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St. Petersburg - tourists: do not get lost, get acquainted with the city!

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St. Petersburg - tourists: do not get lost, get acquainted with the city!

In St. Petersburg, the services of tourist, a new free city map. Available at tourist information centers, and have volunteers who help visitors navigate the city streets. The map shows the main sights of St. Petersburg: the magnificent palaces, major museums, cathedrals, spacious squares, galleries ... A traveler can easily find there Hermitage, Palace Square, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Admiralty, the Russian Museum, the Alexander Nevsky Monastery, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Alexander Column, a monument to Peter I «The Bronze Horseman", Anichkov Palace, Kazan Cathedral, the cruiser "Aurora", House of Peter I, rostral column, Summer Garden, the Field of Mars, St. Michael's Palace ... special icon yellow marked the most popular tourist sites. 

Much attention is paid to the unusual, the so-called "informal" monuments. For example, a tiled courtyard of paper (colorful pictures and drawings of a mosaic made ​​by children) and the monument to the founder of the corporation Apple CEO Steve Jobs. The monument was erected in the form of big iPhone-proof glass and metal with interactive features. 

Detail shown on the map urban transport system - the subway, taxi, taxis, buses, water transport, railway stations and others. Contains useful information about everyday traffic level in the subway and on the roads, the bridges have a schedule. Many former free city maps were not too comfortable and composed crammed with advertising. Here little advertising, and included only the information that is important for the tourist. This position purposefully took the sponsors - indifferent St. Petersburg, which had supported the local Tourism Committee. 

In addition to maps, appeared in the free audio guide called "St. Petersburg - 100 years ago." It is used in smartphones with the operating system «Android» and complemented by old photographs from the early 20th century. The proposed route is laid on the 50 objects of the main street of the northern capital of Russia - Nevsky Prospekt. With the help of the "voice of the headphones' have a good opportunity to get acquainted with the rich history of the city, compare Petersburg century ago with its modern appearance. 

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