Peter And Paul FortressCurrently Closed
- Address: Kronverkskaya naberezhnaya, Peter and Paul Fortress, Zayachii Ostrov 6 | Zayachii Ostrov, St. Petersburg, Russia, Saint Petersburg
- Timings: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
- Phone: +7-8122306431
- Ticket Price: 370 RUB
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Museums, Outdoors, Beach, Play Ground, Family And Kids, Architecture , Picnic Spot, Fort, Cathedral
One of the most important locations in Saint Petersburg, this fortress was established by Peter the Great. Originally built out of wood in 1703, the fortress was completely rebuilt using stone from 1706 to 1740.
Domenico Trezzini was the man behind the marvelous designs of this fortress. Today, the State Museum of Saint Petersburg History is the main tourist attraction in the fortress but by no means is it the only attraction.
Among other places of interest within the walls of the fortress, the Peter and Paul Cathedral and the Grand Ducal Museum are of primary importance. There are some sandy beaches located outside the walls of the fortress. These beaches are a great place to relax and unwind after checking out the fortress itself.
- The grounds of the fortress: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm.
- All exhibitions 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, Last admission is at 5:00 pm.
- Tuesdays- 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Last admission is at 4:00 pm.
- Exhibitions are closed on Wednesdays.
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76.05% of people who visit Saint Petersburg include Peter And Paul Fortress in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
31.75% of people start their Peter And Paul Fortress visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Peter And Paul Fortress
92.24% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Peter And Paul Fortress
Very informative spot to visit. The island houses the Peter and Paul Cathedral and several other historic museums, including a Bastion prison and the city museum. If you only visit one spot here, I highly recommend the Peter and Paul Cathedral, one of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen.
Well worth visiting. The views are astounding and there is much to learn when visiting. The ticket prices are quite affordable, although there are options for where you want to go on the site. I just did the Cathedrals because I had other places I wanted to visit that day.
Was a warm rainy day which we spent strolling around the Fortress. This place has a special atmosphere. Can’t explain, need to visit. 💯
Beautiful island. Within the thick walls there are several museums and exhibition halls and an impressive church, with a golden altar and housing marble graves of the tsars. Well groomed paths inside and outside the walls and a small sandy beach.
This place is the start to the city. It has a lot of history behind it and it is well looked after. Unfortunately there are a lot of tourists and people, in general, all year round