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Captioned St. Petersburg Tour

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Saint Petersburg 聖彼得堡


In this drone video by Minglam, you'll get some great aerial views of six of the best-known sites of St. Petersburg, Russia. In order of appearance, they are (1) the gold-domed St. Isaac's Cathedral; (2) the blue-domed Trinity Cathedral; (3) Lakhta Center, Europe's tallest building as of 2019; (4) the Palace Bridge, which crosses the Neva to Vasilevsky Island; (5) the Admiralty Building, former headquarters of the Russian Imperial Navy; and (6) the Winter Palace, the main palace of the Tsars in pre-Revolutionary Russia.

DVA Winner from St. Petersburg

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St. Petersburg - The City of White Nights

Top contributor's won a second annual Drone Video Award for this masterpiece of a drone video from St. Petersburg, Russia.  The video was shot during the long summer nights when the sun barely sets on this city created on the order of Peter the Great over three centuries ago.  Watch it to see some amazing aerial views of many of the city's top sights, including the St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Stock Exchange, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, the Port of St. Petersburg, the Kazan Cathedral, and more.  

Phantom 4 over Wintertime St. Petersburg

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One Wonderful Winter in Saint Petersburg (Russia) 4k UltraHD


Prepare to be astounded by this stunning wintertime drone video of St. Petersburg, Russia by vitaliy.karpovich.  The video opens with an epic shot of the old Stock Exchange and its two red Rastral Columns on Vasilevsky Island.  Then it moves on to the magnificent star-shaped Peter and Paul Fortress, the gold-domed St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Palace square and its Winter Palace, and other highlights from the erstwhile Russian capital city on the Neva River. This video was a DVOW nominee in May 2019

Winter in St. Petersburg

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Winter Saint Petersburg Russia 6K. Shot on Zenmuse X7

Top contributor, used the DJI Inspire 2 drone and Zenmuse X7 camera to create this magnificent wintertime aerial tour of St. Petersburg, Russia's former capital city. The video features the following locations, in rough order of first appearance: the Winter Palace, Palace Square, the gold-domed St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Stock Exchange Building at the tip of Vasilevsky Island, Kazan Cathedral, the Bolshoy Obukhovsky Bridge, Lakhta Center (Europe's tallest building as of 2019), and more.

Lakhta Center: Europe's Tallest Building

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Lakhta Centre: Europe's Tallest Skyscraper

Lakhta Center is a skyscraper project in the outskirts of St. Petersburg.  When the tower was topped out in early 2018, it became the tallest building not just in Russia, but in all of Europe.  Top contributor used a DJI Inspire 2 drone to create a breathtaking aerial video of this amazing and supermodern, mixed-use structure that has 87 floors and reaches a rooftop height of 462 meters (just over 1.5k ft.).  The building is located on the Gulf of Finland, a bit northwest of the city center.  

Obukhovsky Bridge

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Bolshoi Obukhovsky Bridge, St. Petersburg

Bolshoi Obukhovsky Bridge is the newest bridge crossing the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Russia.  Competed in 2004, the 2.8k meter (9.2k ft) cable suspension bridge is the only St. Petersburg bridge which is not a drawbridge. used a DJI Phantom drone to create a bird's eye view of this monumental span, an important addition to the infrastructure of Russia's second largest city and one which instantly received worldwide recognition due to its highly complex design.

St. Petersburg Stadium

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Saint Petersburg Stadium - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Saint Petersburg's new, super-modern stadium is built on the site of the Kirov Stadium on Krestovsky Island, which, in its day, was one of Russia's largest stadiums, with a regular seating capacity of 110,000.  The stadium hosted the Opening Match and Final of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.  Contributor flew a drone over this massive new sports facility and created this amazing aerial view of the stadium and its surroundings. 

