Virtually Travel Through Russia ON Google Maps Street View

Google Maps mapped Russia, now allowing you to virtually travel through the world's largest country to the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg using Street View."St. Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia and northernmost megapolis in the world, was once a country capital, and the history of this young city started with The Peter […]

St. Basils Cathedra: Russia on Google Maps Street ViewGoogle Maps mapped Russia, now allowing you to virtually travel through the world's largest country to the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg using Street View.

"St. Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia and northernmost megapolis in the world, was once a country capital, and the history of this young city started with The Peter and Paul Fortress. Today, the entire historical center of St. Petersburg is a UNESCO Heritage Site that you can enjoy via Street View," blogged Google Lat Long blog.

"Within St. Petersburg, you can see the great palaces and parks that Russian emperors and nobles built, with Peterhof being its crown jewel. In fact, whole southern shore on the Gulf of Finland consists of palaces and parks including Peterhof, the Oranienbaum, and Alexandria."

Take an online stroll around famous Red Square and Moscow Kremlin, or go to outskirts of Moscow to wander around the beautiful Tsaritsino or Kuskovo parks. You can also visit the former site of the palace in Kolomenskoye, once considered the 8th World Wonder.

For a demo on how Street View works, start here.

Red Square, Moscow:

Historical Center, St. Petersburg

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