ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
From lavish baroque palaces to grand historical monuments, St. Petersburg, Russia, is filled with beauty, history, and grandeur. Founded by Peter the Great, this city is great in so many ways. Filled with grand fortresses, over 100 museums and galleries, and beautiful Venetian-style canals, it offers a seemingly endless list of things to do. Stroll the famous Nevsky Prospekt Street and experience the city’s ancient décor and grand style, or explore Picasso’s art at the State Hermitage Museum. The city’s name has been changed multiple times throughout the past, but its rich culture and scenic views remain intact.
- Marvel at world-famous ballet at the Mariinsky Theater.
- Take panoramic pictures of the city from the gilded dome of St. Isaac’s Cathedral.
- Glide up the red velvet carpet of the Winter Palace’s State Gala Staircase.
- Explore the decks of the cruiser Aurora.