All posts tagged "glam"
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
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...
- Posted July 22, 2014
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...
- Posted May 5, 2014
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
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
Nevsky prospekt is the heart and the major artery of St. Petersburg. This 4.5 km-long thoroughfare stretching from the Admiralty building to the Saint Alexander Nevsky Lavra was laid by Peter I in 1710. Nevsky prospekt is famous not...
- Posted August 4, 2013
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...
- Posted May 7, 2013
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...
- Posted April 23, 2013