All posts by Ekaterina Kazmina
Theatres in St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg, often called the cultural capital of Russia, lives a rich theatrical life. The first Russian professional theatre was opened in the city in 1756, by the act of Empress Elizaveta Petrovna. Nowadays more than 180...
- Posted July 25, 2015
Shopping at Nevsky Prospekt
Native citizens of Saint Petersburg prefer to buy clothes abroad. If you cannot afford a several day trip to Milan, Finland is your next bet – a much closer and cheaper trip, still equally pleasant. If you...
- Posted May 9, 2015
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...
- Posted March 7, 2014
Stockmann Nevsky Center
Downtown St.Petersburg, you will find “Stockmann Nevsky Center” a shopping center, just opposite the exit from metro station “Ploshchad Vosstaniya”, at the corner of Nevsky prospekt and Vosstaniya Street. It belongs to Finnish consortium “Stockmann” and offers...
- Posted March 2, 2014
Schastye (The Home of Happiness) Restaurants
One of the favorite places among fancy Petersburg public, especially young women is the Schastye chain of restaurants, also known as The Home of Happiness. Several of them are located all over our city with the flagman...
- Posted September 26, 2013
Where and How to Park in St. Petersburg
Parking lots in St. Petersburg are as much of a problem as in any city overloaded with traffic. It’s simple – there are too few of them for a 5-million person city. Due to the present tough...
- Posted August 17, 2013
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...
- Posted August 8, 2013
Galeria, Shopping Centre
“Galeria” is a huge five-floor shopping mall located in the city center, just 5 minute’s walk from Nevsky prospect, next to Moskovsky railway station. It has over 290 stores featuring hundreds of brands – clothes, footwear, sports...
- Posted July 4, 2013
Starting a Business in St. Petersburg
Foreign investments are of great value for the economy of the Russian Federation, so the government makes sure investors feel welcome in the market. In mid-2011 the government of St. Petersburg introduced the Program to Improve the...
- Posted June 28, 2013
Biblioteka – Food And The City
A rather unique place called Biblioteka has recently opened on Nevsky Prospekt. The most unusual thing about this place is that it is not just a bakery or a restaurant. It comprises a coffee shop and restaurants...
- Posted June 18, 2013