Sights & Attractions in St. Petersburg

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Things to Do in Vasilievsky Island

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Chamber of Art
This fine example of Russian baroque is painted bright azure with...
Museums / Galleries Vasilievsky Island
 
Egyptian Sphinxes
Two of St. Petersburg's more magnificent landmarks stand on the...
Memorials / Monuments Vasilievsky Island
 
Menshikov Palace
Alexander Menshikov (1673–1729), St. Petersburg's first governor...
Castles / Palaces Vasilievsky Island
 
Rostral Columns
Swiss architect Thomas de Thomon designed these columns, which...
Memorials / Monuments Vasilievsky Island
 
Russian Academy of Sciences
Erected on strictly classical lines between 1783 and 1789, the...
Educational Institutions Vasilievsky Island
 
St. Petersburg State University
Tsar Alexander I founded this university in 1819, and today it's...
Educational Institutions Vasilievsky Island
 
Strelka
This bit of land (the name means "arrow" or "spit") affords a...
Viewpoints Vasilievsky Island
 
Zoological Museum
An unusual collection of more than 30,000 species includes a...
Museums / Galleries Vasilievsky Island
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