personal guide

personal guide


Peterhof with Great Palace and its gorgeous fountains

Peterhof is located about 30 km west of St. Petersburg on the Finnish gulf. It is the most famous summer residence of Russian tsars with its fountains and golden statues. Peterhof was founded by Peter I as a suburban imperial residence after the victory over the Swedes at Poltava. The residence was modeled on the Versailles and is known as Russia`s Versailles. We will visit Great Palace and amazingly beautiful Lower and Upper parks.

Tour lasts 4-5 hours

Russian traditional cuisine

1. Borsch A staple Russian/Ukrainian dish, the St Petersburg borsch is a filling beetroot-based soup usually prepared with meat, although vegetarian versions can also be found. A thick borsch tastes delicious with sour cream.
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Russian banya

Russian banya (a Russian type of steam bath) is one of the oldest Russian traditions. Since ancient times it was believed that the banya combines four main natural elements...

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Interesting facts about St. Petersburg

The Hermitage collection has about 3 million exhibits, located in 365 halls of six buildings. To see the entire collection...
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