Peter and Paul Fortress
Let us talk about most beautiful and popular sights of St. Petersburg that you can see in the tours to North capital of Russia. Yes, it’s second, not official name of the city. Third — Northern Palmyra.
You can see these sights even in walking tours. Because most of them in the downtown.
So, Peter and Paul Fortress…
This Fortress was founded because of the directive of Peter the Great — first Russian emperor. It’s was a first building made by the stones. It’s not only fortress. There great Peter and Paul Cathedral and tomb of the Russian emperor family. Included family of lust Russian emperor — Nicolas II’s.
Spire of this cathedral very height and beautiful. Made by the gold. It’s great to see this view from the other bank of the river.
At the territory of the fortress there many museums. In addition, here you can see sculpture of the Peter the Great. You will be surprised — he really looked like this.
It’s included in next tours to Sankt Petersburg: