St Petersburg

  • Accommodation:
    • Hotel Ibis Saint Petersburg Centre
  • Transport:
    • The fare for a single journey to anywhere in the city is around $1. St. Petersburg’s metro still uses a system of tokens (“zheton”) the size of larger coins. These can be bought from the cashier windows operating in every station vestibule
  • Things to see:
    • State Hermitage Museum
    • Tsarskoye Selo
    • Mariinsky Theatre
    • Savior on the Spilled Blood
    • Faberge Museum
    • Stroganov Palace
    • Alexander Nevsky Lavra
    • Smolny Cathedral
    • Winter Palace
    • The Menshikov Palace
    • Amber Room
    • Saint Michael’s Castle
    • Bronze Horseman
    • Pavlovsk Palace
    • Peter and Paul Cathedral
    • Yusupov Palace
    • Palace Square
    • Russian Museum
    • Kazan Cathedral
    • Peterhof
    • Nevsky Prospect
    • St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    • Peter and Paul Fortress
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