All posts by Ekaterina Rezanova
Apartment rent in St. Petersburg
One of the popular types of accommodation during travel in Russia, besides hotels and hostels, is staying at an apartment. It is a good way to feel at home in a different city and there are many...
- Posted July 29, 2015
The first cinema was opened in St. Petersburg more than 100 years ago in 1913. At that time it was called “cinematheater” or “big theater of light pictures”-“Pikadilly”. In 1932, under USSR government, the cinema was rebuilt...
- Posted November 12, 2014
Ice Palace Sport and Concert Hall
Ice Palace is the largest and most modern sport and concert complex of the city, holding up to 12,500 people. Various concerts, sporting events, local holidays and festivals are held in the complex on a regularly basis....
- Posted October 8, 2014
Loft Project “Etagi” (“Floors”)
Cultural сentre Loft project “Etagi” came into sight only 6 years ago, becoming one of St. Petersburg’s most popular exhibition spaces. It was created in a 3000 m² building in the heart of the city. This building...
- Posted September 7, 2014
Erarta, museum and galleries of contemporary art
Erarta is a private museum that presents a selection of works based on three main criteria: freedom, originality and proficiency. The Museum and galleries of contemporary art were opened only a few years ago, but have already...
- Posted June 10, 2014
Divo-Ostrov Amusement park
The city amusement park “Divo-Ostrov” (Island of Wonders) is located on Krestovsky Island of Petrogradsky District, close to the Gulf of Finland coastline. The park is well equipped and creates a unique world for adults and children....
- Posted May 15, 2014
Residential districts of St. Petersburg
Choosing a place for a short stay and leisure in St. Petersburg, visitors often stick to the city centre and seldom explore the city’s remote parts, the so-called “residential” districts. However, there are also quite a few...
- Posted March 14, 2014
The KGB museum
The official name of the museum is: “Gorokhovaya 2, the History of the Political Police and State Security bodies of Russia”. But the urban residents call it the KGB museum. The bodies of political control of the...
- Posted March 4, 2014
Piskaryovskoe Memorial Cemetery
Piskaryovskoe Memorial Cemetery is the location of mass graves of victims and defenders of the city who lost their lives in Leningrad’s blockade (St. Petersburg was called Leningrad from 1924 to 1991). It is listed in the...
- Posted February 8, 2014
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...
- Posted November 27, 2013