in Saint-Petersburg


The history of St. Petersburg

Although just 300 years old, St. Petersburg has a rich and exciting history, full of dramatic events and major historical figures. Founded in 1703 by Emperor Peter the Great as his "window on the West", St. Petersburg enjoys a vibrant, cosmopolitan atmosphere and some of the most beautiful architecture in Europe. For those interested in culture and history, St. Petersburg is the perfect holiday destination.

One of the golden men in Peterhof
Hermitage

The Hermitage is the largest museum of Russia. It ranks among the four largest museums of the world, such as the Louvre in Paris, the National Gallery in London and the Metropolitan Museum in New York. The collections here number a little less than 3,000,000 items: paintings, sculptures, object of applied art, etc.
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Castor and Pollux