Evocative use of the original cells for displays about the former political prisoners of Trubetskoy Bastion - who included the likes of...
Peter & Paul Fortress
Housing a cathedral where the Romanovs are buried, a former prison and various exhibitions, this large defensive fortress on Zayachy...
This fascinating museum charts the history of the St Petersburg region from medieval times to 1918. What starts as a fairly...
Lightly battered and fried smelt (koryushka ) is a St Petersburg speciality every April, but you can eat the small fish year-round at...
Bridge Lounge information
This swank spot is part restaurant, part lounge and 100% upper-class. Set within the western bastion of the Peter & Paul Fortress, this see-and-be-seen spot boasts an atmospheric location and awesome vista. Its white tent-roof interior is gorgeous, with plush pillows and drapes adorning the otherwise sparse space. Face control ensures that the clientele looks as good as their surroundings.