There is plenty to peruse with more than 3 million world cultural artefacts to view. Housed in seven historical buildings including the Winter Palace, we urge you to head to the rooftop for the spectacular city views of St Issac's Cathedral and the River Neva.
34 Dvortsovaya Naberezhnaya (Embankment) St Petersburg 190000
Following a flood in 1777, these gardens were redesigned in a less formal, English style. Surrounded by water and decorated with baroque statues in the northern part of the garden, this is a romantic place to wile away the time.