Architecture of St. Petersburg, Russia

Started Oct 10, 2008 | Discussions thread
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If you want to travel to (and photograph) St. Petersburg...
In reply to Jasper44, Oct 28, 2008

I highly recommend visiting St. Petersburg once (or more!) in your lifetime. The pastel and warm colors of the building facades make for very rewarding photography. Due to the winter snow, overcast skies, and long nights during the winter, the colorful buildings were intended to add warmth to the city for the local residents.

We had a great tour guide in St. Petersburg. Alex Polenov provides very attentive, friendly, and personalized service. He facilitates tours (in groups or private) and lodging in private apartments or hotels. He is a wonderful man and has connections to exceptional guides. Here is his website:

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