Drawbridges in St. Petersburg Imagine this–you’re walking back to your hotel or apartment on one of those famous white nights of St. Petersburg where it never quite gets dark. Your visa-free St. Petersburg trip has been great so far. The city is beautiful, the weather is perfect, but you’re looking to get some well-deserved sleep […]
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Nordic Cruises offers enough amazing attractions to keep you busy 3, 4 or 6 days and even longer. These Baltic cruises from Helsinki to St. Petersburg and Moscow tours gives you a chance to explore major highlights of Russia.
Introducing the Famous Bridges of St. Petersburg With 342 bridges in the grand city of St. Petersburg, it is almost impossible to move through the streets without crossing a bridge. When your visa free St. Petersburg Cruise docks, pay attention to which side of the Neva River you step down upon! According to a set […]
Places to visit in St. Petersburg Combination of solemn architectural forms, regularly planned avenues and squares, picturesque park and gardens, fantastic sculptural composition, rivers and canals framed by granite embarkments and patterned railling of bridges create unique poetical image of St. Petersburg.
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 […]
Traveling to Russia or St. Petersburg visa-free ? Don’t Miss Yusupov Palace If you’ve always dreamed of traveling to Russia, here’s your chance to see a key player in Russian history—Yusupov Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. The former home of the wealthy and influential Yusupov family, the palace took on a more sinister aspect when […]