Best Things To Do in St Petersburg Russia

There are so many things to do in St Petersburg Russia, planning your itinerary can be a little overwhelming at first.

We have narrowed down the best experiences and attractions in St. Petersburg to help you make the most of your visit. There are also loads of travel tips to make your visit more enjoyable.

Catherine Palace

A fascinating history of spectacular Russian excess and opulence by a family dynasty worthy of a soap opera Catherine Palace is without a doubt one of St. Petersburg’s top attractions.

The State Hermitage Museum

The current Hermitage Museum far exceeds any vision Catherine The Great had when she set out to create a collection of the finest artworks in the world.

Church Of Our Saviour On Spilled Blood

Taking inspiration from one of Russia’s most famous landmarks, St. Basil’s in Moscow, the Church on Spilled Blood, or Church of the Saviour on Blood, strikes an impressive picture with its dramatic, vivid domes.

The Peter and Paul Fortress

The golden spire of the cathedral stands at 400 ft tall, making it visible from almost anywhere in the city.

Enjoy The White Nights in St Petersburg

The Stars Of The White Nights Festival at the famous Mariinsky Theatre has daily performances of opera, classical concerts and ballets featuring some of the best stars from Russia and abroad.

St Petersburg Canals Cruise

Described as “The Venice of the North,” St. Petersburg has over 100 canals stretching around 300km with over 800 bridges.

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