St. Petersburg city comes after Moscow to secure the position of the second-largest city of Russia. The city has an incredible historical background which dates back to the 17th century. Once the city was known by the name of Leningrad, which had not vanished completely as of now. Trade has been an integral part of this city since time immemorial as it serves to be one of the most important port for sea trade in Europe.Tourism is the backbone of the economy of the nation. So, let’s go on a city tour St Petersburg.

St. PetersburgPlaces not to miss!

Russian culture is very much clearly depicted as one moves through the streets of this city. Although this city has a countless number of places to visit, still listed below are some spots one must not miss while traveling to Europe, specifically St. Petersburg.

  • Hermitage palace: Being the second largest museum in the world, Hermitage Palace is a place that one must visit. Palace square is the place where many chronological events had taken place. The Hermitage is basically divided into New Hermitage, Old Hermitage, and Small Hermitage, and just one entry ticket provides access to all.
  • Rivers and canal system: The city is called ‘Venice of the north’basically known for its canal system. So a cruise tour becomes crucial. Admiring the beauty of the water from water is something that is beyond imagination.
  • ‘Eighth wonder of the world’: Amber room situated inside the Catherine palace is generally called as ‘eighth wonder of the world’ because of its luxury. The room has mirrors and leaves made up of gold.Catherine palace is the prime location for visitors who visit Russia in summers. The palace consists of a park that is the center of attraction for almost everyone.
  • Cruiser Aurora: Cruiser Aurora- the ship that belongs to the Russian navy stays in the limelight. This is probably the oldest of the ship that ever existed in the Russian Navy. So go and visit the place and do take as many snaps as possible.

City tour St Petersburg is an endless journey, but above listed are some must-visit places of Russia, especially of the city. Along with these places where one can enjoy spending time, St. Petersburg holds some of the most important governmental bodies like the Constitutional Court of Russia along with the Heraldic Council of the President of the Russian Federation.St. Petersburg in Russia is very much like a cherry on the cake!