St Petersburg

St Petersburg

"Venice of the North" built in 1703 by Peter the Great

Location: 

St Petersburg, Russia

Duration: 

Monday, August 31, 2015 to Friday, September 4, 2015

Journey: 

personal highlights

  1. St. Petersburg: extremely underrated city in Europe (fourth-largest!)
  2. Peter the Great: built his new capital city in a few years at the Neva River
  3. High to low: climbing a rooftop and visiting the epic metro stations
  4. Venice of the North: one of several cities in Europe dubbed this title
  5. UNESCO: protected together with the Hermitage and Peterhof Palace

image sources

  1. Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  2. traffic police in the city center
  3. ballet advertisement on the sidewalk
  4. inside one of the beautiful metros
  5. one of the many lovely canals

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