum-st-petersburg-russia/ Sun, 05 Mar 2017 12:42:39 +0000 https://nordic.cruises/?p=1347

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 https://www.nordic.cruises/peter-and-paul-fortress/ Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:27:28 +0000 https://nordic.cruises/?p=1332

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 […]]]>
The Catherine Palace, St. Petersburg https://www.nordic.cruises/catherine-palace-visit-st-petersburg/ Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:18:28 +0000 https://nordic.cruises/?p=399

What began as a two-story building commissioned by Peter the Great in 1717, now stands as a breathtaking architectural achievement awaiting travelers who visit Russian landmarks. This monumental palace is named after Catherine I, and was seen to completion by her daughter, Empress Elizabeth. After the original building had been remodeled repeatedly, the Empress took […]]]>