Category Archives: Discover St. Petersburg - Page 43

08 Aug
2013
If you are curious about Russian literature and want to test your knowledge of Russian, we suggest you to see a performance of Bulgakov’s masterpiece, “The Master and Margarita” (Мастер и Маргарита). The performances will take place on August  13 and 16 at theatre festival Baltic House (Балтийский Дом), in Petrogradskaya Storona (Петроградская Сторона). “The Master ...
08 Aug
2013
The temperatures are soaring in the Capital of the North this week, so continuing on our quest to find the best places for enjoying summer in the city, we present to you Elagin Island (Елагин Остров). The river Neva (Нева) isn’t the cleanest but you may even spot a few fish in the clear waters ...
07 Aug
2013
Situated 45 minutes away from St. Petersburg is Peterhof (Петергоф), a small village and home to the Peter the Great’s summer palace. One of the most beautiful attractions in the vast complex of Peterhof is its magnificent fountains. Built in the first half of the 18th Century, they are located in the grounds of the ...
07 Aug
2013
Whilst living in a student hostel on Kazanskaya Ulitsa (Казанская улица) with no washing machine, a friend recommended that I try out Stirka 40 (Стирка 40), the laundrette just down the same street at no.26. This however is no ordinary establishment because Stirka is also a bar. What began as a graduation project by a ...
06 Aug
2013
Calling all art lovers in St. Petersburg! If you have already visited the Hermitage (Эрмитаж) and the Russian Museum (Русский музей), it’s time to cross the bridge over to Vasilyevsky Island (Васильевский остров) and take a look inside Erarta Museum and Gallery of Contemporary Art (Музей и галерея современного искусства “Эрарта”). Here you can view ...
18 Jun
2013
Positioned on the south banks of the Neva, and only a five minute walk from the Church of the Spilt Blood, the Summer Garden (Лeтний сад) offers a wonderful way to spend some time in contemplation or just enjoying a stroll with a friend. Whilst the garden delivers you from the hustle and bustle of ...
03 Apr
2013
On April 1st I visited the State Memorial Museum of the Defence and Siege of Leningrad. The name on the outside of the building remains the outdated Музей Обороны Ленинграда (The Leningrad Defence Museum). It’s located at  Соляной переулок, 9, about a 15 minute walk from the school. Entrance is only 100 RUB for a Russian ...
07 Nov
2011
Stay in our shared flats for as little as EUR 21 per night during Christmas and NY! The Liden & Denz Language Centre in St.Petersburg announces a shared flat accommodation sale between Sunday, 25 December 2011 and Sunday, 8 January 2012. Not all rooms are suited for double room occupancy. No catering is provided. Our ...
12 May
2009
Paulo Renato Souza Cunha is a Brazilian student currently studying Russian at Liden & Denz St. Petersburg. He has something extraordinary to share: Fisherman on the Neva river I just made my month in St. Petersburg. It is such a wonderful city, indeed. One of the best places in the world to make nice pictures ...