St. Petersburg Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in St. Petersburg - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Admiralty

  • Building/Architectural Site

The spire of this lovely golden-yellow building is visible throughout the city and is one of St. Petersburg's most renowned emblems.

Senatskaya Square

  • Plaza/Square/Piazza

One of St. Petersburg's best-known landmarks, a gigantic equestrian statue of Peter the Great, dominates this square that from 1925 through...

Siniy most

  • Bridge/Tunnel

This bridge spanning the Moika River is so wide (about 325 feet) and stubby that it seems not to be a bridge at all but rather a sort...

St. Isaac's Cathedral

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

The grandly proportioned St. Isaac's is the world's third-largest domed cathedral and the first monument you see of the city if you arrive...

St. Isaac's Square

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In the center of this square in front of St. Isaac's Cathedral stands the Nicholas Statue. Unveiled in 1859, the statue of Tsar Nicholas...

St. Nicholas Cathedral

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

This turquoise-and-white extravaganza of a Russian baroque cathedral was designed by S.I. Chevakinsky, a pupil of Bartolomeo Francesco...

Vladimir Nabokov Museum-Apartment

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Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), best known in America for the novel Lolita, was born and lived in this apartment until his 18th year.

Yusupov Palace

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On the cold night of December 17, 1916, this elegant yellow palace on the banks of the Moika River became the setting for one of history's...

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