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Traditional Russian holidays Traditional Russian holidays

You should see Russia yourself to dispel myths about this country. Bitter winter days will become a good background which will help you to take in the country spirit. In winter, you’ll realize why vodka is a national Russian drink. Walking along the Red Square or the windy embankment of the Neva river, going to […]

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St Petersburg Embankments Is it safe in Saint-Petersburg Russia? Prejudges of Europeans and Russians

There are many strange prejudges of Europeans and Russians about each other. Let’s find it out. One of the interesting problems in tourism is the prevention of European citizens to Russia, and vice versa for Russians to Europeans. Issues are often based on childhood fears. Nevertheless, all these questions must be answered patiently and clearly, […]

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Eat and Drink in St Petersburg Where to eat and drink in St. Petersburg at weekends

Let’s suppose you decided to spend your weekend in St. Petersburg. You don’t have that much time but want to see a lot. Here is our plan for breakfast, lunch, dinner and “just to drink wine.” BREAKFAST Jérôme Bolshaya Morskaya Str., 25 Project reincarnation happened more than a year ago, and this bistro became extremely […]

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How to obtain a Russian visa in US?

The only way to get travel visa to Russia for US citizens is to submit to the consular offices an application accompanied by a set of necessary documents. Official representative offices locations There are several institutions in which you can apply for a Russian travel visa: they include 1 Russian Embassy in Washington and 4 […]

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Routes for soccer fans and their families

“St. Petersburg for the fans” (or “what can you see 3 hours before the match”): A bus tour that emphasizes the most important landmarks and that drops you off at locations from which you can get a shuttle to the stadium “St. Petersburg.” Covered landmarks: Vosstaniya Square Moscow Station (at Vosstaniya Square) Nevskiy Prospect The […]

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White nights in St Petersburg and Best ways to enjoy them

St. Petersburg has been given multiple symbolic names. Due to a great amount of rivers and canals present, it has been labeled as Northern Venice; Northern Palmyra because of its outstanding beauty. It is sometimes referred to as the Northern Capital of Russia and that is the result of it being the official capital for […]

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Scarlet Sails neva river Scarlet Sails: beautiful show on Neva

Scarlet Sails is the name of an annual celebration that takes place on Vasylievskiy Island and the Palace Square. It always happens at the end of June on the day when all of high school seniors from all secondary schools of St. Petersburg graduate. Lots of tours, specific to this celebration, are organized across St […]

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Lomonosov bridge My guests: Where do you like to walk in the city center of St. Petersburg?

Where do you like to walk in the city center? Ask my guests. Well, I’ll be happy to share my St Petersburg walking route somewhat off the beaten paths. I start from the Palace Square across the Pevchesky Bridge into the Capella’s courtyard, then through several courtyards and exit on Bolshaya Konyushennaya Street, turn to […]

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Scarlet sails salut The celebration of the New Year’s Day 2019 in Saint Petersburg

City celebrations Palace square Sennaya Ploschad (Sennaya square) Nevsky Prospekt Banquets in restaurants and hotels Tours Skating rinks and ski tracks Celebrating New Year’s Day on the ship Saint Petersburg is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. That is why a lot of people from different countries come here […]

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