St. Petersburg, a city immersed in history, holds a significant place in the annals of time. It was here that the iconic cruiser Aurora sounded its horn, marking the commencement of the momentous Communist revolution. The echoes of this pivotal event reverberate throughout the city, reminding us of its profound historical significance.
Despite not venturing further into the Russian expanse, St. Petersburg offers a wealth of cultural treasures and architectural marvels to explore. While our journey may not encompass the entirety of Russia, St. Petersburg provides us with a glimpse into its westernmost charm and serves as a remarkable chapter in our expedition around the world.
Saint Petersburg Airport (IATA: LED, ICAO: ULLI), also known as Pulkovo Airport, is the main international airport serving the city of Saint Petersburg. Located approximately 23 kilometers south of the city center, making it easily accessible for travelers. It has a rich history dating back to 1931 when it was first established. The new Terminal 1 of Pulkovo Airport has received prestigious architectural awards, including the Architizer A+ Award and the WAN Transport Award for its innovative and visually striking design.
Pulkovo Airport (Photo by Evgeniy Gromov, Unsplash)
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