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Saint Petersburg


Winter Palace:
Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg (known from 1914 to 1924 as "Petrograd", and 1924 to 1991 as "Leningrad"), is a city in Russia, located on the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. As of the 2002 census, the city had a population of 4,661,219, making it the third largest city in Europe (after Moscow and London).

The city was originally founded by Tsar Peter the Great in 1703, and was capital of the Russian Empire for more than two hundred years (1712 to 1728, and 1732 to 1918). Tsar Peter originally intended for the city to be his "window to Europe", and, to this day, Saint Petersburg has a reputation as the most European of Russian cities.

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Lonely Planet St Petersburg (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Simon Richmond

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet St Petersburg is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Tour the Hermitage, party through the White Nights, or enthral yourself in the Mariinsky Ballet; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of St Petersburg and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's St Petersburg Travel Guide:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - art, architecture, literature
  • Free, convenient pull-out St Petersburg map (included in print version), plus over 15 colour maps
  • Covers Sennaya, Kolomna, Smolny, Vosstaniya, Vasilyevsky Island, Petrogradsky Island, Vyborg Side and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet St Petersburg, our comprehensive guide to St Petersburg, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Russia guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Tom Masters, Simon Richmond.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: St Petersburg

By DK

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2015-07-07
Paperback (264 pages)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: St Petersburg
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: St. Petersburg is your in-depth guide to the very best of the city of St. Petersburg.

Explore the best of St. Petersburg with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide. Whether you're on the hunt for stunning cathedrals and churches, soviet landmarks, or the best places to shop and browse, we've packed it all into this fantastic guide. Take walking tours of gorgeous architecture, waterways and bridges, or experience the city's wonderful restaurants, cafes, and bars. No matter your budget, we can help you find a hotel in St. Petersburg, or experience fun activities for families with children or for the solitary traveler.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: St. Petersburg

  • Detailed itineraries and "don't miss" destination highlights at a glance.
  • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
  • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
  • Free, color pull-out map (print edition) marked with sights, a selected sight and street index, public transit map, practical information on getting around, and a distance chart for measuring walking distances.
  • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
  • Area maps marked with sights and restaurants.
  • Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation.
  • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
  • Suggested day-trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city.
  • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: St. Petersburg truly shows you the city of St. Petersburg as no one else can.

Recommended: For an in-depth guidebook to Russia, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Russia, which offers the most complete coverage of Russia, trip-planning itineraries, and more.

Top 10 St. Petersburg (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

By Marc Bennetts

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2014-04-21
Paperback (128 pages)

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 St. Petersburg will lead you straight to the very best this city has to offer. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars, and places to shop. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists, from the Top 10 sights in St. Petersburg to the Top 10 museums, events and festivals, and much more. There's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid.

Drawing on the same standards of accuracy as the acclaimed DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 St. Petersburg uses colorful photography and maps to create a reliable and useful pocket-sized travel guide that includes a pull-out map.

You'll find the insider knowledge you need to explore every corner of the city with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 St. Petersburg and its pull-out map.

Saint Petersburg 25 Secrets - The Locals Travel Guide For Your Trip to St Petersburg (Russia) 2016: Skip the tourist traps and explore like a local : Where to Go, Eat & Party in Saint Petersburg

By 55 Secrets

Released: 2016-05-20
Kindle Edition (30 pages)

Saint Petersburg 25 Secrets - The Locals Travel Guide  For Your Trip to St Petersburg (Russia) 2016: Skip the tourist traps and explore like a local : Where to Go, Eat & Party in Saint Petersburg
 
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25 Secrets you’d never find out about ST PETERSBURG!



Welcome to the most Complete Saint Petersburg Travel Guide for Tourists made by locals!

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♥25 Unique activities to do when you are in town
♥Best places to eat in town
♥Best local Markets
♥Best Parks and Good Views
♥Best Museums
♥Best Bars
♥Best things to do in Saint Petersburg - Russia
♥ Much, much more!

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If you are heading to the wonderful city of Saint Petersburg anytime soon this book will give you an insight of the best places and most unique places to see where you will mingle with the locals and get to see and do the activities as one of them.

We have prepared a unique BUCKET LIST with the 25 most unique experiences you can have in Saint Petersburg
Most people don't even take the time to prepare themselves in advance, and just wish for the best once they have arrived! Most people aren't aware of some of the most amazing places Saint Petersburg can offer... And it'd be such a pity to miss them! That's precisely why we desperately need the RIGHT travel guide first. Don’t arrive to Saint Petersburg (Russia) and follow the crowds of Tourists. With this exclusive travel guide made by locals you will be finding about the places that don’t come on Lonely Planet’s or are listed on Trip Advisor where thousands of tourists head daily.
It took lots of time to incorporate the tips and hacks that ended up shaping this travel guide! And now, we are willing to share those secrets with you!
We will tell you where you should go, eat, sleep, and of course, party! We know you won't just settle for average boring travel guides! We know you are looking for something better; something unique that will truly help you down the road: a book with real life tips, recommendations, useful travel hacks and data... everything you may need in your trip. You've just found what you were looking for!

