Literary places

In the footsteps of the Poets

As St Petersburg is a cultural capital you will see a lot of interesting literary places there. Saint Petersburg is like a granite book, whose pages were written by world famous Russian writers and poets in particular Pushkin, Griboyedov, Lermontov, Gogol, Nekrasov, Dostoevsky, Blok, Nabokov, Akhmatova, Esenin and many others. There are plenty of memorials and museums connected with writers, their life in St Petersburg and literary characters, created by them. You can see and explore this during my private tours and excursions.

Pushkin Museum in St Petersburg moyka 12

Have you heard of Alexander Pushkin, a famous Russian poet, an author of "Eugene Onegin", "The Queen of Spades" and other masterpieces? If you want to learn more about these last years of life, immerse into the atmosphere of Pushkin’s times, visit Alexander Pushkin Museum…

Famous people of St Petersburg

Bronze Horseman is probably the most famous monument to the founder of St Petersburg, Peter the Great. It is located at the Senate Square, and this placement was chosen for a reason. The monument is situated next to the Admiralty founded by the Emperor and…

Catherine Palace twilights

Beautiful, very cozy and green, this city in the suburban district of Saint Petersburg was named after Alexander Pushkin in 1937. The poet studied there at the Lyceum of Tsarskoye Selo. Interestingly, for about two centuries this town was a summer residential area of the…