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St. Petersburg for free

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St. Petersburg for free
Relics of its role as the seat of government for 300 years, St. Petersburg's public parks and monuments are a pleasure to explore.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Nevsky Prospekt
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Nevsky Prospekt

This famous Russian street that cuts through the center of St. Petersburg is a hub for shopping, nightlife and entertainment, and is lined with historic and picturesque buildings and churches.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I
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Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I

A gallant and heroic Peter the Great atop a horse is depicted in this striking statue on Decembrist (Senate) Square commissioned by Catherine the Great to honor her predecessor.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Anichkov Bridge
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Anichkov Bridge

This bridge, the first to cross the Fontanka River, has undergone a series of reconstructions and is noted for its elaborate cast-iron fencing and striking horse and human sculptures.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
Memorial Sign "Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island"
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Memorial Sign "Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island"

This spit of land is located on the edge of Vasilievsky Island overlooking the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Winter Palace.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Piskariovskoye Memorial Cemetery
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Piskariovskoye Memorial Cemetery

Nearly half a million civilians who died in the 900-day Siege of Leningrad (the city's name from 1924-1991)are remembered at this cemetery with mass graves, an eternal flame, a statue of the Motherland, and photographs and documents describing the siege.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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