Uncovering the legend: Can St. Petersburg drive you mad?

legend of St. Petersburg

“This is a city of half-crazy people… there are few places where you’ll find so many gloomy, harsh and strange influences on the soul of a man as in St Petersburg.” ( Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Crime and Punishment) They say St. Petersburg can drive people crazy. But is the rumour true? And if so, why? Today,… Continue reading

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Aurora Theater

If you’re looking for something to do on a weekend in Saint Petersburg, then why not check out the city’s unique movie scene? The city actually has quite a few cinemas to choose from, but if you want a real SPB experience, then one of the best theaters to visit is the historic Aurora Theater(Аврора Кинотеатр). First opened in 1913, the Aurora is… Continue reading

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