The beauty of the northern capital is often compared to that of Amsterdam and Venice thanks to its complex of fountains, canals, bridges have become an unmistakable symbol of the city and made it "the city of bridges".
With its multiple onion domes amongst which is the 81 m high bell tower, and the decorations with colorful glazes and ceramic tiles and stained glass, the Cathedral of the Savior or the Resurrection of Christ (official name) is one of the most recognizable symbols St. Petersburg.
Peterhof is a magnificent complex of palaces, gardens, fountains, waterfalls and water features designed by Peter I who dreamed of an imperial residence outside St. Petersburg to be accessed by sea, like the Palace of Versailles.
Imposing, magnificent, monumental. This is how the current St. Isaac Church, the fourth, built by the French architect Montferrand at the behest of Tsar Alexander and, further magnified under Tsar Nicholas I, I between 1818 and 1858.
With its impressive green and white façade decorated with 400 Ionic columns, the Winter Palace dominates the monumental Palace Square in the center of which stands the column of Alexander I that celebrates the victory against Napoleon.