You can find on this page the St Petersburg tourist map to print and to download in PDF. The St Petersburg tourist attractions map presents the monuments, museums, parks and points of interest of St Petersburg in Russia.
The St Petersburg sightseeing map shows all tourist places and points of interest of St Petersburg. This tourist attractions map of St Petersburg will allow you to easily plan your visits of landmarks of St Petersburg in Russia. The St Petersburg tourist map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
St Petersburg is one of Europe largest cities, with the historical centre alone covering several square kilometers and some of the most famous tourist attractions located far out in the suburbs as its mentioned in St Petersburg tourist map. St Petersburg has a true wealth of attractions and experiences to offer travelers, from spectacular Imperial palaces to quirky and absorbing museums, from boat trips along the city majestic rivers and canals to walks in the footsteps of St Petersburg literary and artistic greats.
Moscow might be Russia most modern, cosmopolitan city, but St Petersburg is the cultural and historical heart of the country. Home to the Hermitage, one of the largest and most stunning art museums in the world as you can see in St Petersburg tourist map, surrounded by canals, and home to beautiful white nights (when the sun never sets in summer what attracts tourists), St Petersburg is regal and inspiring.
First-time tourists should start at the Hermitage Museum as its mentioned in St Petersburg tourist map—a museum so large, it is literally impossible to see it all in one day—and the beautiful Nevsky Avenue, flanked by opulent restaurants, churches, and palaces, and a great place for people watching. The Peterhof Palace Complex requires a day trip out of town, but it is a must-see and one of the highlights of a trip to St Petersburg.
The St Petersburg attractions map shows the main monuments, museums and parks of St Petersburg. This tourist places map of St Petersburg will allow you to easily plan your visits of tourist attractions of St Petersburg in Russia. The St Petersburg attractions map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The Hermitage Museum now spans several sites, but for most visitors it is the main collection in the Winter Palace that is an essential component of any St Petersburg itinerary. in St Petersburg you will find not only centuries of European fine art and a rich collection of Greek and Roman attraction antiquities, but also the astonishingly opulent 18th and 19th century state rooms of Russia imperial family. St Petersburg other internationally renowned cultural institution, and for some visitors an even greater draw than the Hermitage, the Mariinsky Theatre as its shown in St Petersburg attractions map has profited in recent years from the financial and creative turmoils of Moscow Bolshoi to become the undisputed preeminent musical theatre in modern Russia.
St Petersburg main city square is a massive open public space right in front of the Winter Palace. Many major events in Soviet/Russian history have taken place right on the square—Tsar Alexander II was shot here in 1879. Located less than 30 kilometers from central St Petersburg as you can see in St Petersburg attractions map, the 18th-century Peterhof Palace complex consists of a series of buildings, several formal attraction gardens, and a total of 173 fountains fed by underground springs.
When the Eliseyev Emporium building was inaugurated in 1903, it was one of the most luxurious structures and attractions of its time. This might not be the case anymore, but the Art Nouveau details, stained-glass windows, crystal and metal candelabra, and hand-painted wall patterns are still quite impressive. Located just across the river from the city center and the Winter Palace as its mentioned in St Petersburg attractions map and connected to the mainland by two bridges and a metro line, this small island is home to a number of landmarks and beautiful parks—including a Museum of Electrical Transport.
The St Petersburg zoo map shows recommended tours of the St Petersburg Zoological Park. This zoo map of St Petersburg will allow you to easily find out where each animal is and where to picnic in the Zoological Park of St Petersburg in Russia. The St Petersburg zoo map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Leningrad zoo is a unique museum of wildlife in the heart of St Petersburg. Today St Petersburg zoo houses more than 600 species of mammals, birds, fish, and invertebrates from various places on Earth as you can see in St Petersburg zoo map. It is an educational environmental institution which allows you within the city boundaries to learn about the planet biological diversity, expand your biological, zoological, ecological horizons, and, of course, spend some great quality time here
The Zoo was founded at the centre of St Petersburg as its shown in St Petersburg zoo map on August 1 (old calendar, August 14 – new calendar) in 1865. Originally, St Petersburg zoo was a private menagerie. It was open and funded by a Dutch Prussian citizen Julius Gebhardt and his wife Sophia. Later on, St Petersburg zoo changed many owners for more than 50 years remaining private.
St Petersburg zoo was used for circus performances and concerts by choirs and orchestras, and was also home to restaurants. St Petersburg zoo increased profitability meant it could afford to expand its collection of animals - it gained giraffes, orang-utans, anteaters and African elephants - and create more pleasant living conditions and new enclosures for them (see St Petersburg zoo map). Rost left in 1897, and Zoo began to decline. In 1909 it was closed to visitors.