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24 Smart Ways to See the City with foldout map
24 Self-guided Tours. 48 Maps. One Great Trip.
At last, a travel guide that tells you how to see the best of everything—in the smartest, most time-efficient way.
The best of St Petersburg in one, two, or three days
Thematic tours for every interest, schedule, and taste
Hundreds of evocative photos
Bulleted maps that show you how to go from place to place
Hotels, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife for all budgets
A tear-resistant foldout map—enclosed in a handy plastic wallet you can also use for tickets and souvenirs
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Visitors can see the best of St. Petersburg in one, two, or three days by utilizing this guide. Thematic tours for every interest, schedule, and taste are detailed, and hundreds of evocative photos and bulleted maps show travelers how to go from place to place. Includes a tear-resistant, foldout map. Original.
St Petersburg Day by Day offers city breakers the best of everything and then tells them how to do it in the smartest and most time-efficient way.
- The Best Full Day Tours in One, Two and Three Days
- Special interest tours including Exploring The Hermitage, The People’s War, The Peter & Paul Fortress, Bolsheviks and Revolutionaries
- The best neighbourhood walks from Nevsky Prospect to Vasilievsky Ostrov, Petrogradskaya and the Workers' Paradise
About the Author
Hillary Gilbert first went to Russia in 1993, for a 5-month language course. She never really went home. Having traveled across Siberia and most countries of the former Soviet Union in the interim, she now splits her time between Moscow and London, running her own editorial services company. Find out more at www.urgentedits.com.
Table of Contents
22 Favorite Moments.
1 The Best Full-Day Tours.
The Best in One Day.
The Best in Two Days.
The Best in Three Days.
2 The Best Special Interest Tours.
Hermitage: The State Rooms.
Exploring the Hermitage.
The Hermitage: Grandmasters.
The Hermitage: Italian Renaissance.
The Hermitage: The Impressionists.
Bolsheviks & Revolutionaries.
The People's War.
The Peter Paul Fortress.
Prisons & Prisoners.
3 The Best Neighborhood Walks.
4 The Best Shopping.
Shopping Best Bets.
St Petersburg Shopping A to Z.
5 The Best of the Outdoors.
Two Victory Parks.
6 The Best Dining.
Dining Best Bets.
St Petersburg Dining A to Z.
7 The Best Nightlife.
Nightlife Best Bets.
St Petersburg Nightlife A to Z.
8 The Best Arts & Entertainment.
Arts & Entertainment Best Bets.
St Petersburg Arts & Entertainment A to Z.
9 The Best Lodging.
Lodging Best Bets.
St Petersburg Lodging A to Z.
10 The Best Day Trips & Excursions.
The Savvy Traveler.
Before You Go.
St Petersburg: A Brief History.
Useful Phrases & Menu Terms.