St Petersburg - Petrograd & Vyborg Sides (PDF Chapter)

St Petersburg - Petrograd & Vyborg Sides (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Petrograd & Vyborg Sides chapter from Lonely Planet’s St Petersburg guidebook.

Peter’s city was founded on the Petrograd Side and it’s a fascinating place packed with his-torical sites and Style Moderne architecture. The showstopper is the Peter & Paul Fortress, whose museums, soaring cathedral and panoramic views easily warrant a half-day visit.

  • see the graves of the Romanovs, climb the bell tower for stunning views and explore the past at museums and exhibits scattered around historic Peter & Paul Fortress
  • maps
  • take in dazzling murals and creative art installations covering the walls of a once blighted industrial landscape at the Street Art Museum
  • transport
  • get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the world’s top art collections at the Hermitage Storage Facility
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.

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