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St Petersburg city center Family Activities in St Petersburg

How about an exciting trip to one of the most cities of the world with your family? It will be unforgettable! Kids will love it St Petersburg, so here are some attractions to visit and things to do. Leningrad Zoo The second largest zoo in Russia with 2000 animals of 401 species. Apart from seeing […]

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petersburg railway station St Petersburg – Moscow Train Connection

Are you travelling in Russia and planning to visit both Moscow and St Petersburg? Anyway, train is a very pleasant, safe and fast means of moving from one city to another. There are actually several trains, all of which are well-equipped, have restaurants, air-conditioning, toilets, wi-fi and whatever you actually might need during the trip. […]

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panorama view from isaac's cathedral st petersburg Top Panorama Sights of St Petersburg

Definitely St Petersburg is all about beautiful sights and historical places that one must visit at least once. Below you can learn about special areas where it’s possible to enjoy panorama views of the city, also take memorable pictures there and, for instance, have a picnic if weather is good enough! St.Isaac’s Colonnade Awesome viewing […]

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matreshka and souvenirs from russia Top Souvenirs from St Petersburg

Get gifts from Russia that your friends or relatives will love. That’s easy, as there are so many options! What’s the first souvenir that comes to your mind? Matreshka Doll Might be cliché, but still a nice souvenir, especially if you buy a nice set of dolls made in Russia. Those are more expensive than […]

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russia bridges Drawbridges in St Petersburg

A city of bridges, St Petersburg is absolutely magical during the night time in summer. One of the reasons for that is opening of bridges that is always a magnificent show. In total, there are 12 bridges in St Petersburg that are raised. Whereas nine of them open up on a regular basis, the other […]

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hotels in st petersburg Best Unusual Hotels of St Petersburg

Are you a bit tired of usual hotels and hostels? Great news for you – there are some awesome places in St Petersburg where you can stay. They are very authentic, unique in design, some have special historical value. Choose the best option according to your budget and preference! Soul Kitchen Hostel It is a […]

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Astoria hotel in St Petersburg St Petersburg: The City of Three Revolutions

Saint Petersburg has many unofficial names, such as the Northern Capital of Russia, North Venice, North Palmyra, open air museum. There’s one more name – the City of Three Revolutions. Here is the story behind this calling. Totally, there were three major revolutions in St Petersburg: The Russian Revolution of 1905-1907, the February Bourgeois Democratic […]

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Panorama restaurant in Petersburg Best Panorama Restaurants of St Petersburg

How about having a tasty lunch or dinner in a pleasant atmosphere with a beautiful view in one of the most charming cities of the world? Wouldn’t mind myself! Here are several view restaurant options that you might want to visit. By the way, feel free to contact me when planning a trip to St […]

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Holidays and Events in St Petersburg Scarlet Sails 2019 in St Petersburg

Scarlet Sails, or as it is called in Russian “Alye Parusa”, is one of the most popular European festivals that takes place in Saint Petersburg every June. Initially created as a celebration for Russian school graduates, over the time Scarlet Sails have become a tremendous event awaited by millions of people worldwide. Tourists from all […]

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Pushkin on the Art Square Pushkin: Greatest Russian Poet

The 6th of June is a special day in Russian literature, as it is the birthday of Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin (1799 – 1837) who is considered as the creator of the modern Russian language. Have you heard of Pushkin? Most likely you read one of his masterpieces, like Eugene Onegin, The Captain’s Daughter, Boris Godunov […]

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