All posts by Margo Zinger

About Margo Zinger

I live, i love, i write...here in St.Pete!
  • Stroganov Palace in St. Petersburg Russia
    Stroganov Palace

    The gorgeous Stroganov Palace built between 1752-1754 on the corner of Nevsky Prospekt and the River Moika was designed by Bartolomeo Rastrelli. Those days, court architects were not allowed to take private orders, but Stroganov Palace was...

  • Art and Industry Academy of Alexander von Stieglitz
    The Saint Petersburg State Art and Industry Academy of Alexander von Stieglitz

    Every Petersburger knows about the famous Saint Petersburg State Art and Industry Academy of Alexander von Stieglitz, the “Mukha”. Even though the historical name of the academy was restored in 2006, the locals still prefer to call...

  • Yusupov palace – the gem of Russian nobility
    Yusupov palace – the gem of Russian nobility

    St. Petersburg has an unusual place where you can see the Russian Royalty’s palace, famous for its aristocratic interiors. The spacious entrances with majestic columns, the unique home-theatre of the 18th century, lots of performances, plays and...

  • kids, entertainment, USSR
    Artillery Museum

    The Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineering and Army Signal Corps is the only place in the world where Russian Military history is fully and visually represented. The largest collection of guns, ammunition, small arms and cold...

  • Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, Russia
    Saint Petersburg Philharmonia, Grand Hall

    Corinthian columns coated with artificial white marble, the walls decorated with pilasters, wide arched openings with Ionic columns and the divine acoustics – that’s the magnificent interior of the Grand Hall of Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, which is...

  • Climate in Spb, autumn
    Climate and weather in St. Petersburg

    Saint Petersburg is worth visiting all year round. The four seasons are so different here that you can discover many aspects of the deep character of the city. Due to the latitude (59°57′ n.l. 30°19′ e.l), Petersburg...