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Take this vacation away from all the city chaos and come visit the Capital of Culture, St Petersburg for the experience of your lifetime. Home to the Hermitage, which is also one of the most magnificent art museums in the world, White Nights, Drawbridges, and also to the world-renowned writers like Pushkin, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky will definitely leave a mark of its culture on you. St Petersburg also happens to be one of the most modern cities of Russia, and has a diversified range of bed and breakfast joints for you. Tourists prefer staying mostly in vacation rentals. Here at Tripinn you can check the availability and book what's best suited for you. Put in your check-in and checkout dates and you're set to go.

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Top Hotels in St Petersburg, Florida

As per statistics, St Petersburg has over 500 hotels, 800 small scale hotels, which are bound to meet the taste and preferences of the tourists. As mentioned earlier, the diversified range of accommodation includes hotels of various range. Here is a list of luxury hotels you can choose your pick from

  • Petro Palace Hotel
  • Belmond Grand Hotel Europe
  • Astoria Hotel
  • Kempinski Hotel Moika 22
  • Domina St. Petersburg

If you're on the budget, then you don't have to worry because we have created a list of the best budget hotels in St Petersburg,

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
  • The Inn on Third
  • Avalon Hotel Downtown
  • Hampton Inn & Suites

Best Time to Visit St Petersburg

Vacation to St Petersburg between June to September is the best season to visit. Though it's a little steep on your budget, you cannot miss out on 24 hours of sunshine and white night celebration. The weather in St Petersburg is quite pleasant. It remains 18°C during summer with the longest hours of sunshine. Check the weather online before visiting and make sure you pack accordingly. However, festive seasons are also a good time to visit. You and your companions will have a lot of activities to look forward to.

Top Things to Do and See in St Petersburg

If you're tired of being to vacation destination filled with nothing but meaningless parties and want to enrich yourself with culture, architecture then St Petersburg, Russia is the place to be in. Western people have a notion that Russians are the not so friendly people, but over the years they have been proved wrong. The culture, the people, the history will sweep you off your feet. The trip to St Petersburg without adult supervision will cause you no worries regarding safety because Russia is known for its low rate of petty crimes. Below is the list of places you must visit when in St Petersburg:

  • Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Hermitage Museum
  • Peterhof Palace
  • Saint Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Mariinsky Theater
  • Fabergé Museum
  • Canal tour
  • Catherine Palace Nevsky Prospect
  • Admiralty Buildings
  • Kronstadt & Naval Cathedral
  • Russian cruiser Aurora
  • The cabin of Tsar Peter the Great
  • Yeliseev Emporium
  • Smolny Convent
  • House of Soviets & communist architecture
  • State Russian Museum
  • Museum of Political History
  • Moika Palace

These are the best tourist attractions in the city. To start with, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is the first place where you should step your foot in. This place marks the assassination of Tsar Alexander II. Heritage Museum, which is one of the oldest museums in the world, and it has also been ranked as one of the best spots. The works of Leonardo Da Vinci, Monet, Van Gogh are showcased in this museum which spans around 1500 rooms. Peterhof Palace is no more located in St Petersburg. You have to drive a few miles from the city in order to reach it. If you strictly want to stick to the city, then Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, which is the largest orthodox basilica in the world and the fourth largest cathedral in the world will be a perfect place for you. All these above-mentioned places are unique in their own ways and each a treat to the eyes. There are lots of other best activities to do in St Petersburg. With the heritage, culture, best restaurants, amazing nightlife, it will definitely be one of the best vacation destinations you will ever head to. There are not many places for you to plan your ‘Hikes to take in St Petersburg’ list but there are various short trails in the city.

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Arts & Festivals in St Petersburg

Sports, art showcasing its culture, festivals, food are a major part of the St Petersburg. All year long, people anticipate for the festivals. The huge crowd of people, the banter, open food, lights, the ambiance as a whole can lift up anybody’s mood. If you're visiting during the festive season, here is a list that you shouldn't be missing out on

  • Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg 
  • Dunedin Highland Games 
  • PGA Golf Valspar Championship 
  • Tampa Bay Blues Festival 
  • Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival
  • Mainsail Art Festival
  • GeckoFest
  • Clearwater Super Boat Races
  • Clearwater Jazz Holiday
  • Oldsmar Oktoberfest
  • Clearwater Chalk Art Festival
  • SHINE St. Pete Mural Festival
  • John's Pass Seafood & Music Festival
  • Clearwater Beach Uncorked
  • Fall KING of the BEACH Fishing Tournament
  • Ribfest
  • Annual Sanding Ovations Master's Cup

Other festivals include the Arts and Craft festival, Annual Sanding Ovations Master's Cup and so on. Annual Sanding Ovations Master's Cup is one fun event. To create a masterpiece, all these master sculptors from across the country, require are a pile of sand, a bucket of water and a lot of creativity. These festivals include a wide variety of activities that locals like to do. So, there is a huge possibility that you will see the natives extremely piled up with work during the festive season.

Best Restaurants in St Petersburg

Previously when you would search for a question like “where to eat in St Petersburg?” the google wouldn't provide you with too much of options to select from. Hence St Petersburg remained as one of the lesser known places. But given the diversity in cuisines and top restaurants, it is like the arrival of the new era altogether. It offers Mexican, Indian, and variety of best cuisines in the world. You will definitely never run out of places you can put a check ✔ next to the best eats in the city. Here is a list of the best restaurants where tourists and locals like to eat and fulfill their food cravings

  • Palkin
  • Belmond Grand Hotel Europe
  • Severyanin
  • Percorso
  • L’Europe Restaurant
  • Schengen
  • Teplo
  • Gras
  • Russian Vodka Room №1
  • Amo Cucinare

Here is a list of edibles that you must dig in for your visit to St Petersburg

  • Beef Stroganoff
  • Savory Pancakes
  • Borscht
  • Shchi
  • Pirozhki
  • Olivier Salad
  • Pelmeni and Vareniki
  • Potatoes and Mushrooms
  • Chicken Kiev
  • Solyanka

Cheap Flights to St Petersburg

The main airport in St Petersburg is Pulkovo Airport. It hosts the domestic as well as international flights. Terminal one, which is situated 23 km south of the city centre, is the only terminal it consists of. The connectivity of the airport with the city is very convenient. Owning a car, will definitely help you save time and money, but shuttle and car services are readily available for your benefit.

Air ticket booking should not be much of a problem because of the various websites. Online ticket bookings can be done through the online website. You can complete your flight booking by paying through net banking using your debit card. Emirates, Qatar Airways, Air France airline are few of the various airlines that fly to and from St. Petersburg. Business class tickets are also available, in case you want to book them for better service and extra leg space.*

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