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This is a kind of a functional center of the city. It is in the transportation center, the two biggest branches of Neva river start here; there are many museums around, the home of the St. Petersburg University is also close.
Strelka is a tourist attraction on its own right (there are a few stories explaining its history and meaning), On top of that it offers a great view on SPb and Neva. IMHO, it is one of the must see places in SPb.
The park at the tip of Vasilievsky Island is a popular tourist attraction. It is bordered by two Rostral Columns and the Stock Exchange Building across the street. A walkway winds around it and down to the water with views of Saints Peter and Paul...More