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The oldest and one of the tallest buildings in St. Petersburg is popular for the spectacular view provided by the thin, gilded needle-like spire rising from its bell tower. The graves of nearly all Romanov rulers since Peter the Great are here.
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Sobornaya Sq., 1 | Petropavlovskaya Fortress, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
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No visit to St Petersburg would be complete without experiencing this magnificent structure. The fact that it's the burial place of ALL the Russian Czars is reason enough to explore and wander through the Peter and Paul. It's very impressive both inside and out. Don't...More

Thank flcIII
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The outside of the church is pretty but the inside is unbelievable. A must see while in Russia. Love these old churches.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the cathedral during our trip to the Peter and Paul Krepost on a hot summer day. Each site inside the Krepost is independent and tickets can be purchased separately. The Cathedral is honestly the main attraction and hence this is where you will...More

Thank Boyana T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the St. Petersburg attractions that is near the bottom of my list. I think you can give the fortress a miss but it's a closer call on the cathedral. This is where a lot of the former czars are interred and...More

Thank dskid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great church with a LOT of graves inside including Peter the Great, The Dowager Empress Maria, and Nicholas 2 and his family. If doesn't take long but it is worth seeing for the history!

Thank keithflow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some legends in Russian history have their final place here. Seeing Peter the Greats grave=wow...does get too crowded

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking among all the graves inside is quite amazing and amazingly crowded. Worth the effort but hard to get close to much with people everywhere.

Thank flynnpj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a truly lovely church, it can be seen from afar as its spectacular spire is so high and covered in Gold. Its a must visit place either from a river trip or directly to it.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

It’s cool but with the way some things are gated off, you can’t get close to see some of the bigger names. They have a big chart that shows who is where and it still felt a little confusing with the layout.

Thank lauren h
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Inside we can find graves from all of the emperors, this place is suitable for people who love historical.

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Response from TONI1955 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see a dress a code on their information guide however going by what I saw, a respectable dress code. I would recommend knee length shorts or skirts, and some sort of t shirt. Basically certain areas covered. I... More