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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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Nevsky Prospect Sunset transport 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 […]

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Pulkovo Airport Main Terminal 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 […]

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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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Stairway Underground 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 […]

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Safety Rules Russia Saint Petersburg 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 […]

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