Saint-Petersburg is one of the main cultural, historical and architectural centers of Russia. It was named in the honor of Peter the Great, who founded St. Petersburg in 1703.
St. Petersburg, Russia is worldknown for its channels and bridges and is often called "Northern Venice". You will never find any other alike in the World.
Here lived such eminent writers as Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Goncharov, Lermontov, Fet, Griboedov, such worldwide known artists as Brullov, Repin, Shishkin, Malevich. Rastrelly, Montferrand, Rossi created their best monuments here in St. Petersburg. Many outstanding monuments are situated here, most known are: St. Isaac's Cathedral, Kazan's Cathedral, Peter and Paul's Fortress, Admiralty, Hermitage, Smolniy Cathedral.
In St. Petersburg you will find many places to stay in. Here is a wide range of hospitable hotels - from big and expensive to little and rather cheap.
St. Petersburg hotels range from grand historic properties to budget mini-hotels. Check our Recommendations for the best hotels in all categories to find hotels at convenient locations in St. Petersburg, then book the rooms you require at permanently discounted rates.