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Peter and Paul Fortress Admission Ticket
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Built as a fortress in 1703 by Peter the Great, this building was used instead as a political prison under the czars, and houses the City History Museum, the Mint, and the Peter and Paul Cathedral.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
Petrogradsky
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

SK: Pamiatky sa nachadzaju na takom malom ostrove. Vstup nan je zdarma a plati sa az do pamiatok. Cenu si bohuzial nepamatam, ale bola vyssia a tym, ze sme uz toho videli dost, tak sa nam to nechcelo platit. Cely areal je ale spristuoneny zadarmo,...More

Thank kristina4886
Reviewed 3 days ago

This island fortress has several interesting building including the Peter and Paul Cathedral. Historical significant in the history of St. Petersburg Russia. The cathedral has the tombs of many of the tsar of Russia. The cannon on the building is fired every day at noon....More

Thank dleng
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you have good weather, definitely worth to go there. A big church and plenty of mini-museums plus a good café.

Thank Dream682132
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tallest church in Saint Petersburg was amazing.This is where the city was born.Space museum was very educational

Thank Velu S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place but definitely not number 1 on the list of places to see (though probably just in the top 10) - though we were there right at the end of 2 days in St Petersburg so may have been a bit worn out by...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here as part of a organised tour from a cruise ship. We had seen the fortress from all sides and heard its history a we drove past it over 2 days. We finally entered it visit the Cathedral and see the tombs of...More

Thank Bfmcm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place with a beach, a fortress, a beautiful orthodox church ( free for visit in pray time ) , garden for walking and some museums. The place is in a walking distance of the Hermitage and the north part of the city. It worth...More

Thank Harri B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to walk around, but if you are there, you should visit the cathedral, prison was relatively disappointing cause we expected more of an experience. Museum was nice but also like Russian style unorganized.

Thank U6198BBamberm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a very moving place considering how many key figures are buried here. It’s stunning to look at and it’s well worth the entrance fee as well. Make sure you stop to check out the statue to Peter the Great.

Thank DavidWNorwich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Fortress for an hour or so and so didn't have the time to see everything and there are a variety of exhibitions etc that one can pay to see. The stroll around the place was interesting but not spectacular but what made...More

Thank michael r
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