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a modern university in historic buildings, many historic buildings.
the 'twelve colleges' were under renocation during this summer.
those historic buildings are oh so dearly pretty. if you happen to be on vasilievsky island which can easily happen, walk at least along the facades of...More
It is University with the rich history and culture not in Russia, but in ex-soviet states. But unfortunately it's current condition is very poor. It really needs restoration. The famous library needs more space. The current place where all the ancient books, manuscripts are kept...More
If you are from Europe/U.S., this would be one of the most average universities you've seen. Even in Russia, Moscow State University is significantly more beautiful. Of course, it is interesting to see it just to compare, but nothing more. Also, they don't let you...More
We visited the university and were able to access some of the rooms. The buildings are very nice on the outside, but only 1-2 rooms were renovated on the inside. Not exactly a must visit, but with the university museum, interesting nonetheless.
As part of a P & O cruise, we stopped at St. Petersburg for two days. It was magnificent. Unfortunately without a personal visa you could only go on the trips organised by the ship but we crammed in as much as possible. The Peterhof...More