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Top Things to Do in St. Petersburg, Russia, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Church of the Savior on Blood

The Церковь Спаса на Крови, Церковь на Крови, Собор Воскресения Христова, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ( Russian: Tserkovʹ Spasa na Krovi) is one of the main sights of St. Petersburg, Russia. It is also variously called the Church on Spilt Blood ( Russian: Tserkov' na Krovi) and the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ ( Russian: Sobor Voskreseniya Khristova), its official name.

Peterhof Palace

This article is about the palace complex. For the municipal town where this complex is located, see Petergof. This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page .

Kronstadt Naval Cathedral

The Naval cathedral of Saint Nicholas in Kronstadt is a Russian Orthodox cathedral built in 1903-1913 as the main church of the Russian Navy and dedicated to all fallen seamen. The cathedral was closed in 1929, was converted to a cinema, a House of Officers (1939) and a museum of the Navy (1980).

Hermitage Museum

The State Hermitage (Russian: Госуда́рственный Эрмита́ж, IPA: [gəsʊˈdarstvʲɪnɨj ɪrmʲɪˈtaʂ], Gosudarstvenny Ermitazh) is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and oldest museums in the world, it was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been open to the public since 1852.

Tsarskoye Selo

Tsarskoye Selo ( Russian: Ца́рское Село́, IPA: ˈt͡sarskəjɪ sʲɪˈlo; " Tsar's Village") was the town containing a former Russian residence of the imperial family and visiting nobility, located 24 kilometers (15 mi) south from the center of Saint Petersburg.[1] It is now part of the town of Pushkin and of the World Heritage Site Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments .

Saint Isaac's Cathedral

Saint Isaac's Cathedral or Isaakievskiy Sobor ( Russian: Исаа́киевский Собо́р) in Saint Petersburg, Russia is the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral () in the city.It is the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. It is dedicated to Saint Isaac of Dalmatia, a patron saint of Peter the Great, who had been born on the feast day of that saint.

Catherine Palace

The Catherine Palace ( Russian: Екатерининский дворец) is a Rococo palace located in the town of Tsarskoye Selo ( Pushkin), 25 km southeast of St. Petersburg, Russia. It was the summer residence of the Russian tsars. The residence originated in 1717, when Catherine I of Russia engaged the German architect Johann-Friedrich Braunstein to construct a summer palace for her pleasure.

St Petersburg Ballet Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre was founded in 1994 by Russian entrepreneur Konstantin Tachkin, for the purpose of delivering classical Russian ballet to audiences worldwide. They tour extensively, including return visits to Great Britain and South Africa and Grinnell, Iowa. This company is made up mostly of graduates from the famous Vaganova Ballet Academy in St.

Mikhaylovsky Theatre

The Mikhaylovsky Theatre ( Mikhailovsky, Михайловский театр) is one of Russia's oldest opera and ballet houses. It was founded in 1833 and is situated in a historical building on the Arts Square in St. Petersburg. It is named after Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia.

Palace Square

Palace Square ( Russian: Дворцо́вая пло́щадь, Dvortsovaya Ploshchad, IPA: [dvɐˈrtsovəjə ˈploɕːɪtʲ]), connecting Nevsky Prospekt with Palace Bridge leading to Vasilievsky Island, is the central city square of St Petersburg and of the former Russian Empire. It was the setting of many events of worldwide significance, including the Bloody Sunday (1905) and the October Revolution of 1917.

Russian Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The museum was established on April 13, 1895, upon enthronement of Nicholas II to commemorate his father, Alexander III. Its original collection was composed of artworks taken from the Hermitage Museum, Alexander Palace, and the Imperial Academy of Arts. After the Russian Revolution of 1917, many private collections were nationalized and relocated to the Russian Museum.

Anichkov Bridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Anichkov Bridge (Russian: Аничков мост, Anichkov Most) is the first and most famous bridge across the Fontanka River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The current bridge, built in 1841-42 and reconstructed in 1906-08, combines a simple form with some spectacular decorations.

Mariinsky Theatre

The Mariinsky Theatre ( Russian: Мариинский театр, Mariinskiy Teatr, also spelled Maryinsky, Mariyinsky) is a historic theatre of opera and ballet in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Opened in 1860, it became the preeminent music theatre of late 19th century Russia, where many of the stage masterpieces of Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov received their premieres.

Pavlovsk Palace

Pavlovsk Palace is an 18th-century Russian Imperial residence built by Paul I of Russia in Pavlovsk, near Saint Petersburg. After his death, it became the home of his widow, Maria Feodorovna. The palace and the large English garden surrounding it are now a Russian state museum and public park.

Neva embankments

The Neva embankment refer to various embankments along the Neva River in Saint Petersburg, Russia: The Admiralty Embankment (Russian: Адмиралтейская набережная, Admiralteyskaya Naberezhnaya), a street along the Neva River in Central Saint Petersburg, named after the Admiralty Board. Between 1919 and 1944 the street was known as Roshal Embankment, named after the revolutionary S.

Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kazan Cathedral or Kazanskiy Kafedralniy Sobor ( Russian: Каза́нский кафедра́льный собо́р), also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, is a cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church on the Nevsky Prospekt in St. Petersburg. It is dedicated to Our Lady of Kazan , probably the most venerated icon in Russia.

ARKA Gallery (Saint Petersburg) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Since 2005 ARKA Gallery realize more than 100 exhibit projects mostly in Saint Petersburg, but also in Moscow, Tomsk, Novosybirsk, Barnaul. ARKA Gallery carries out joint projects with the major private collections and state museums of Russia. Also gallery hold some international art projects in Saint Petersburg and showed contemporary art from Italy, China, Japan, Ethiopia, Lithuania, and other countries.

Youth Theatre on the Fontanka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Saint Petersburg State Youth Theatre on the Fontanka (Санкт-Петербургский государственный молодёжный театр на Фонтанке) is a theatre on the banks of the River Fontanka in Saint Petersburg founded in 1979. It plays Russian classic plays in the winter seasons and hosts a rock concert in the summer.

St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral (Никольский морской собор) is a major Baroque Orthodox cathedral in the western part of Central Saint Petersburg. It has always been closely associated with the Russian Navy, serving as its main shrine until the Russian Revolution.

Yusupov Palace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Moika Palace, also known as Yusupov Palace (Russian: Дворец Юсуповых на Мойке, literally the Palace of the Yusupovs on the Moika), once the primary residence in St. Petersburg, Russia of the House of Yusupov

Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Museum of Soviet arcade machines ( Russian: Музей советских игровых автоматов) is a museum with branches in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. It shows a collection of playable arcade machines from the times of the cold war. Visitors get a couple of original Kopeck coins to play at the machines.