ITS ALL ABOUT THE CITY OF ST PETERSBURG!
Welcome to the stunning city of thousands of beautiful attractions and colorful festivals! Saint Petersburg is more than 300 hundred years old city of Russia. It served as an imperial capital of Russia for about 200 years! Its imperial rulers made this city the cradle for more than 221 historical museums, 2000 libraries with most precious collection of Russian and European books, and a home for about 125 theaters and art galleries !
Saint Petersburg is famous for its White Night Festivals in the world. It is also the most visited UNESCO world heritage in Europe with more than 4000 splendid monuments of Russian architecture.
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St. Petersburg is one of three federal cities of Russia. It is the second largest city with its population of more than 5 million people and next most important economic center of Russia, after Moscow.
St. Petersburg has 20 administrative districts. The city administration is run by the Governor. Saint Petersburg Legislative Assembly is the regional executive body in the region.
St. Petersburg is linked with Volga-Baltic Waterway through Neva River. 42 rivers and canals flow through the city. The coast line of the Peters lie along the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. This makes it the most famous port city of Russia connect to every corner of the country. It is also known as The Venice of the North!
St. Petersburg is the financial and trading centre for oil and gas, heavy machines, military equipment, chemicals, food , textile, electronics , shipbuilding and aerospace industry.
St. Petersburg State University (SPSU) is the largest and oldest educational institute here, which is ranked among the best universities in the world.
Winters are very cold in Saint Petersburg. The average temperature stays at about -8 C from December to February and reaches to the average of 25 C in the summers of June and July. Rest is the time for pleasant spring and chilly autumn to enjoy.
Saint Petersburg is served by Pulkovo International Airport which is the second busiest airport of Russia. It connects Saint Petersburg with 128 cities in the world, including Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.
Sapsan is the fastest train, connecting Saint Petersburg with Moscow and other largest cities of Russia The Hermitage Museum, Peterhof Palace, Summer gardens, Winter Palace, Kazan Cathedral, Griboyedov Canal, Church of the Savior on Blood are the most amazing places to visit in Saint Petersburg
Subway train network of Saint Petersburg Metro has 67 stations and stopovers in the whole city. It is most widely used transport here that would take you to every corner of the city!