The first thing you notice as you come out of the Sennaia Ploshchad' metro station is that this is not a typical tourist ... More
The first thing you notice as you come out of the Sennaia Ploshchad' metro station is that this is not a typical tourist attraction. Terraced kiosks form the perimeter of a mass of peddlers, drunks and a general assortment of St. Petersburg citizens. The ramshackle square is both a hive of history and an unpredictable display of life here and now. This is where Raskolnikov in Dostoevskii's novel 'Crime and Punishment' used to prowl. Anyone wanting a change from the city's architectural glories can come here and see the real Petersburg in action.
Of all St. Petersburg's attractions, the country estate of Peterhof is perhaps the place that inspires the greatest pride among
the city's population. Extravagant and bombastic in parts, elegant and relaxed in others, Peterhof's palace and grounds are a ...
The Kempinski Hotel Moika 22 is situated in the cultural hub of St Petersburg, near the Palace Square and the
Hermitage Museum . The hotel is housed in a Petersburg mansion, designed by Basil von Witte in 1853, and ...
The St. Petersburg Doll Museum on Vassilievsky Island, alongside the Smolenka river, is a cozy museum that holds a permanent
as well as temporary exhibitions of dolls, puppets and children's toys. There is a small workshop where you can ...