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Saint Petersburg is a dreamland for aesthetes and the literati. This magnificent city is considered to be the cultural capital of Russia and is filled with gorgeous pieces of preserved and restored baroque and neoclassical architecture. It’s also the home of the world-famous Hermitage and Russian Museums, incredible institutions that house extensive collections of Russian paintings and many other diverse forms of art. The city also served as inspiration for literary luminaries like Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Nikolai Gogol, and Alexander Pushkin, who referenced and illustrated it in their masterworks. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in Russian culture, you definitely shouldn’t miss visiting this city during your trip to the country.

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20 May THU 17° 11°
21 May FRI 17°
22 May SAT 15°
23 May SUN 14° 10°
24 May MON 15°

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About Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg is a dreamland for aesthetes and the literati. This magnificent city is considered to be the cultural capital of Russia and is filled with gorgeous pieces of preserved and restored baroque and neoclassical architecture. It’s also the home of the world-famous Hermitage and Russian Museums, incredible institutions that house extensive collections of Russian paintings and many other diverse forms of art. The city also served as inspiration for literary luminaries like Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Nikolai Gogol, and Alexander Pushkin, who referenced and illustrated it in their masterworks. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in Russian culture, you definitely shouldn’t miss visiting this city during your trip to the country.

Local weather

  • DEC - FEB
    -2° -9°

    Winter

  • MAR - MAY
    16° -5°

    Spring

  • JUN - AUG
    22° 11°

    Summer

  • SEP - NOV
    14° -1°

    Autumn

General info

  • Time Zone
    GMT +03:00

  • Currency
    Russian Ruble

    1USD = 74.01RUB

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