Category Archives: Discover St. Petersburg - Page 40

19 Sep
2013
Although Charlie Chaplin is American, he has always been really famous in Russia. For instance, clowns in circuses after the Soviet revolution were often dressed in Chaplin-ish costumes. What’s great is that he has come once again to Russia, in the shape of a Broadway musical. The musical “Chaplin” (Чаплин) has already been a smash ...
13 Sep
2013
Yesterday, two teams of students from Liden & Denz explored some less famous parts of the city in search of unique hidden jems. They went through Mikhailovsky Park (Михайловский Парк), the bank of Fontanka river (Набережная реки Фонтанки) and the Summer Garden (Летний Сад) in search of underrated monuments. Other tasks included finding backyards and ...
11 Sep
2013
On September 15, the city will host a special sport event, the Open Big Tennis (Открой Большой Теннис). For the first time in St. Petersburg, a tennis-court will be installed right at the centre of the city, in St. Isaac’s Square (Исаакиевская Площадь). Everyone will be able to take part in the show and experience ...
10 Sep
2013
Art Prospect (Арт Проспект) is an international public art festival that will take place from Thursday (September 12) to Sunday (September 15) in St. Petersburg. For four days, Liteyny Prospekt (Литейный Проспект) will become a free space where a lot of artists from Russia, Holland and the USA will show their works, united by a ...
06 Sep
2013
As many of you know, St. Petersburg is currently hosting the G20 summit, where the most important politicians in the world are discussing crucial global issues. At the same time, the city is also the location of the art project The Russian Moment (Русское Настоящее), a photo week organized by RIA Novosti (РИА Новости). The ...
06 Sep
2013
St. Petersburg offers visitors many interesting and beautiful attractions by day. But some of those same attractions are even more amazing at night, especially the city’s numerous bridges criss crossing the Neva (Нева) river. They are a must see attraction for any visit. As surprising as it might seem, St. Petersburg was originally designed by ...
05 Sep
2013
Borodabar (Бородабар) is a beautiful underground bar, a few minutes away from Kazansky Sobor (Казанский Собор). Despite its little size, it is very eclectic and packed with people every day of the week. The interior is bizarre, as the name of the bar suggests (“boroda” in Russian means “beard”). The atmosphere recalls European hipster bars, ...
03 Sep
2013
The Russian Museum (Государственный Русский Музей) is the largest depository of Russian Art in St. Petersburg. Tsar Nicholas II (Николай II) created it in order to commemorate his father Alexander III. The Museum contains works that previously belonged to other museums and private collections in St. Petersburg. The Russian Museum is composed by a lot ...
03 Sep
2013
One of the best and most fascinating ways to explore St. Petersburg is by using the city’s beautiful and historic metro system. First opened in November, 1955, the Metro system consists of 5 different lines and currently includes 67 stations, making it the second largest metropolitan system in Russia (just after Moscow) and the 16th ...
02 Sep
2013
The end of Summer Vodka Party took place last Friday. We took some nice photos and we want to share them with you.