Synopses & Reviews
"Despite all that history has thrown at it, St Petersburg still feels every bit an imperial capital...today it's a dazzling metropolis whose sheer grandeur never fails to amaze." - Tom Masters, Lonely Planet Writer
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Inside This Book...
342 canal and river bridges
120 rooms of Hermitage art
45 bars, pubs and clubs reviewed
28 palaces and castles
4 new galleries and arts spaces
Comprehensive map section
Feature coverage of top sights
Range of planning tools
In-depth background on St Petersburg's art and music history