St. Petersburg is the cultural center of global importance, wherein are housed 8,464 objects of cultural heritage (historical and cultural monuments), including the 4,213 objects of cultural heritage of federal importance, comprising nearly 10% of all the State-protected monuments within the Russian Federation. The city has a strong network of cultural institutions: museums, theaters, libraries, art galleries and concert halls. Namely, thanks to the Hermitage, the Marinsky Theatre, National Library of Russia, the Russian Museum, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Maly Drama Theatre and St. Isaac's Cathedral St. Petersburg is among ten the most attractive cities to visit in the world. The historic center of St. Petersburg is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Important information

Time zone: GMT +3


Buses run from 6 a.m. to 00:00. The cost of one way trip is 28 rubles.

Mini buses run from 7 a.m. to 00:00. The cost of one way trip is 36 rubles.

Metro is opened from 5:45 a.m. to 00:00 The cost of one way trip is 31 rubles.

Bridges Rising Schedule (summer 2015)

Bridge From To
Volodarsky Bridge 2:00 am 3:45 am
4:15 am 5:45 am
Finlandsky Bridge 2:20 am 5:30 am
Alexander Nevsky Bridge 2:20 am 5:10 am
Bolsheokhtinsky Bridge 2:00 am 5:00 am
Liteyny Bridge 1:40 am 4:45 am
Trinity (Troitsky) Bridge 1:35 am 4:50 am
Palace (Dvortsovy) Bridge 1:25 am 2:50 am
3:10 am 4:55 am
Blagoveschensky Bridge 1:25 am 2:45 am
3:10 am 5:00 am
Birzhevi (Bourse) Bridge 2:00 am 4:55 am
Tuchkov Bridge 2:00 am 2:55 am
3:35 am 4:55 am
Sampsonievsky Bridge may be drawn from 1:30 am to 4:30 am
Bolshoi Obukhovsky not drawn up