Must-see sights and hidden gems in St. Petersburg – The Summer Garden

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… Continue reading

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Top tips: State Memorial Museum of the Defence and Siege of Leningrad

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 The name on the outside of the building remains the outdated Музей Обороны Ленинграда (The Leningrad Defence Museum).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… Continue reading

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