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Unusual places and facts about St Petersburg Courtyard-wells of St Petersburg

Saint Petersburg is a wonderful city full of interesting sights and places with exciting history. If you want to see the real city – walk along its streets, explore the hidden places. St Petersburg, for instance, is known for its unusually-shaped courtyards. Some of them are closed and remind wells. So as you got it, […]

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Top Hotels Close To Pulkovo Airport

Contents: Crowne Plaza St Petersburg AirportPark Inn by Radisson Pulkovskaya HotelPrima Apart-HotelVoyage HotelAparthotel Pulkovo-Park If you have a business trip in St Petersburg and want to spend a short period of time there, it might be useful to book a room in one of the hotels near Pulkovo airport. Below is a list to choose […]

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Rubinshteina Street Bars & Restaurants on Rubinshteina Street

A street full of bars and restaurants – not a dream, but a reality. Rubinshtein Street in St Petersburg is well-known for the fast majority of places where you can taste international dishes, have an evening drink, relax in a pleasant atmosphere alone or in a company of friends. It is definitely the main restaurant […]

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White nights in St Petersburg and Best ways to enjoy them Names of St Petersburg

Contents: Saint PetersburgPetrogradNorth VeniceRed LeipzigNorth PalmiraPiterThe city of three revolutionsLeningrad What if I tell you that St Petersburg has many names? What names can you remember? Below is a brief historical overview of how the city’s called! Saint Petersburg Since 1703 till 1914 the city had a name in the memory of St Pete, although […]

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Hermitage Museum St Petersburg What to do in St Petersburg on a rainy day?

Contents: Eliseevy Merchants’ Shop St Petersburg Botanical GardenSaint Petersburg Book StoreButterflies Garden Mindo St Petersburg is not always about sun and romantic white nights, especially when it comes to the beautiful autumn period. It actually rains sometimes. However, such weather brings more opportunities to explore the city and there are some locations and indoor activities […]

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Catherine 2 in St Petersburg Russia Catherine the Great

Contents: EARLY LIFEREIGN & POLICYCONTRIBUTION Originally being a foreigner, Catherine II loved Russia and cared for the prosperity of its people. She ascended the throne as the result of the Palace Coup, she’s the longest ruling female leader. EARLY LIFE She was born in 1729 as Princess Sophie Auguste Friederike of Anhalt-Zerbst in Stettin, Prussia. […]

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Grocery shopping in St Petersburg Grocery Shopping in St Petersburg

St Petersburg is a city that never sleeps, so there you can get food and drinks all day and night long. Grocery shopping in St Petersburg is not a big deal. Apart from large shopping malls and stores, there are also many small 24/7 shops, but you should be ready to have some cash in […]

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Bed-and-breakfast apartments in St Petersburg Russia B&B Accommodation in St Petersburg

Contents: Adagio B&BSwiss Star Bed & BreakfastB&B AssemblyGerman B&BRinaldi B&B Premier Low-cost accommodation options in St Petersburg are, of course, bed-and-breakfast apartments. These are a bit new to city residents, when the rooms are rented out for a night or so. However, there are some good B&B places, also known as mini-hotels, you might like […]

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Traditional Russian Snacks and Dishes Russian Cuisine Restaurants

Contents: TroykaMari VannaMein HerzKokoko To visit Russia and not to try some meals of Russian cuisine sounds impossible. To make your search for local cuisine restaurants easier, I decided to prepare a list of good-to-visit places. Pick one or more, and then let me know which one you liked the most! Troyka Traditional Russian cuisine […]

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Taxi in St Petersburg Russia Taxi Service in St Petersburg

Contents: Petersburg Taxi 068Taxi777TaxovichkofWelcome Taxi Comfortable and a bit more expensive, in comparison to public transport, way of moving around the city is taxi. You can easily get a cab via some mobile app or phone and it will reach you in app. 15-20 minutes. The minimum price is around $10 and it usually covers […]

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