Where are the best viewing platforms in St. Petersburg?

Where are the best viewing platforms in St. Petersburg?

After exploring St. Petersburg on foot, go to one of the viewing platforms. The city from a bird's-eye view will surprise you. The roofs of pre-revolutionary buildings, courtyards-wells and the boiling life below will help you see the northern capital from the other side.

Do you want to know more about the city on the Neva? Go to the official website of the Express Sadovaya Hotel. In the “News” section, we often publish selections of places for tourists and favorable booking offers.

Duma Tower

The observation deck on the building opened several years ago. The height is more than 45 meters, and to get to it, you need to overcome 230 steps. There is no elevator, but the climb is worth the effort.

From the site you can see Nevsky Prospekt, the domes of the Kazan and St. Isaac's Cathedrals, the Singer House.

Colonnade of St. Isaac 's Cathedral

Undoubtedly, this is one of the most beautiful sightseeing spots in the city center. The height is 43 meters, and from the platform there is a view of the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Palace and Senate Squares, the Admiralty. To get to the top, you need to overcome 300 steps or use the elevator.

The cost of the passage is also symbolic, an audio guide is available for tourists.

The bell tower of the Peter and Paul Cathedral

There are many free venues in St. Petersburg, and the second tier of the bell tower is one of them.

From this point there is a good view of the Palace Embankment and the Petrogradskaya side. Admission is free and free. We recommend looking there in good weather.

The “Floors” space

The loft's observation deck has been operating for several years, offering views of Ligovsky Prospekt and modern buildings in the city.

The roof of the “Floors” is not only an observation deck. On an area of more than 1 hectare, a place for recreation, creative get-togethers and romantic dates was arranged.

The roof of the Singer house

The Art Nouveau house itself attracts the attention of tourists, and behind its domed roof there is a platform with a view of the Kazan Cathedral, the Savior on Spilled Blood, Nevsky Prospekt. In the distance you can see the Lakhta Center, the Duma Tower and partially the Palace Square. 

The roof of the house is so popular that here you often encounter photographers and lovers who have booked a photo shoot.

Choose sites in the center of St. Petersburg. They offer views of the historical part of the city. And to get to any tourist location faster, book a room at the Express Sadovaya Hotel. We are located in the Admiralteysky district, within walking distance from Nevsky Prospekt.