St. Petersburg, Russia
“The Venice of the North,” as the City of St. Petersburg, Russia earned the nickname of the tourists who come. Canals, bridges, and buildings blend with the landscape Rennaisance green landscape to beautify the city.
The Hermitage Museum, located downtown is the belle of St Petersburg. The museum is housed in a magnificent palace in which there are three million works of art by world famous artists like Rembrandt, Da Vinci, Michelangelo also.
In addition there is also a Museum of Artillery, Combat Engineers and Signal Troops occupying a fortress. There is a large collection of weapons from the past up to now in this museum, including during World War II and the Cold War.
If you want to enjoy the Rennaisance style architectural design style, you can visit the Church of the Saviour. This building is a medieval-style cathedral. In the building of 6,000 square meters is filled with colorful mosaics.
At the time of the night to get a beautiful atmosphere, you can visit the Saint Isaac’s Cathedral. This building is the domed cathedral of the world’s third highest. In the highest tower of the most beautiful city of St Petersburg portrait unfolding before your eyes.
Been to St Petersburg is not complete if not shopping for souvenirs. If interested head to Souvenir Market is located near the Church of the Saviour. This traditional market sells a variety of souvenirs and knick-knacks Russia.