All posts tagged "romantic"
Pavlovsk – Imperial Palace and Park near St. Petersburg
Pavlovsk, one of the beautiful suburbs of St. Petersburg, is located 30 kilometers from the city, close to the former summer residence of the Romanov Imperial dynasty. The journey from the city takes about 20 minutes by...
- Posted October 18, 2017
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
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
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
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
Literary St. Petersburg
As the cultural capital of Russia, St. Petersburg has always been centre stage for the life and work of famous Russian luminaries, such as Pushkin, Griboyedov, Lermontov, Gogol, Nekrasov, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Blok, Nabokov, Akhmatova, Esenin, Tolstoy, Brodsky,...
- Posted September 10, 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
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
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
Cinema House – cinema and art centre
Cinema House is not just one of the city cinemas being there for centuries, but an iconic place for those appreciating refined filmmaking and the center of cinematographers in St.-Petersburg. The first movie theater called “Splendid Palace”...
- Posted April 23, 2013