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Nevsky Prospekt | The Main Avenue of Saint Petersburg

Nevsky Prospekt is the hub of St. Petersburg's vibrant history and culture. Home to many world famous attractions, palaces, monuments, and churches, including popular shopping, dining, and entertainment venues there is plenty of things to do and see here. Find out more!

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7 best places to see the Northern Lights in Russia

I am planning to visit St. Petersburg in later pàrt of October 2019. Is northern lights visible from there? Thanks.

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Oranienbaum | St Petersburg Russia

Oranienbaum is another imperial estate building around St. Peterbsurg, Russia. Home to the stunning Grand Menshikov Palace and a large beautiful natural park, it is a great place to explore and chill out. Find out more!

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Gatchina | St Petersburg Russia

Gatchina can be a great alternative to other palaces around St. Petersburg. Equally grand, but less touristy the fascinating palace and park are interesting places to stretch your legs and admire the amazing historic architecture.

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Tsarskoye Selo | St Petersburg Russia

Tsarskoye Selo State Museum or Catherine Palace is one of the must-see tourist' attractions in St. Petersburg. Catherine Palace and the whole park complex are an outstanding and fun place to spend a full day with family or friends. Find out more!

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