Top 10

must-visit attractions to see essential Saint Petersburg

Most important points of visit telling about history, architecture and art — the must-see places and experiences in St.Petersburg that you can't leave without seeing. Museums, inspiring viewpoints, insightful excursions and boat trips.  

• Peterhof
• hydrofoil trip to Peterhof (from the city centre along rivers and across the Gulf of Finland)
• St.Isaac's Cathedral (including a ticket to the colonnade viewpoint)
• Church on the Spilled Blood
• Hermitage (General Staff Building: the collection of fine art of 19th-21st century)
• Peter and Paul Fortress (Peter and Paul Cathedral and the prison of Trubetskoy bastion)
hop-on-hop-off bus tour (one day ticket)
boat tours along rivers and canals (day tours, hop-on-hop-off tours and night trips)
• Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin)
• Russian Museum

From November to April excursions along rivers and canals are not held due to cold weather. Thus, you have more time to eplore the museums. St.Petersburg Card holders try not to miss there places:

St.Michael's Castle
Scale model museum "Aquatorium of Peter the Great"

All attractions are available with St.Petersburg Card for 2, 3, 5 or 7 days. Top 10 list is updated according to the likes of St.Petersburg Card holders. Have a look at the whole list of the museums and make your own one.

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