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Yelagin Island, St. Petersburg

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Enjoy a day of active fun on Yelagin Island. Named after a founding father of the Russian Freemasonry, the area originally served as an aristocratic retreat. Explore the walking or cycling paths, or rent a boat and set out on the canals and ponds. Dress up in 19th-century costumes and have your photo taken in the antique interior of the palace, which Alexander I commissioned for his mother, Empress Maria. Kids will like the ony rides, miniature trains, and playgrounds. During winter, the island also provides a good setting for skating, sledding, and skiing. Head to the plaza at the western tip for views of the Gulf of Finland. To visit Yelagin Island on your holiday in St. Petersburg, and find out what else St. Petersburg has to offer, use our St. Petersburg trip generator.
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  • Excellent transport accessibility-near the Metro station udelnaya. You can walk in any time of the year. Here, you can often meet protein. At the entrance for 100 rubles, you can feed them buy. A nice Park for walking. Summer boat ride here. There is a mini zoo with a donkey and a Fox.
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  • The place is well worth the premises here and a splendid Park and magnificent Palace ensembles and interesting sculptures. Unlike the Pushkin, Pavlovsk and Petrodvorets is located close to the city centre.
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  • In the evening, musical concerts at the Palace, in a very nice room. We managed to see the Museum before the concert. Generally a very nice walk around the Park and then go bask in the Palace, under a beautiful music.
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