Saint Petersburg Tourism

Saint Petersburg is the second largest city of Russia, right after Moscow, and an important Russian port on the Baltic Sea. Founded in early 18th century by the famous Russian emperor, Peter the Great, St. Petersburg boasts glorious history, for it was the capital of Imperial Russia for almost a century, until 1918.

The most western city of Russia is also considered to be the most beautiful one. The city's historical core is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The largest art museum in the world, the Hermitage, represents only part of St. Petersburg's impressive cultural heritage.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Saint Petersburg

  • Know the pollution level of Saint Petersburg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 56.13 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 54.69 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.09 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.26 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 58.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 46.36 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 42.53 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Saint Petersburg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Saint Petersburg.

    • Burglary and Theft 28.92 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.28 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.7 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75.15 (High)
    • Car Stealing 43.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.3 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 38.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.79 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50.3 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 36.3 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.88 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 49.08 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Saint Petersburg is 110.82 (High)

    • Safety Index 59.33 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 60.64 (High)
    • Pollution Index 61.34 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 49.18 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 38.1 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 58.55 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.98 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 51.96 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Saint Petersburg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.27 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 72.94 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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