FPV Diving Lakhta Center

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FPV Diving Lakhta Center, Europe's Tallest Skyscraper


The Lakhta Center, which was completed in 2018, stands nearly half a kilometer (460 meters, or about 1.5k ft.) above St. Petersburg, Russia.  It is, by a significant margin, the tallest building in Europe.  While it was being built, contributor and FPV pilot Controlflow took an epic dive down the building using a racing drone.  As you watch it that the drone is being flown via video goggles at ground level. The dive has made itself a nominee in our 2nd Annual Drone Video Awards FPV Freestyle Technical category.

St. Isaacs, the Peterhof, and More

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Saint Petersburg drone vignettes (version 2) / Санкт-Петербургские зарисовки (2-я версия)


Contributor put together this beautiful reel of aerial highlights of St. Petersburg, Russia's second largest city and one-time capital.  The video opens with a shot looking down one of the city's canals at the gold dome of St. Isaac's Cathedral, the largest Eastern Orthodox church in the world.  From there it cuts to the magnificent Peterhof Palace, known as the Russian Versailles.  The video will then take you around to other notable spots in this magnificent city, Peter the Great's Window on Europe.  

Drone Tour of St. Petersburg

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St. Petersburg from a bird's eye view in 4k(UltraHD) by drone


Ultra4D4K created this beautiful aerial mini-tour of St. Petersburg, the great Russian city on the Baltic Sea.  The video contains bird's eye views of many of the most well known sites of St. Petersburg, built on the orders of Tsar Peter the Great and once known as Europe's grandest capital.  Ride along for aerial views of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, the Cruiser Aurora Museum, the Peterhof Palace, the Bolshoy Obukhovsky Bridge, Catherine Palace, Krestovsky football stadium, and more.  

Trinity Cathedral, Admiralty Building, and More

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Sunny Morning in Saint-Petersburg

Sergei Pinin

This drone video of St. Petersburg, Russia by Sergei Pinin opens with an epic shot of the blue-domed Trinity Cathedral, the great Empire-syle landmark.  From there you'll get to see many of the other highlights of the great city founded by Peter the Great in the early 19th century: the Winter Palace and adjacent Palace Square, the Admiralty Building, the Kazan Cathedral, Church of the Savior of the Spilled Blood, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Palace Bridge between Vasilievsky Island and the mainland, and more.  

St. Petersburg's Churches and More

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Contributor proskalov wove together his aerial footage of St. Petersburg from the summer of 2018 to create this beautiful collage of the former capital city commissioned by Tsar Peter the Great.  It opens with a shot of the gold-domed St. Isaac's Cathedral, the masterpiece which took 40 years to build.  From there you will be taken to see the blue and gold domes of Trinity Cathedral, the star-shaped Peter and Paul Fortress, the Admiralty Building, and more sights from this city on the Neva River.  

Scarlet Sails, White Nights Festival

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The Scarlet Sails


The Scarlet Sails (Алые паруса in Russian) is a celebration in St. Petersburg, Russia. It is the biggest and most famous event during the White Nights Festival every summer, when the days are virtually endless. The spectacular fireworks, epic concerts, and massive water show brings more than one million people to the city to celebrate. Drone pilot TANYA SHKONDINA captures the massive party in this spectacular, 4K drone video featuring the thousands of fireworks that light up the night. 

Summer in St. Petersburg

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Beautiful Saint Petersburg. Hot Brakebeat. Summer Vibes

A port city on the Baltic Sea, Saint Petersburg, Russia was the imperial capital for two centuries. Founded by Peter the Great in 1703, it remains Russia’s cultural center whose downtown is on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. The Neva River, which cuts through the city with its many canals and their granite embankments and bridges adds to the city’s ambience. takes us on the water during the glorious summertime months to show us its beauty in this drone video. 

Along the Neva River

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Here's a nice aerial view of St. Petersburg, Russia, compliments of contributor Agapov.Nikita.  The video was shot in the summer months in the heart of the city, along the Neva River.  At about the :40 mark there's a great shot looking south and west over the Troitskiy Bridge towards the Hermitage and (to the right) the gold-domed St. Isaac's Cathedral.  At around the :40 there's another great shot looking over the bridge, this time due west towards the great Fortress of Peter and Paul and its enclosed Peter and Paul Cathedral.