The second largest city in Russia. The most populated city in the world situated so far north. Also the one with the world's deepest underground. Founded 1703, became a capital 1712. Located on the shores of Baltiysky's Bay.
Has some beautiful architecture in the old city center. People there considered to be rather cultured in part due to the fact that there are many museums, theaters, opera houses, libraries, universities located in the city. But also known for its street culture. (check out the band Leningrad, which got its name from the city - during the Soviet times it carried the name of Lenin - was called Leningrad ('the city of Lenin').
Let's visit Saint-Petersburg in the summer so we can walk at night and not get mugged as it's light!