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28 May | newswire | No Comments

Bike-a-thon in St Petersburg

A large bike-a-thon attracted about 15 thousand people in St. Petersburg. Saint Petersburg took part in a parade, which was held today on the last Sunday of spring in 54 cities of Russia. In the Northern capital, the 14-km route was paved from the building of the concert hall “October” on Ligovsky Avenue to the Park …

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18 May | newswire | No Comments

Traces of War on the Anichkov Bridge

Traces of War on the Anichkov Bridge The Anichkov Bridge is one of the most beautiful decorations of Nevsky Prospect with famous sculptures by Peter Karlovich Klodt: “the Horse running with the boys” and “Boy taking his horse by the bridle”. During the siege of Leningrad, the bridge was damaged by artillery fire. The attacks damaged …

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9 May | newswire | No Comments

St Petersburg Celebrates Victory Day

St Petersburg Celebrates Victory Day The Victory Day is celebrated  every year in Russia with military parades and processions. Russia celebrates this day on May 9, not on May 8 like they do it in Europe. Germany officially surrendered late in the day on May 8  but it was already May 9 in Moscow.    

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27 Apr | newswire | No Comments

Many Names of St Petersburg

Many Names of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg is quite young, but its turbulent history is reflected in its various names, which the people called  St. Petersburg throughout its history. 1. Venice of the North A figurative comparison with Venice, arose from the large variety of bridges and canals. Each has its own name. Many of the …

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19 Apr | newswire | No Comments

Legends and Mysteries of the Church of the Savior on Blood

Legends and Mysteries of the Church of the Savior on Blood The temple is considered to be one of the main attractions of the city on the Neva River. It was built on the site of the death of Alexander II under the project of architect Alfred Parland. The church was not intended for mass visits. …

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3 Apr | newswire | No Comments

Our Hearts Go to St Petersburg

Our Heart Goes to St Petersburg Today!

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22 Mar | newswire | No Comments

St Petersburg in World’s Best Destinations

St Petersburg Included in World’s Best Destinations St Petersburg was included in the list of the world’s best destinations according to TripAdvisor. This was reported on the website of  the tourist service. The Northern capital of Russia is on the 14th place in the global ranking, and first on the list among destination in Russia. The …

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14 Mar | newswire | No Comments

Facts About Winter Palace

Interesting Facts About the Winter Palace. Probably any trip to St. Petersburg includes a visit to the famous winter Palace, as it is the main Palace of St Petersburg. Interesting facts: 1. The Hermitage is huge. The Tzars of all Russia, ruled from this Palace the area of more than 22 million square kilometers and …

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28 Feb | newswire | No Comments

First Time in St Petersburg (Continued)

If it is Your First Time in St Petersburg (Part 2, see part 1 here) If it is your first time in St. Petersburg and you only have one day to explore it. We offer you an interesting route to get to see the main sights of the city. “Eliseevskiy” Shop The famous store is at …

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24 Feb | newswire | No Comments

First Time in St Petersburg

If it is Your First Time in St Petersburg (Part 1) If it is your first time in St. Petersburg and you only have one day to explore it. We offer you an interesting route to get to see the main sights of the city. You can start with St. Isaac’s Square One of the most …

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