Family and Kids in Saint Petersburg

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Saint Petersburg Mosque

    Family and Kids

    Established in 1921, this mosque was the largest of its kind when it was first opened in Russia. Modeled after the tomb of Tamerlane in Samarkand, this mosque with its azure dome and minarets are prominently visible from the Trinity Bridge and is an important landmark in downtown Saint Petersburg. On the inside, this mosque has ornate blue mosaics that are extremely pleasing to the eye. One cer...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Museum Of Musical Instruments

    Children Museum

    This is probably the more ‘fun’ museums in Saint Petersburg. Located in the Sheremetev Palace, this museum contains musical instruments that date as far back as the seventeenth century. People can witness over three hundred years of evolution of musical instruments. Some of the more famous exhibits include the evolution of the harp through the ages, one of Tchaikovsky’s pianos...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Kunstkamera

    Educational Site

    Widely known for being the first museum in Russia, the Kunstkamera is an important landmark in the city of Saint Petersburg. Established in 1727, this building is an example of the Petrine Baroque style of architecture. Designed by Georg Johann Mattarnovy, this museum originally contained what Peter considered were rarities and oddities in nature and humanity. Among the vast and somewhat eclect...Read more
  4. Amazing Saint Petersburg attraction for kids
    Divo Ostrov

    Amusement Park

    Disneyworld’s Russian cousin Divo Ostrov is a fantasy land that lives up to all your typical amusement park expectations and much more. Surrounded by lush greenery, this amusement park has something to offer to people of all ages; there are adventurous roller coasters, Ferris-wheel rides, car-bumpers and fairytale carousels too. So whether you crave for some adrenaline packed adventure or...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    The Summer Garden

    Garden, Park, Picnic Spot

    The summer gardens are spread over an island between the Moika, Fontanka and the Swan Canal. The name of the garden is derived from the Summer Palace of Peter the Great. One of the only locations in Saint Petersburg that has design contributions directly from Czar Peter, this park also has a lot of contributions from foreign designers and artists. There are numerous sculptures and patterned par...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Saint Petersburg
    Tikhvin Cemetery

    Family and Kids

    The Tikhvin Cemetery is a part of the Saint Alexander Nevsky Lavra. This quiet and pleasant cemetery is a great place for people to visit the graves of some of the most iconic and influential names in Russian history. The cemetery was established in 1823 and has attracted a lot of national and foreign tourists on a regular basis. Hence, people should certainly not miss this location when visiti...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Smolny Cathedral And Convent

    Family and Kids

    The Smolny Convent is situated on the bank of the Neva River and goes by the name of Smolny Convent of the Resurrection among locals. After Elizabeth, the daughter of Peter the Great was disallowed to take her place on the throne, the convent was constructed to accommodate her wish of becoming a nun. In 1741 however, Elizabeth did ascend to the throne as a result of the coup d'état stage...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Taurida Gardens

    Garden, Park, Picnic Spot

    Although this public garden was in a state of disrepair in the recent past, the scenario is rapidly changing today. One can see hundreds of people gathering to the park on weekends and it is in present times one of the best places to take the children for a fun filled day. Originally laid down as a tribute to Grigory Potemkin who was the advisor and lover of Catherine the Great, the park boasts...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Peterhof State Museum Preserve Or The Bath Block

    Family and Kids

    The summer residence of the Tsars, The Grand Palace is a mind blowing reminder of the excesses of the soviet era. Magnanimous and blindingly opulent, the Peterhof State Museum Preserve is an ensemble of such brilliant buildings and parks that are immaculately maintained and truly fit for royals. The Peterhof is surrounded by ornately manicured gardens that have beautiful fountains dancing on th...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Arctic And Antarctic Museum

    Family and Kids

    This museum in Saint Petersburg is dedicated to artifacts and exhibits about the arctic and Antarctic circles. Originally established in 1930, the museum only opened its gates to the public six years later. The museum holds the current record for being the largest museum dedicated to the arctic and Antarctic expeditions. Housed in a neoclassical church built by Avraam Melnikov, it is advised th...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Museum Of Soviet Arcade Machines

    Family and Kids

    Feel nostalgic and experience excitement like a child as you not just see old style games but also get to play them at this one of a kind Museum of Soviet arcade machines. More a gaming arcade than a museum, this place is a repository of arcade games spanning many decades. Bring your friend or family to compete with and set off on a joyful ride that lets you revisit your fondest childhood memor...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Anna Akhmatova Literary And Memorial Museum

    Family and Kids

    This literary museum is dedicated to the famous Russian poet Anna Akhmatova. One point of interest regarding this museum is that not only is the museum important and famous, so is the building in which it is situated. Housed within one wing of the famed eighteenth century Fountain House, the museum originally served as a place of residence for the poet who serves as the namesake of the museum. ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Budisky Khram

    Family and Kids

    The Buddhist Temple in Saint Petersburg is more of an architectural masterpiece than a religious location for tourists in the city. Established in 1909 under the supervision of the Buddhist doctor of Tsar Nicholas II, this temple is widely regarded as a herald of change for Russian culture and religion. One of the most striking parts of the monastery is the red portico. Russian Art Nouveau and ...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Chesma Cathedral And Monastery

    Family and Kids

    One of the most commanding and majestic examples of Gothic architecture in Saint Petersburg, the Chesma Cathedral truly is a one of a kind structure. The most interesting point about this imposing structure is the pink and white striped design that decorates the frontal façade of the cathedral. Founded in 1780 by Catherine the Great, this church is located in the Red Village. A candy can...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Kazan Cathedral

    Family and Kids

    Kazan Cathedral or Kazanskiy Kafedralniy Sobor is a cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church located in Saint Petersburg. This amazing cathedral is a shining example of the Empire style of architecture. Construction of the cathedral started in 1801 and the structure was completed nearly ten years later. Dedicated to Our Lady of Kazan, this church is one of the most beautiful in the world. Touri...Read more