Strelka Vasil'yevskogo Ostrova
It's one of the most beautiful places in the city, especially in the evening. Great for romantic walks.
UNESCO protected heart of Saint-Petersburg. Night dancing in the evening on weekend. Direct trolley #31
The Rostral Columns were originally intended to serve as beacons and originally were topped by a light in the form of a Greek brazier. Они служили маяками для судов на Малой и Большой Невe.
“Peter and Paul Fortress marks the very spot St. Petersburg was founded. It was here, Tsar Peter erected a small wooden hut in 1703 AD and oversaw the construction of the mighty fortress. The bell tower of the Peter and Paul Cathedral. Peter and Paul Fortress also played the most crucial role during the Russian revolution and was later used as a prison. Make sure to tour the walls (you will have to pay a little extra fee) and enjoy the beautiful view of the river Newa and the Winter Palace on the other side. Read my full guide to Peter and Paul Fortress here.”
“A museum for the scientifically curious, the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography is not for the weak hearted”
“One of the world’s most famous museums and St. Petersburg’s most important tourist attraction. ”
“Every summer night at 1 a.m. crowds of people are coming here to watch how the bridge is opened for ships to pass along Neva river. At the Palace bridge it goes with music”
“Дворцо́вая пло́щадь — главная площадь Санкт-Петербурга. Площадь образуют памятники истории и культуры: Зимний дворец, Здание штаба Гвардейского корпуса, Здание Главного штаба с Триумфальной аркой, Александровская колонна.”