Top 100 best destinations in the World No.16: St.Petersburg - Russia


(Worldkings) Considered as “the Paris in the East”, Saint Petersburg attracts the travellers by its history as well as the beautiful sceneries here.


Designed and built by the French architecture Auguste de Montferrand and completed in 1858, Saint Isaac’s Cathedral has the dome made from 100 kilograms of gold and. The cathedral is built near the Winter Palace, the home for Russian Emperor from 1732-1917 and now is one of the destinations you shouldn’t miss when coming to Saint Petersburg.


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Complete building in 1725, under the regime of Pyor the Great, Peterhof is one of the palaces that are recognised as the World Heritage. Inspired from the Versailes Palace in Paris, Peterhof is considered as Russian Versailes with a lot of splendid edifices, gardens, bronze statues and valves.



Peter and Paul Fortress were built in the left bank of Neva River in 1703 to protect the land from the attack of the Swedish army at that time. In the middle of the Fortress is the place to burry the Russian Emperors from Peter I to Alexander III.



Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood was built at the place that Russian Emperor Alexander II was killed in an assassination in 1881. After the Bolshevik revolution, this Church was isolated in more than a half of the century and has just been re-opened since 1997.



St Nicholas Naval Cathedral is the place to commemorate the navy soldiers and officers who were KIA. Inside the Cathedral, we can also find a place that exhibit the history of Russian Navy.


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Go sailing on the Neva River may be the next experience you want to have when you come to Saint Peterburg, this trip will bring you to come through 365 bridges in the city with the beginning is a point near Nevsky Prospekt.

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