The northernmost metropolis of the world
Saint Petersburg - Saint Petersburg is a destination of superlatives! The fourth largest city in Europe is located in the east of the Gulf of Finland. More than two thousand magnificent buildings in the baroque-classicist old town are part of the UNESCO World Heritage. In addition, the former Leningrad has the most important Baltic Sea port in Russia. Peter the Great founded the city in 1703 and named St. Petersburg after the patron saint and apostle Simon Peter.