St. Petersburg is amazing city, connecting the past, present and future. Founded more than three hundred years ago by Peter I, he is the northern capital of Russia. Here lived and worked outstanding representatives of science and culture: Alexander Pushkin, Nikolai Gogol, Anna Akhmatova, Dmitry Mendeleev, Alexander Popov.
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The best European architects took part in the construction of the city. The historical center is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Each house on Nevsky Prospekt is a monument. Here the maximum number of museums and art galleries is concentrated. Russian Museum, the Hermitage, the Savior on Spilled Blood, the Kazan and St. Isaac's Cathedrals. Because of the numerous canals, drawbridges, small islands, St. Petersburg is called the Northern Venice.
The city is full of attractions and interesting features. Dvory-wells, narrow streets, sculptures, mysterious sphinxes. It is enough to go to the Nevsky or Ligovsky Avenue and after 5 steps you will come across a cultural monument or a palace, Marble, Stroganov, Menshikov or Anichkov. Attract tourists and architectural ensembles: the Admiralty, the House of Singer on the Griboedov Canal, the Gostiny Dvor and the Peter and Paul Fortress. There are a lot of different churches and cathedrals. The airy white and turquoise Smolny, the ascetic Vladimirsky, the old Alexander Nevsky Lavra, the Assumption Church on Vasilievsky Island. It is difficult to pass by and not stop at the Bronze Horseman erected in honor of Peter I, the monument to Catherine the Great next to the Alexandrinsky Theater or the Rostral Columns.
In St. Petersburg, a well-developed transport network. The metro consists of 5 lines with 64 stations and is the largest in Russia after Moscow. There are trolleybuses and trams connecting the far regions with the center. Routes of buses are divided into urban, suburban and intercity. Recently, special double-decker buses "CityTour" have been launched, which make a roundabout excursion to the most famous places. If you don’t know how to get to the St. Petersburg Stadium, use the transfer booking to St. Petersburg via the online application GetTransfer.com. Also there is the possibility of renting a car with a driver in St. Petersburg. This is a convenient option for those who are in a hurry and appreciate their time. In summer, river trams and boats are very popular. Tourists visiting the city for the first time book a transfer from the airport of St. Petersburg on the site GetTransfer.com.
Having visited once in the city on the Neva, I want to return here again and again.