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Places to Visit in Russia

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.

Places to See During Your Visa Free St Petersburg Cruise

21 May
Church of the Savior on Blood, medieval Russian architecture

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

13 Aug
Visit Helsinki with Baltic Cruises

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

05 Jul

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 […]

The Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg

23 May

The History of the Mariinsky Theatre Located in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Mariinsky Theatre is world renowned for the variety of great artists it has provided to the world for centuries. The Mariinsky Theatre is a historic theatre of ballet and opera. It holds the title of the first musical theatre in Russia and continues […]