This spectacular palace on the Moyka River has some of the most perfectly preserved 19th-century interiors in the city, in addition to a...
Grand Choral Synagogue
Restored to its full Byzantine-styled glory, the Grand Choral Synagogue was designed by Vasily Stasov and opened in 1893. Its...
Its picture-perfect canalside setting, baroque spires and golden domes make the ice-blue Nikolsky Cathedral , just south of the...
This illustrious music school opposite the Mariinsky is worth checking out for its performances by up-coming musicians.
Serving all the Russian favourites, this impressive restaurant’s décor applies traditional floral designs to a slick contemporary style....
Lonely Planet review
Set in the intimate summer pavilion of Yusupov Palace, this visiting VIPs’ choice serves some of the finest Russian and European cuisine in town. Indulge in their four-course menu for R4900.