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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 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 […]

The Catherine Palace, St. Petersburg

13 Jan
Catherine Palace, St. Petersburg

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 […]