Saint Petersburg

Updated, Aug 2020


St Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia. its was the capital of Imperial Empire of Romanov family for about two hundred years. Standing on the coast of Baltics, it’s one of the most important port city of the country. Although visitors can travel on 3 day visa from Helsinki to Tallinn ferry/cruise tour included.   

Getting In & Around

Getting in
Pulkovo Airport
20 km south, Bus: RUB 40, route 39, 39 Ex to Moskovskaya metro station, MiniBus: RUB 40,  minivan K39 to Moskovskaya metro station, Taxi: RUB 800-1000, Uber Russia: RUB 500-900, download app
Moskovskiy Station
Connected by metro Ploshchad Vosstaniya(red)  & Mayakovskaya(green) stations, Trains to moscow, Samara, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi, Volgograd and many other cities in the south as well as Tallinn in Estonia, Public facilities, lockers and waiting rooms are available. visit

Finlyandskiy Railway Station
North of Neva river, connected by metro station Ploschad Lenina. Trains to north and in Helsinki and other parts of Finland

Vitebsky railway station
Connected to the Pushkinskaya Station of the Metro. Trains to Central Europe, Baltics, Ukraine, Belarus and the southern areas. Stations has luggage store, ATM, waiting rooms and more.
Baltiysky railway station
Connected by metro station Baltiyskaya, cafe, stores, luggage store, waiting room and paid toilet available here,
Ladozhsky station
Connected by Ladozhskaya metro station. Trains to Yekaterinburg,  Novosibirsk, Kazakhstan, Helsinki and other cities. Public facilities, lockers and waiting rooms are available.
Getting around

Public Transport
single ticket 40 RUB, 45 RUB (metro), 1 day pass 180 RUB, 2 day pass 255 RUB, 3 – 7  day pass 340-680 RUB,
Visit website

for more details on fare and monthly pass and luggage tickets read here
single ticket for all network is 65 RUb for 90 min. 

Piazza Duomo

See & Do

Palace Square: 
public square | location: Palace Square, St Petersburg, Russia, 198324 

Winter Palace | Palace

Alexander Nevsky Lavra | Monastery

Gazprom Arena | Stadium

Kazan Cathedral | Church

Mariinsky Theatre | Theatre

Mikhailovsky Theatre | Theatre

Peter and Paul Fortress | Fort

Peter and Paul Cathedral | Church

Saint Michael’s Castle | Church 

St. Isaac’s Cathedral | Fort

Museums and Galleries

Peterhof Palace: 
museum | opening hours: 10:30 am to 6 pm (tue-sun), monday closed, tickets: Ticket RUB1200, Combined ticket: RUB1500 ~ RUB 2000, *Reduced: RUB450 ~RUB900, for Russians RUB 300 ~ RUB 550, free for children under 16Visit websitephone: +7 (812) 450-52-87,  address: 198516 the Razvodnaya Street 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 

State Hermitage Museum: 
museum | opening hours: 10:30 am to 6 pm, to 9 pm (wed & fri), monday closed, tickets: Combined ticket: RUB700, one of the museum branch: RUB300, free for children under 18Visit websitephone: +7 (812) 710-90-79,  address: Russia, 190000, St Petersburg, Dvortsovaya Naberezhnaya (Embankment), 34

Faberge Museum | museum

Grand Maket Russia | museum

Savior on the Spilled Blood | museum

Russian Museum | museum

Parks and Outdoor

Botanical Gardens of Peter the Great |garden

Divo Ostrov | amusement park

Leningradskiy Zoopark | zoo

Moskovsky Victory Park | park

Okeanarium | aquarium

Park 300-Letiya Sankt Peterburga | park

Summer Garden | park

Piazza Duomo


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