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27 Aug 2017
“Passed by St Petersburg University on a bus ride”
20 Feb 2016
“Lovely buildings. ”
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Mendeleevskaya Liniya | Vasilievsky Island, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

I was having a bus ride (trolley bus #11) and passed by St Petersburg University and could see that there were book shops and cafes in the university area.

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Nice to walk around and lovely buildings. Lots of history there with Mendeleev and Putin both studying here. Not worth a detour but nice to see if you're walking past in the vicinity.

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 11 October 2015

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

Thank Januarius Z
Reviewed 30 December 2014

The complex is interesting to explore and walk around, but there are amajor refurbishements and redevelopments under way!

Thank Lutijen
Reviewed 15 December 2014

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

2  Thank SNR79
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

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

Thank Margarita F
Reviewed 2 December 2013

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.

Thank Suur_D
Reviewed 28 August 2013

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

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