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Excursions In St. Petersburg

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St. Petersburg is considered to be the tourist capital of Russia, is one of the most attractive and most visited cities in our country. The city on the Neva River has something to admire. Palaces, plazas, gardens, parks, avenues, streets, rivers, canals in St. Petersburg have some special appeal. Among the newcomers, but also among residents of the city tour of St. Petersburg are very popular, as countless places of interest set.

Today the leading travel agency of Saint Petersburg offer trips for every taste. The most popular among visitors is a sightseeing tour – without it anywhere. A sightseeing tour is good for exploring the city, Tourists visiting the most major sights: the central square, the Winter Palace (the building of the Hermitage), the arrow Vasilevsky Island, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Bronze Horseman, the cruiser "Aurora", Peter and Paul Fortress Nevsky Prospect, bridges, embankments In the summer demand tour the city at night. During the season of White Nights of St.

Petersburg is especially attractive. In June-July night in the streets and quays of the people of St. Petersburg or nearly no less than in the afternoon. All admire bridges over the Neva River, with fireworks and a light-water-music show, which is held every night. In St. Petersburg today employs more than 200 museums, they are all happy take in their rooms guests and residents. Constant demand excursions to the Hermitage – the third largest museum in the world and the largest museum in Russia. It will be interesting to visit the Russian Museum, which has about 400,000 exhibits, is the largest repository of national art. Also, it will be interesting to visit the Cabinet of Curiosities, Menshikov Palace, Engineers ( Castle), Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Museum-Monument Savior on the Blood, etc. If the tourist touring in St. Petersburg, the tour program is normally included outing. Usually this is Pushkin or Peterhof. Pushkin – one of the most beautiful suburbs of St. Petersburg. In excursion tourists visit the Catherine Palace – the summer residence of Russian tsars of the Romanov dynasty, where the world-famous Amber Room. The main attraction of Peterhof is the Lower park where you can admire the many fountains. Peterhof admire, without exception. If you are planning a trip to St. Petersburg, this place must to visit. In addition to tours of the city and suburbs can be go somewhere far away, for example, in Novgorod, Vyborg, Pskov, . Each of these cities is unique in its own way.

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May 16th, 2011 at 7:42 am

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