The last resting place of almost all Russian Emperors and Empresses - including Catherine the Great - is the Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul. Take a look from 10am to 5pm today: it's located in the Peter and Paul Fortress on Zayachy Island in the Neva River, and as it has what is considered the tallest spire of any Orthodox church, it's hard to miss.
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