Saint Petersburg is Russia's second largest city, politically incorporated as a federal city. Situated on Neva River, at the head of the Gulf of Finland on Baltic Sea, it was named Saint Petersburg in 1703. The name was changed from Saint Petersburg to Petrograd in 1914, and to Leningrad in 1924, and back to Saint Petersburg in 1991. Tsar Peter the Great established Saint Petersburg on May 27, 1703. Between 1713-1728, 1732-1918, Saint Petersburg was Russia's imperial capital. The central government bodies moved to Moscow in 1918. Saint Petersburg is Russia's 2nd-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, and an important port on the Baltic Sea.
Saint Petersburg is Russia's most Westernized city, as well as its cultural capital. It's the world's northernmost city with a population of more than one million. The Historic Centre of St.Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is home to The Hermitage, one of the biggest art museums in the world. A wealth of international corporations, foreign consulates, businesses and banks have offices in Saint Petersburg.
Highlights: Architectural set piece, Hermitage Museum, Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, Palaces
The Saint Petersburg cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Saint Petersburg, Russia.
If you lose the Saint Petersburg location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Saint Petersburg cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Saint Petersburg, Russia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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