The first stone building in the city, the Menshikov Palace was built to the grandiose tastes of Prince Alexander Menshikov, Peter the...
Academy of Arts Museum
Two 3500-year-old sphinx monuments guard the entrance of the Russian Academy of Arts, and art lovers should not bypass the museum of...
University Sculpture Garden
The lacklustre decor may not instantly endear you to this Indian-run place, but its popularity with locals and visiting Indians says a...
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New Island information
The list of diners on this smartest of boat restaurants is dizzying – George W Bush, Jacques Chirac and the Queen of Spain have all dined here, while Putin is a regular. These heavies come for the sumptuous décor and beautifully presented international menu, not to mention the fantastic city views from the two-hour cruise. Reservations required.