Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Top 5 Attractions in St. Petersburg

If you're wondering where to travel in 2017, maybe you should visit the World's Leading Cultural City Destination (according to the 23rd World Travel Awards in 2016) - can you guess where it is?? Without further delay, let's take a look at the...

Top 5 Attractions in St. Petersburg, Russia!


St. Petersburg Mosque
With a wealth of theaters, museums, palaces, monuments, cathedrals, temples and bridges (phew!), it's really no wonder why St. Petersburg, Russia, has been named the World's Leading Cultural City Destination for 2016.

Located on the Baltic Sea, this second largest city in Russia (approx. 5 million inhabitants) offers visitors so much to see and do. In fact, St. Petersburg is home to 2,000 libraries, 221 museums and 80 theaters, including designated UNESCO World Heritage places of interest.

The Neva River flows through the center of city adding to it's overall appeal, while offering a touch of romance, as well. That, and the 18th and 19th century neoclassical and Baroque architecture displayed throughout the city! And did you know you can visit St. Petersburg visa free for 72 hours?


The Top 5 Attractions in St. Petersburg include:


Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood


State Hermitage Museum


St. Isaac's Cathedral


Grand Palace


Catherine Palace

St. Petersburg will be home to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. For more information, download the St. Petersburg Office City Guide app from Google Play or the App Store, and Visit St. Petersburg. You can also view more of the 23rd World Travel Awards 2016 winners here!


    

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