St.Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities of Europe founded by Peter the Great. The city is especially beautiful in the span of spring and summer time (called "white nights") when day light continues from 3 a.m. to 12 p.m. There are many other ways for interesting excursions, including visiting of small satellite towns Peterhoff, Pushkin, Pavlovsk and Gatchina with wonderful gardens and palaces of 18th–19th century. St.Petersburg is also world known as a great cultural center with reach Museums and Exhibition Halls (including the word-known Hermitage) and famous Theaters (opera, ballet) and the St.Petersburg State Academic Philharmonia Grand Hall