Our goal is simple. we will give you a complete and detailed Bucket list with MAPS to all the locations to make sure you won’t get lost in the amazing city of Saint Petersburg transforming your trip into absolutely amazing experience. We will help you simplify your path, showing you exactly where the best places are.

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Top 10 St Petersburg (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

By DK

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2017-05-16
Paperback (128 pages)

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True to its name, this guide covers all of St. Petersburg's major sights and attractions in easy-to-use top 10 lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

This newly updated pocket travel guide for St. Petersburg will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer, from the Winter Palace of the Russian royal family to the Hermitage Museum.

Expert travel writers have fully revised this edition of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 St. Petersburg.

   • Brand-new itineraries help you plan your trip to St. Petersburg.
   • Expanded and far more comprehensive, new laminated pull-out map now includes color-coded design, public transportation maps, and street indexes to make it even easier to use.
   • Maps of walking routes show you the best ways to maximize your time.
   • New Top 10 lists feature off-the-beaten-track ideas, along with standbys like the top attractions, shopping, dining options, and more.
   • Additional maps marked with sights from the guidebook are shown on inside cover flaps, with selected street index and metro map.
   • New typography and fresh layout throughout.

You'll still find DK's famous full-color photography and museum floor plans, along with just the right amount of coverage of history and culture. A free pull-out map is marked with sights from the guidebook and includes a street index and a metro map.

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 St. Petersburg.

Recommended: For an in-depth guidebook to St. Petersburg, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: St. Petersburg, which offers a complete overview of the city; thousands of photographs, illustrations, and maps; and more.

Series Overview: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Top 10 are handy travel guides that take the work out of planning a trip. Packed with amazing ideas, informative maps, insider tips, and useful advice, DK's Top 10 guides lead you to the very best your destination has to offer. The pocket size make these the perfect guide to take on vacation. Discover the history, art, architecture, and culture of your destination through Top 10 lists, from the best museums, bars, and sights to the places to avoid. Visit TravelDK.com to learn more.

Fodor's Moscow & St. Petersburg (Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's
Released: 2013-11-19
Paperback (368 pages)

Fodor s Moscow & St. Petersburg (Travel Guide)
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Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of Moscow and St. Petersburg, including Moscow's modern opulence, St. Petersburg's royal architecture, and top day trips. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth.
MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from the Kremlin to Peterhof Palace
PERFECT HOTELS for every budget 
BEST RESTAURANTS to satisfy a range of tastes
Useful FEATURES on White Nights and the Bolshoi Theatre
VALUABLE TIPS on when to go and ways to save
INSIDER PERSPECTIVE from local experts
Maps and COLOR PHOTOS to guide and inspire your trip

St Petersburg travel Guide: An Easy Guide to Exploring the Top Attractions, Food Places, Local Life, and Everything You Need to Know (Traveler Republic)

By Traveler Republic

Released: 2017-04-02
Kindle Edition (118 pages)

St Petersburg travel Guide: An Easy Guide to Exploring the Top Attractions, Food Places, Local Life, and Everything You Need to Know (Traveler Republic)
 
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An Easy Guide to Exploring the Top Attractions, Food Places, Local Life, and Everything You Need to Know

Lonely Planet St Petersburg (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Simon Richmond

Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet St Petersburg (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet St Petersburg is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience the white nights during the summer months, see the Rembrandts housed in the Hermitage, or climb up St Isaac's for a panoramic view; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of St Petersburg and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet St Petersburg Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, and politics
  • Free, convenient pull-out St Petersburg map (included in print version), plus over 28 neighbourhood maps
  • Useful features - including With Kids, Day Trips, and Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar)
  • Coverage of Petrograd & Vyborg Sides, Vasilyevsky Island, Sennaya, Kolomna, Historic Heart, Smolny, Vosstaniya, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet St Petersburg, our most comprehensive guide to St Petersburg, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Russia guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Tom Masters, and Simon Richmond.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: St. Petersburg

By Melanie Rice

DK Travel
Released: 2013-04-15
Paperback (264 pages)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: St. Petersburg
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: St Petersburg will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer. This uniquely visual guidebook includes illustrated cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the city's stunning architecture, plus 3-D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot.

Detailed listings highlight the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets in this fully updated and expanded guide. Insider tips reveal on everything from where to find the best markets and nightspots to great attractions for children.

A free pull-out city map is clearly marked with sights from the guidebook and includes an easy-to-use street index, as well as detailed street views of key areas. Transportation maps and information on how to get around the city make finding one's way easier than ever before, and there's even a chart showing the distances between major sights to help with itinerary planning.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: St Petersburg shows you what others only tell you.



 
 
 

 
 
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