Map Saint Petersburg Russia for Printing

St. Petersburg, often referred to as the “Venice of the North,” is a city rich in history, culture, and architectural marvels. Founded by Peter the Great in 1703, it served as the capital of the Russian Empire for over 200 years until the capital was moved back to Moscow in 1918. The city is renowned for its stunning palaces, grand avenues, and elegant canals.

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Here’s a detailed overview of some of the historic places, buildings, streets, and squares in Saint Petersburg:

Historic Places and Buildings:

  1. The State Hermitage Museum:
    • One of the largest and oldest museums in the world, housed in the Winter Palace.
    • Home to an extensive collection of art and cultural artifacts, including works by Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Rembrandt.
  2. The Winter Palace:
    • A symbol of imperial power, the Winter Palace is a grand residence that served as the official residence of Russian emperors from 1732 to 1917.
  3. The Peter and Paul Fortress:
    • The city’s original citadel, built to defend against Swedish invaders.
    • Houses the Peter and Paul Cathedral, where many Russian rulers are buried, including Peter the Great.
  4. The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood:
    • An iconic Russian-style church built on the spot where Tsar Alexander II was assassinated in 1881.
    • Known for its colorful onion domes and intricate mosaic interior.
  5. St. Isaac’s Cathedral:
    • An enormous cathedral with a gilded dome that dominates the city skyline.
    • Offers panoramic views of the city from its colonnade.
  6. The Summer Palace and Gardens of Peter the Great (Peterhof):
    • A lavish palace complex known for its stunning gardens and intricate fountains.
    • Often referred to as the “Russian Versailles.”
  7. The Yusupov Palace:
    • A historic palace known for its opulent interiors and its association with the murder of Rasputin.
  8. The Mariinsky Theatre:
    • A world-renowned opera and ballet theater that has hosted performances by famous artists.

Streets and Squares:

  1. Nevsky Prospect:
    • The main avenue of St. Petersburg, lined with shops, theaters, and historic buildings.
    • A bustling street that epitomizes the city’s vibrant atmosphere.
  2. Palace Square:
    • The central square of St. Petersburg, surrounded by the Winter Palace, the General Staff Building, and the Alexander Column.
  3. Senate Square:
    • Home to the Bronze Horseman statue of Peter the Great, an iconic symbol of the city.
  4. Arbat Street:
    • A charming pedestrian street with cafes, shops, and street performers.
  5. St. Isaac’s Square:
    • Surrounds St. Isaac’s Cathedral and is a hub of activity.
  6. Arts Square:
    • Hosts the Russian Museum and the Mikhailovsky Theatre, contributing to the city’s cultural scene.
  7. New Holland Island:
    • A historic artificial island with a unique triangular shape, featuring a mix of modern and historical buildings.
  8. Bankovsky Most (Bank Bridge):
    • A picturesque bridge adorned with four bronze griffins.

St. Petersburg’s historic sites and architectural wonders make it a captivating destination for history and culture enthusiasts, showcasing the grandeur of imperial Russia alongside a vibrant contemporary cultural scene.

Author: Kirill Shrayber, Ph.D.

I have been working with vector cartography for over 25 years, including GPS, GIS, Adobe Illustrator and other professional cartographic software.

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