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 57.12 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 54.74 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.96 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.28 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46.45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 60.78 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 44.32 (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 27.23 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.12 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.91 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 74.83 (High)
    • Car Stealing 41.55 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.99 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.16 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.34 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.31 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.47 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35.78 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.64 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.42 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Saint Petersburg is 107.3 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 60.8 (High)
    • Climate Index 60.64 (High)
    • Pollution Index 62.37 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.65 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 40.25 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 58.97 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.29 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 44.52 (Very 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 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.52 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 78.99 USD

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

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