It is best to start your acquaintance with the city with a sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg by bus. In an hour and a half you will see the main sights of St. Petersburg, hear the guide’s story about them, and take good photos. You will see Palace Square, the Spit of Vasilyevsky Island and Nevsky Prospect, the Winter Palace, Kazan and St. Isaac’s Cathedrals, the Admiralty. The famous Egyptian sphinxes, monuments to Peter I (“The Bronze Horseman”) and Nicholas I.
Excursion to Peterhof
The State Museum-Reserve “Peterhof” is the most visited museum in Russia. Every tourist who comes to St. Petersburg is simply obliged to see the capital of fountains! In addition to the fountains of the Upper and Lower Parks with the famous “Samson”, guests can visit the Great Peterhof Palace. In the Lower Park, a special pleasure will be given to the exit to the Monplaisir Palace with an observation deck on the shore of the Gulf of Finland.