All posts tagged "nature"
Alexander Park and “Mini St. Petersburg”
Alexander Park, which is right opposite to the Peter-and-Paul fortress, is one of the loveliest green spots in the historic center of St. Petersburg. People enjoy walking through its alleys on their way to the Zoo or...
- Posted September 12, 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
300th Anniversary Park in St. Petersburg
The 300th anniversary park in St. Petersburg is located uptown near the Gulf of Finland and was opened in honor of St Petersburg’s 300th anniversary. The park is situated in the northwest area near Primorsky Prospect in...
- Posted May 9, 2014
This intact oasis in the historical center of St. Petersburg is considered to be one of the oldest gardens in Russia. It counts more than 80.000 species of plants. Botanical garden was laid as an herb garden...
- Posted March 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
Leningradskiy Zoopark (St. Petersburg Zoo)
In the heart of historical St. Petersburg, near the Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), Planetarium and Kronverkskaya Embankment in the Alexander Park, you can find an island harboring a wildlife paradise – the Leningrad Zoo. It...
- Posted July 11, 2013
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...
- Posted June 10, 2013
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...
- Posted April 23, 2013
Climate and weather in St. Petersburg
Saint Petersburg is worth visiting all year round. The four seasons are so different here that you can discover many aspects of the deep character of the city. Due to the latitude (59°57′ n.l. 30°19′ e.l), Petersburg...
- Posted April 23, 2013