City tour "St-Petersburg – Northern capital of Russia"
During a bus tour of St. Petersburg you will see St. Isaac's Square with the magnificent St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Bronze Horseman, the Admiralty, the ceremonial residence of the Russian emperors - Winter Palace, the Field of Mars. Then you will see Peter and Paul Fortress from inside, Vasilevskiy Island, Rostral columns, stock Exchange building
Traveling through Europe, imperator Pavel Petrovich, was struck by the beauty and harmony of the Cathedral of St. Peter's in Rome and the square in front of it, surrounded by colonnades. In 1799, when he was come back to Russian Capital, St. Petersburg, he announced a competition to design the cathedral, which would replace the dilapidated church of the Nativity of the Virgin (popularly known as Kazan), built earlier on the same place.