With the typical platform lying 187 feet below ground, St. Petersburg boasts the deepest subway system in the world. Admiralteyskaya is 282 feet deep.
In St. Petersburg, Russia, the element of surprise is one of their specialties. Not just for the tourists who arrive, but also for its colorful residents.
A detour to Veliky Novgorod, a Byzantine gem and where 'Russia' in many ways began.