All posts tagged "Neva River"
Bridges of St. Petersburg
Rivers, canals and small channels in the urban area made it possible to create an advanced system of bridges. There are 342 bridges serving the streets and avenues, neatly separating the city and spreading some holiday spirit...
- Posted May 7, 2014
Each year the city day parade, international contests and athletic races, ballad song festivals and superstar’s concerts take place in the heart of St. Petersburg: the Palace Square. Madonna, Rolling Stones, Scorpions, Duran Duran, Roger Walters, Sir...
- Posted April 28, 2014
Flying Dutchman Fitness Center
Fitness Center “Flying Dutchman” is an unusual sports club in St. Petersburg – a luxury fitness centre overlooking the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Hermitage. A unique copy of the Dutch flute “Amsterdam” of 1748 is...
- Posted March 4, 2014
How many islands does St.Petersburg stand on?
Exploring the banks of the Neva River, which empties into the Gulf of Finland, Tsar Peter the Great was more passionate about Russia having access to the sea than good land to build a city upon. This...
- Posted August 20, 2013
Central (Centralniy) District
Translation by Evgenya Gavrilova Edited by Erin Swanson Boundaries: the joint of Obvodny Channel and Neva River; Admiralteyskiy Prospekt; Gorokhovaya Street; Fontanka River; Borodinskaya Street; Zvenigorodskaya Street; Obvodny Channel. Click here for a detailed map. This is...
- Posted June 20, 2013
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...
- Posted May 28, 2013
One summer day in St. Petersburg
Everybody knows that summer is the best time to visit St. Petersburg. It’s the season of midnight sun and raised bridges that our city is famous for. Should it be your first time and your only one...
- Posted May 21, 2013
Interesting events of summer 2013
We’ve chosen for you the most interesting and spectacular events in St. Petersburg in the upcoming season. If you find yourself at one of these events you will surely open a new vivid and festive side of...
- Posted May 8, 2013
Thank to our friends from hotel reservation service Vpiter.com, who owns the best HD Web Cameras in the city, we can show you St. Petersburg online. Most of the cameras installed the way letting you see city’s main...
- Posted April 29, 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