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the Neva river Panorama Top View

History and Numbers

Historical background The history of St Petersburg on the Neva banks begins approximately from the VIII century, when around 750 years in the lower Volkhov river was founded the settlement of Ladoga (now Staraya Ladoga). Quite quickly, it became a major, if not the largest, trade point in this region, since it was on the…

Surface Transport

The reason to prefer surface transportation in St. Petersburg is the opportunity to admire the beauty of the city from the window during the trip. With a comfortable environment on the road and the availability of free seats in the cabin, a trip in a bus or a trolley bus is a real pleasure. Land…

Pulkovo Airport

Pulkovo Airport is located 23 kilometers from the center of Saint Petersburg and is the third in Russia in terms of traffic after Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo. In December 2013, an important event happened in the life of St. Petersburg - the new terminal of Pulkovo Airport received its first passengers. The area of the aprons…

Subway / Metro

St. Petersburg metro is the most popular public transport, and at peak times, it is simply indispensable. In the St. Petersburg subway is easy to navigate, it is convenient to return to the missed stop, there are no long intricate transitions. It is easy to find a metro station - there will be a sign…

Safety Rules

There are a few simple safety rules, following which foreign guests can be assured of a pleasant and safe stay in St. Petersburg. We advise you to pay attention to the following recommendations: 1. To enter the territory of the Russian Federation, foreign citizens require a Russian visa. The exception is the citizens of the…