Culture & Sightseeing
Top Ecotourism Trails You Can Enjoy in Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg is known for its amazing architecture and splendid sights. From palaces to subway stations, the city just breathes with art and Russia’s history. However, while man-made objects have their charm, people are also beginning to put emphasis on the natural landscapes.
When society and environment begin to coexist, we start seeing that love for nature can only grow. If you wish to actually the ecotourism in Russia, here are some sights that you should definitely put on your itinerary.
Dazzling Days and Luminous White Nights of Saint-Petersburg
A glorious time to visit Saint-Petersburg is during the full illumination of the sun-bathed days and shimmering evening glow of the White Nights. Beginning in May with the first full blooming of flowering trees and peaking during mid-June, the sun lowers to a slow, teasing resting place each evening, but barely sets. During this magical time each year in these northern latitudes, the nights are lit by a continuous and rich translucent white aura.
Top 3 Saint-Petersburg’s favorite places to be!
Saint-Petersburg is Russia's second-largest city, a cultural center of genius, which is often both mocked and praised. The city's white nights are legendary. St Petersburg is one of Europe’s great cultural cities. Brimming with museums, galleries, and theaters.
To be a part of this you can enjoy a sightseeing tour of Saint-Petersburg. Review our hand-picked suggestions of must-see places in Saint-Petersburg.
The Fontanka river is one of 93 rivers and canals in St. Petersburg with a length of nearly seven kilometers and is located in the city center. The canal is a left side arm of the huge Neva river and functioned as a water-source for the many fountains in the Summer Garden from where it got its name. Even after most fountains got destroyed in 1777 in a flood the river retained its name and currently the canal flows below 15 bridges connecting the city.
The Hermitage is the second largest art museum in the world and is St. Petersburg’s most famous attraction. More than 2.5 million people visit the Winter Palace and its five adjoining buildings every year to experience the grandeur of the Tsarist wealth and their large collections. When visiting the Hermitage one can find more than 3 million items including sculptures, drawings coins and medals, books, and the largest collections of paintings in the world.