An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to St Petersburg, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists, and a laminated pull-out map - all designed to help you see the very best of St Petersburg.
Explore the charming ruins at the Pavolvsk, marvel at the Church on Spilled Blood, admire the brilliant artworks at the Hermitage, or glide along the frozen pathways of the Yegalin Island on ice skates during winter. From Top 10 museums to the Top 10 Russian restaurants - discover the best of St Petersburg with this easy-to-use travel guide.
Inside Top 10 St Petersburg:
Eight easy-to-follow itineraries perfect for a day, weekend, or a four-day trip
Top 10 lists showcase the best attractions in St Petersburg, covering Nevskiy Prospekt, the Mariinskiy Theatre, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Peterhof, and more
Free laminated pull-out map of St Petersburg, plus six full-colour area maps
In-depth area guides explore St Petersburg’s most interesting neighbourhoods, with the best places for shopping, going out, and sightseeing
Colour-coded chapters divided by area make it easy to find information quickly and plan your day
Essential travel tips including our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop, and sightsee, plus useful transport, visa and health information
Colour maps help you navigate with ease
Covers Gostinyy Dvor, Palace Embankment, Sennaya Ploschad, Vasilevskiy Island, Petrogradskaya and areas lying Further Afield
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About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK’s Top 10 guides take the work out of planning a short trip, with easy-to-read maps, tips and tours to inform and enrich your weekend trip or cultural break. DK is the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
DK Eyewitness Top 10 St Petersburg is updated regularly, by experts with an in-depth knowledge of the city.
The Top 10 lists are accessible and varied - leading you straight to the best places to visit in St Petersburg, both famous and off the beaten track.
The guide includes a laminated pull-out city map, with a helpful transport map as well as a selected site and street index.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guides are known for their inspiring photography, making them the guides that show you what others only tell you.
St Petersburg received more than 7.2 million visitors in 2017, out of which half were international travellers. There was an increase of 4.3% in the flow of visitors in comparison to 2016. (Source: guidetopetersburg.com)
Known as the second largest city in Russia, St Petersburg has also been ranked as the 8th most visited city in Europe. The city was honoured with an award for being ’Europe’s Best Tourist Destination’ in 2017. (Source: visit-petersburg.ru)
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