Founded by peter the great, construction of St. Peters burg began in 1703 and the city eventually spread over 100 islands linked by 700 bridges. It suffered severe damage during world war ll, when a cure 900-day siege claimed more than a millions victims. At 2 pm, meet your tour directors and traveling companions. Then, follow your local guide for a walk to magnificent ST. ISAAC’S CATHEDRAL. This evening, to get a real taste of traditional Russian delicacies, enjoy a welcome dinner at hotel with caviar, blini, pickles cucumber, and vodka.