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Reviewed on 13 Feb. 2020
History buffs will enjoy exploring St. Petersburg, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, popular theater scene, and cathedral. This city also attracts tourists with its entertainment choices. Top sights in the city include Palace Square, State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, and Kazan Cathedral.
Known for its museums, theaters, and opera, the city's cultural venues include State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, State Russian Museum, and Anna Akhmatova Literary and Memorial Museum. Its cathedral and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Palace Square, Kazan Cathedral, and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. The picturesque setting of Summer Garden and Peterhof Palace and Garden exemplify the city's natural beauty.
In St. Petersburg, you'll be able to select from 1146 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect vacation. These are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
Other top sights in St. Petersburg include Peter and Paul Fortress and Catherine Palace and Park in Tsarskoye Selo.
With so many choices for transportation, seeing St. Petersburg is simple. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Admiralteyskaya Station, Nevsky Prospekt Station, and Gostiny Dvor Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Vitebsky Station, Moskovsky Station, or Finlyandsky Station.