Saint Petersburg is Russia's largest cruise port and second largest city (after the capital Moscow). The city is located on Neva River, while the seaport is at Gulf of Finland (Baltic Sea). St Petersburg is one of Russian Federation's all 3 federal cities - together with Moscow and Sevastopol.
The city has federal status. 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.
- In peak season June 2017 alone, the cruise port handled a total of 56 ships and 122,770 passengers. Two new ships (TUI's Mein Schiff 6 and Regent's Seven Seas Explorer) made inaugural calls.
- In 2017, the cruise port had a total of 105 ship days and handled 441451 tourists. Just in the week July 10-16, the port received 17 liners with a total of 36,233 passengers. On July 11 and 12 here docked 7 liners with 23,458 passengers. July 2017's total ship days and handled passengers were, respectively, 34 and 130,283.
Saint Petersburg cruise terminal
The following photo shows St Petersburg cruise port's ship terminals.
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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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.
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