Saint-Petersburg was founded in 1703 by Peter The Great. The city is often called the Northern Capital of Russia. It is the fourth largest megapolis of Europe. Its cultural and historical advantages are unique.
Also Saint-Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is often referred to as the Venice of the North or the Paris of the East, but its beauty is really a brand all its own. Beginning from the 18 century the best achievements were put in practice in Saint-Petersburg. It is here there splendid palaces, cathedrals and monuments are built, museums with the richest collections such as the Hermitage and the Russian museum, the famous Mariinsky Theater are constructed.
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