All posts tagged "kids"

  • Peter and Paul Fortress St.Petersburg
    The Peter and Paul Fortress

    The Peter and Paul Fortress is a simbol of St.Petersburg and one of the few remaining fortresses of the 18th century, the burial place of Russian emperors, as well as a former political prison of Russia. It...

  • St.Petersburg graduates heading to scarlet sales party
    Scarlet Sails Festival

    “Scarlet sails”, the holiday of graduates, is held on the weekend which is the nearest to the shortest night of the year (June 22) and falls on the White Nights season. White Nights are a special time...

  • 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...

  • Victory day celebration in Russia
    Victory Day

    The Victory in the World War II is celebrated in Russia on May 9. Usually the happenings start from May 3 – 4 and run on up to May 13 – 14. The program is rich in...

  • Education in Russia
    Education in Russia

    Primary and Secondary Education Russian children undergo an 11-year course of study, which begins between the ages of 6 and 8. The education system is divided into 3 stages: Stage 1 — (elementary) Grades 1-4 Stage 2...

  • Elagin Park in St.Petersnurg, Russia
    Yelagin Island

    Yelagin Island is also known as a Central Park of Culture and Recreation named after S. Kirov. Yelagin Island as the Krestovsky Island is located in the north-western part of the city on Neva River’s delta, which...

  • City Birthday celebration, russian flags
    The City Day

    St. Petersburg’s birthday is celebrated on May 27. Historically it was precisely May 27, 1703 when the founder of the city Peter the Great had put the memorial sign into Peter and Paul Fortress’s footing which was...

  • Hotels in St.Petersburg
    How to choose a hotel in St.Petersburg

    You will find a great variety of hotels in St. Petersburg. There are also hostels and apartments for short rent for those who prefer to travel on a budget. A lot of international hotel chains entered the...