Synopses & Reviews
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to St Petersburg, the ultimate guide
to this beautiful city. The full-colour section introduces St Petersburgandrsquo;s highlights, from world-class ballet and opera at the Mariinskiy Theatre to the gilded mosaics of the Church of the Saviour on the Blood. The guide takes a detailed look at Russian history, literature and cultural life with expert background on everything from the superlative art collection of the Hermitage and the cityandrsquo;s spectacular Imperial palaces to snowmobiling in Karelia. There are plenty of practical tips and information on all the best accommodation, transportation and restaurants and lively reviews of hundreds of shops, bars and clubs. Discover every corner of St. Petersburg with the clearest maps of any guide.
About the Author
Dan Richardson has been writing for Rough Guides since 1984. He is author of the Rough Guides to Moscow, St Petersburg and co-author of the Rough Guides to Budapest and Bulgaria. Dan has also written travel and non-travel articles for the Guardian, Indepe