This bright, richly illustrated guide (with over 1000 coloured illustrations) is the perfect format to provide travellers with all the information they will need about St Petersburg and the palace suburbs. The guide contains descriptions of the most popular tourist destinations and sights in the city: Nevsky Prospekt, the Hermitage, Kazan Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress and the Admiralty. This handy guide will help tourists plan a suitable route and ensure that they have all the essential historical background and relevant information. The guide contains sections on the most popular of the suburbs of St Petersburg: Peterhof, Tsarskoye Selo, Pavlovsk, Oranienbaum, Gatchina, Strelnya, Kronstadt. For those planning a longer sojourn in Russia there is concise information on several of the ancient cities of the North West region of Russia (Staraya Ladoga, Novgorod, Pskov) which are easily accessible to the independent traveller. There is also a short chapter on Moscow, which is likewise easy to reach from St Petersburg.
- Yarky Gorod Publishers, 2006
- 352 pages
- 1020 color illustrations
- 8 5/8 x 5 1/2 in (22 x 14 cm)
- Available in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Japanese and Russian
- ISBN: 5966300283
- Weight: 0,619 kg