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Inside Background
Safety: Traveling to St Petersburg is generally safe. Tourists are unlikely to...
Last edited: 05 June 2014
Founded in 1703 by energetic and ambitious Peter the Great, St Petersburg was...
Last edited: 10 December 2014
The neighbourhood of the Vladimir Church (Vladimir Square, ul. Marata, and...
Last edited: 25 January 2013
St Petersburg Essential Guide Want to know something about St Petersburg before...
Last edited: 10 December 2014
Saint-Petersburg Government  Saint-Petersburg Committee For Tourism Development...
Last edited: 11 October 2013
Tours of season: What to do in Saint-Petersburg in Winter except of visiting...
Last edited: 10 December 2014
If you get the chance to make a semi-private visit to the Hermitage in the...
Last edited: 20 June 2013
Inside Transportation
St Petersburg is becoming a popular tourist destination for Russians and...
Last edited: 23 April 2014
St Petersburg has a rational layout and is easy to navigate.  Buying a good...
Last edited: 06 December 2014
Public transportation in St. Petersburg is quite extensive. Its subways...
Last edited: 10 December 2014
Consider arriving to St. Petersburg on the 3 day no visa requirement, by ferry...
Last edited: 10 December 2014
NOTE: as of March, 28 2014 the Pulkovo-2 international airport does not operate...
Last edited: 10 December 2014
Inside Things to Do
Peterhof or Petrodvorets is the site of the summer palace of Peter the Great...
Last edited: 10 December 2014
When walking and visiting lavish palaces is no longer an option, there is a...
Last edited: 20 June 2006
Things to do to get a feeling for St Petersburg (apart from the obvious, such...
Last edited: 10 December 2014
Just like in every city, St Petersburg nightlife is consists of completely...
Last edited: 04 August 2013
Pavlovsk In 1777 Catherine the Great presented her son Paul with hunting...
Last edited: 21 June 2006
St Petersburg is famous for its ballet, opera and classical music. The famous...
Last edited: 21 June 2006
The main department stores and fashion boutiques are all in the center of St...
Last edited: 01 February 2014
The best way to quickly get around and tour St. Petersburg is with an...
Last edited: 10 December 2014
Whilst maybe not of interest to all visitors to St Petersburg, the city's...
Last edited: 30 December 2007
The Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood (known locally as Spas na Kravi) is a...
Last edited: 09 August 2013
Centrally located on Nevskiy Prospekt, Dom Knigi is a massive bookstore with an...
Last edited: 05 August 2013
Things change, but when I visited the Jimi Hendrix Blues Club a few years ago...
Last edited: 02 May 2006
Private Art Gallery “KGallery” in cooperation with the Russian Museum and the...
Last edited: 02 June 2010
Private tours of St.Petersburg with a driver guide.  Comfortable van seats 6...
Last edited: 25 January 2011
Rope Jumping is known as jump with rope, jump from bridge, jump from buildings...
Last edited: 27 July 2010
The palace in Strelna was founded in 1715 by the first Russian Emperor Peter...
Last edited: 01 February 2010
Inside Dining Scene
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Inside Russia: For Foreign Visitors
First, forget about  travelers checks...they are so "20th Century!" So...
Last edited: 29 May 2014
Getting a Russian Visa  Unless you are a citizen of Argentina, Bosnia and...
Last edited: 14 November 2014
There are 2 other kinds of phone numbers to call emergencies. The difference is...
Last edited: 07 December 2007
The Russian (Cyrillic) alphabet has 33 letters (20 consonants, 11 vowels and 2...
Last edited: 09 August 2013
Mobile Phones GSM mobile phones work well within Moscow and St Petersburg, even...
Last edited: 02 September 2009
5 to 15% is the accepted rate of tipping for restaurant servers. If there is no...
Last edited: 24 November 2013
The two major currencies for cash conversion in Moscow/Russia are USD and...
Last edited: 24 November 2013
Golden Ring is a set of ancient Russian cities north-east of Moscow which form...
Last edited: 26 April 2010