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Introduction

The city of St. Petersburg is relatively young if judged by Russian or European standards. Founded in 1703, St. Petersburg will in 2003 celebrate its 300th anniversary. But despite being a young city it has a rich and exciting history. From the early days of Peter the Great's "Paradise" and "Northern Venice" to the modern events of 1991 coup d'etat this city has been full of life. Monument of Peter The Great St. Petersburg has always been a city of myth and mystery: you can hardly find a young city which is wrapped in legends and stories in such a unique way.


Like any other large city, St. Petersburg will unveil most of its history and legend only to a very careful eye. Come to see this place if you ever get a chance. Strelka of Vasilevsky island Take a brief look at St. Petersburg's history and come to see the White Nights over the mysterious "Venice of the North"...

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