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This spit of land is located on the edge of Vasilievsky Island overlooking the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Winter Palace.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Birzhevaya Square, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia
Vasilyevsky Island
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 November 2012

If you are located in the Historic Heart of the city, Strelka is a short walk accross Palace bridge which is beside The Hermitage. Strelka is located on Vasilyevsky Island and is one of the oldest parts of the city, tourists often wander through Strelka...More

5  Thank AvidTraveler12
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Go there to get a good look at the Embankment across the Neva, and to see the Rostral Columns. There is a small monument at the forward edge of the Strelka , and visitors flip coins into it, using it as a "wishing well" of...More

2  Thank Quasimama
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice panoramic view the Saint Petersburg on the Neva River. A very nice place to just walk around and take in the monument.

Thank dleng
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park at the tip of Vasilievsky Island is a popular tourist attraction. It is bordered by two Rostral Columns and the Stock Exchange Building across the street. A walkway winds around it and down to the water with views of Saints Peter and Paul...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Great views can be had while standing on this side. Bring a camera to get stunning pictures of buildings along the water.very nice

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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

It's a nice place to visit in saint petersburg speaicly the view of harmitag, and evening there is a lot of party there

Thank Anas H
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is on Vasilyevsky Island where the red Rostral columns are located. The views of Peter & Paul Fortress are spectacular as well as the views to the Winter Palace.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

In my opinion this is a heart ❤️ of St.Petersburg! Panoramic views are amazing. Photos are excellent!

Thank Uladzimir P
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We visited the Spit of Vasilievskiy Island’ on a brief stop off during a coach tour of St Petersburg. We had been let off the coach here to admire the view over the Neva River with the Peter and Paul fortress to our left and...More

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

When the weather is cloudy water turns to lead color. Try to catch sunshine to take beautiful photos there! Coffee shop available.

1  Thank Uladzimir P
Reviewed 28 August 2017

lovely perspective of the Neva and the embankments of central St Petersburg. Romantic when it is visited by newly weds having their photos taken

Thank 490theos
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Place to stop if you are on your walking tour through St Petersburg. Amazing view of Hermitage, Saint Paul and Peter Cathedral and other points of interest. A lots of newlyweds are taking there photos here :)

Thank Sandra D
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