Tag Archives: Local St Petersburg

15 Aug
A Guide to Udelnaya Flea Market in St Petersburg Udelnaya market is one of the biggest flea markets in Russia, and is a true labyrinth of amazing purchases just waiting to be discovered. When you first get there, its size and its energy may seem daunting. Here are my top tips for visiting this market ...
22 Apr
It may seem that the tourist trail in St Petersburg is all about the city’s imperial past: the palaces of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great, the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Fabergé eggs. But, if you only know where to look, you can delve into a different facet of the city’s history: ...
05 Nov
St Petersburg is a city of courtyards. All buildings large or small, intricate or plain, in the city centre or on the outskirts, have one thing in common – the двор (pronounced ‘dvor’). This is a word that anyone visiting St Petersburg should know! Delve into the двор and you’ll experience St Petersburg off the ...