All posts tagged "art"

  • Mikhailovsky opera and ballet St.Petersburg
    Mikhailovsky Theatre

    Apart from the world-famous Mariinsky Theatre, St.Petersburg can boast of another, so called “minor” Opera House – Mikhailovsky Theatre named after the Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich Romanov, a philanthropist and patron of fine arts. The theatre is...

  • Art center Pushkinskaya 10 St.Petersburg
    The Pushkinskaya-10 Art Center

    Even though this well-known St. Petersburg art center is more than 20 years old, it’s still on the cutting edge of contemporary art. The story of Pushkinskaya-10 began in 1989 when a group of independent artists and...

  • Russian Museum, St.Petersburg
    The Russian Museum

    The Russian Museum within Mikhailovsky Palace forms part of the stunning Arts Square complex, which is just a five-minute walk from Nevsky Prospect. A walk along Mikhailovskaya Street brings you to this landmark,  one of the most...

  • Saint Petersburg Style and Fashion

    Every time I visit a new city I find myself observing architecture, attractions and, of course, its citizens. As for me, people’s clothing and behavior complete the image of the city as a whole. According to statistics...

  • Films about St.Petersburg
    Movies about St. Petersburg/Leningrad

    St. Petersburg is a living city: it moves and breathes; it experiences joy and sorrow; it develops and declines. It can even feel as alive as a movie character, and over the years there have been plenty...

  • Pushkin, St.Petersburg
    Pushkin – parks and palaces

    Pushkin is a little town beyond St. Petersburg, which used to be one of imperial residences. A series of palaces and gardens in Pushkin and its’ historical center are Unesco World Heritage, so you definitely don’t want...

  • Fontains in St.petersburg, Peterhof
    Peterhof – parks and palaces

    With a huge series of gardens and palaces, Peterhof, which beautifies a shore of the Gulf of Finland 29 kms away from St. Petersburg, is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Russia, a fine example...

  • Mariinsky theatre St. Petersburg
    Mariinsky Theater

    Today the repertoire of the Mariinsky Theater includes different performances – from classics to urgent modern plays. The tradition “to go to the ballet” was created in St. Petersburg almost 300 years ago and it was supported...

  • Cinema house St. Petersburg
    Cinema House – cinema and art centre

    Cinema House is not just one of the city cinemas being there for centuries, but an iconic place for those appreciating refined filmmaking and the center of cinematographers in St.-Petersburg. The first movie theater called “Splendid Palace”...

  • savour on blood petersburg
    Savior on Spilled Blood (Church of the Resurrection)

    The Church of Savior on Spilled Blood – isn’t typical for St.-Petersburg with its strict European look. Being a sample of Russian Orthodox Churches of 16 – 17 centuries the temple stands out due to its architectural...