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12 WISHES: St Petersburg

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Whilst Moscow is the capital of Russia, St Petersburg is one of the worlds most romantic cities.  Built by order of Peter the Great in 1703, this city with its rivers and canals is known as the Venice of the North.

Visit Peterhof, the city’s most impressive imperial estate with its beautiful gardens

The Hermitage, the old Winter Palace is one of the world’s great art museums with its impressive collection of paintings and decorative arts

Faberge, worthy of his own museum promotes Russia’s  cultural heritage

At Catherine’s Palace, 18 miles south of St Petersburg, here you can stroll around the gardens before being transfixed by the famous Amber Room

After a busy day of sightseeing, sit back and relax whilst enjoying iced vodka, caviar and taking delight in the Russian ballet

Russia with its history, stunning architecture and unique culture is an incredible travel experience for everyone.

To find out more about this destination, pop into Eton Travel for more information or call 0118 979 2555

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