Saint-Petersburg, located on the Neva river banks, is the historical and cultural pearl of Russia. Its artistic and historical importance is as big as that of London, Paris, Rome and Berlin. No wonder, it's called the cultural capital of Russia: this city inherits many significant historical traditions, monuments, places of interest and museums. Every tour to this city of islands and canals is a must-see unique and highly attractive experience for any person interested in Russian history, culture and sightseeing.
Olta Travel loves Saint-Petersburg for its cultural heritage, magic of white nights and, on the whole, the unique mixture of present and the past.
The city's architecture mostly preserves the 18th and 19th ensemble untouched, so a vacation in Saint-Petersburg gives you a chance to see the past of Russia with your own eyes. It was also designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The city of arts also gives you more than fifty theatres to attend.
However, it's wrong to see this city only from the "old" historical perspective. Saint-Petersburg is a modern dynamic, vibrant city offering a huge variety of activities.
Saint-Petersburg is home to more than a hundred theatres and theatre companies of different genres. From classical music, ballet and opera to the modern experimental performances, you can always find a right place to satisfy your cultural hunger.
Saint-Petersburg is full of restaurants serving traditional Russian cuisine from different periods: there, you may taste imperial Russia dishes, modern cuisine or have a bite of some specialty from Soviet times. For those who want to try out something else or find flavors from home, the capital of Russia has a wide range of restaurants with cuisine from around the world.
Saint-Petersburg is a modern and trendy city with life and Energy boil all day long. For those who like partying or being up till midnight and later, this city presents lots of night life activities, clubs and restaurants to build the best experience and memories from your trip. For those who likes partying or being up till midnight and later, city offers lots of night life activities, along with places of interest and clubs to have the best experiences and make the fondest memories from you trip.
For those who want to know ahead what awaits them in Russia, we prepared a set of useful information and travel tips to make your groups’ staying in Saint-Petersburg the safest and the most comfortable possible.