ST. PETERSBURG - RUSSIA'S NORTHERN CAPITAL
The city guide "St. Petersburg at Your Fingertip" is meant to introduce you to the most beautiful city of Russia. Come to visit this city if you ever get a chance, but before browse this site to learn more about this "Venice of the North". St. Petersburg is an exciting city, which has to offer more than simply the Hermitage Museum and the Kirov Ballet of the Mariinsky Theater. Officially proclaimed the "Cultural Capital of Russia" St. Petersburg is a place, where you need weeks just to see all its major landmarks.
St.崥rsburg, Russia is a relatively new city, founded in 1703. When it was nine years old it became the capital of Russia and retained this status till 1918. Even now it is referred to as the "Northern capital" of Russia. Over almost 300 years of its history St.崥rsburg accumulated all the grandeur of the Russian Imperial Court and became one of the largest centers of culture, science and industry. Created by Peter the Great as a sea port on the Baltic it was essentially "a window to the West" for Russia, combining the best of the West and the East.
The most Western and certainly the most beautiful city of Russia is waiting to unveil its treasures just for you...
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