Cities and Points of Interest
Arts And Culture
Visit Stunning Palaces, Museums, Churches & Gardens
In the 1700s, Peter the Great transformed this Baltic Sea delta into Russia’s splendid “Venice of the North.” Tour one of the world’s largest art collections at the Hermitage Museum at the Winter Palace, see the tombs of Russia’s royal families at Peter and Paul Cathedral, and marvel at the colorful mosaics of the Church of our Savior on Spilled Blood. In fine weather, relax on a canal cruise, and explore the gardens of Mikhailovsky Castle.