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St Petersburg Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 216 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Unlike Moscow's red bricks and onion domes, St Petersburg's network of canals and Baroque and Neoclassical architecture give the city a European flavor. Get a taste for this sophisticated city with ...  Read more

Historic Sights in Moscow

By Viator, August 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 89 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As a city that has been around for more than 800 years, Moscow has plenty of history. And tucked beneath the steel and glass skyscrapers, a lot of that history remains for visitors to discover.  ...  Read more

3 Days in Moscow: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 139 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of the largest cities of the world and the heart of Russia for centuries, Moscow is a vibrant, eclectic city with a little something for everyone. A three-day visit to this historic city isn’t ...  Read more

Russian Food and Cooking Tours

By Viator, September 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 20 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There is no better way to learn about Russian culture and history than to learn about its food. Heavy on meat, potatoes and bread, Russian cuisine is cozy comfort food that is tasty and filling. ...  Read more

St Petersburg White Nights Cruises

By Viator, August 2013

Tours & Tickets

One of the best times of year to visit St Petersburg is during the White Nights. Known as Belye Nochi in Russian, the White Nights last for about eighty nights from May through July while the city ...  Read more

English Speaking Parties in St Petersburg, Russia

By St Petersburg ...  , Russia, April 2012

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Classical St Petersburg

By St Petersburg ...  , Russia, March 2012

The second part of 18th century was marked by a new style which overtook the previously popular Baroque style from the first half of the century. The difference was so striking, it seemed that all ...  Read more

White Nights

By St Petersburg ...  , Russia, July 2011

3 star rating: Worth doing 9 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

White Nights is one tradition that is indispensable for St. Petersburg in the summer. As many of you know, St. Petersburg is situated quite high on the globe and in the summer months, the sun rises ...  Read more

History of St.Petersburg city foundation

By St Petersburg ...  , Russia, June 2011

Last time we saw that Peter was determine to drag Russia from quagmire of Muscovite routine, but literally had not had any ground to build St.Petersburg on this particular spot, hence as a legend ...  Read more

Symbolisms of St.Petersburg vs. Moscow in Peter and Paul fortress.

By St Petersburg ...  , Russia, March 2011

In order to understand “gini loci” or genie of the place, it is necessary to go back to its origin. St. Petersburg had a huge influence on Russia during the last 300 years of its existence. In ...  Read more

The Russian Museum

By Spbguest , January 2012

The Russian Museum is the first state museum of Russian fine arts in the country. The Russian Museum today is a unique depository of artistic treasures, a famous restoration centre, an ...  Read more

What to visit in Saint-Petersburg

By Spbguest , January 2012

One of the must see museums in Saint-Petersburg is Russian Museum. The Russian Museum is the first state museum of Russian fine arts in the country. It was established in 1895 in St Petersburg by a ...  Read more

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