Have you ever tried to capture folk spirit embodied in objects and symbols of ethnic and folk culture? The Russian Museum of Ethnography reflects the traditional cultures of more than 150 peoples of Eastern Europe, Siberia, the Far East, the Caucasus and Central Asia from the 18th-20th centuries. For sure, it's a starting point for discovering the whole Russia.
Have you ever thought of visiting a full-fledged city on the island? Isolated area in the very heart of Saint Petersburg has its own beach, plethora of museums and temporary exhibitions, Mint, Treasury, Cathedral, cemetery, prison and guardhouse. Walk out on the Time Street to explore an official’s home, dentist’s study, feel what it was like to live in the communal apartment. Have fun taking riveting quests for the whole family. Enjoy yourself at the Ice Sculpture Festival in winter and at Sand Sculpture Festival in summer!
Have you already been overhelmed by the collections of classic art exposed in the Hermitage and the Russian Museum? Are you eager to learn something new? Erarta Museum, the largest museum of contemporary art in Russia, opens its doors to you. Permanent and temporary exhibitions, tours, concerts, creative projects are waiting for you. The museum collection was available for one million users online at the art project Google in the summer of 2015. Erarta hit the TOP-10 museums in Russia according to the tourist portal Trip Advisor and won the award Traveller Choice Award in 2015. Erarta's projects aim to bring contemporary art closer to people, enabling everyone to find something of their own in it.
Described in numerous works of art, Nevsky Prospect has always been a favourite alley for promenades among locals and tourists. We suggest that you also take a stroll along this historic alley with your family and friends just as emperors used to do in the past! Enjoy diversity of fashionable stores, numerous coffee houses, shopping mecca Gostiny Dvor, famous Singer bookstore, churches and cathedrals, picturesque canals on your way!
Are you keen on the military theme as Peter I was passionate about it? Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineer and Signal Corps welcomes you. It is one of the largest and one of the most significant military-historical museums in the world. The museum collection numbers more than 850,000 exhibits, including rare edged weapons, personal weapons of famous marshals, generals and representatives of the Royal dynasty. Visitors are particularly interested in the museum outdoor exposition. More than 250 units of artillery and rocket launch systems, military engineering and signal equipment are presented in the open air. Don't forget to look through the list of special tours, we hope, you'll definitely find something up to you!
The place charged with history and suffering... Pause to think about those who lived in times of war, fear and self-sacrifice... Listen to the call signals from Moscow and alarming metronome ticking. Read through the pages telling about each of the 900 siege days...
Guess what sightseeing spot will never stop to amaze you with its enormous size, gorgeous imperial interiors, abundance of temporary exhibitions and special events? Guess where you can spend all your travelling time and come back again and again till it becomes your home? That's Hermitage! The largest artistic museum in the world with 3 mln of items. The display features Western European art, the Russian interior decoration, Oriental arts, Flemish painting, archaelogical and numismatic items. The museum holds interesting meetings with well-known art experts, employees of national and international museums, artists, designers, and musicians! Special programmes include visiting exhibitions and concerts outside official opening hours.
Russian Fine Arts Museum is a place full of treasures where you can trace the whole history of Russian art from the 11th century Novgorod icons to 20th century contemporary artists. The huge collection embraces oil paintings, sculpture, graphic art, decorative and applied art. Apart from exploring famous exhibits in the Mikhailovsky Palace, you are more than welcome to make a virtual tour on the website, to attend a center of museum education in Petersburg and a newly opened branch in Malaga.
Mysterious and spellbinding, elaborate and of historic significance. A sightseeing gem above the surface of the poetic Griboedova Canal, the Church of Savior on Spilled Blood strikes viewers' imagination with its incredible ambience from the outside and ingenious interiors inside. Skillful fingers of the best Russian artisans of the day decorated the Church with shimmering mosaics, Italian varicoloured marble, Ural and Altai semi-precious stones, and a huge collection of Russian heraldry.
Palace Square is considered to be the city’s main square and serves as an excellent example of how different architectural styles can be combined in a most elaborate and aesthetically pleasing way. It was the setting of many events of worldwide significance, including the Bloody Sunday 1905 and the October Revolution of 1917. The Palace Square is simply breathtaking.
Beautiful yellow palace that was once home to the wealthy and respected Yusupov family stands by the Moika River. It was also the site of Grigori Rasputin’s murder in 1916, a dark episode in Russia’s history. Let yourself be guided through this palace, the full story of the murder of Rasputin will unfold before you.
The State Museum of the History of Religion is one of the world’s few museums and the only one of its kind in Russia with its permanent exhibition featuring the origin and development of Religion. The Museum collection numbers about 200 000 exhibits. It houses a wide range of historical and cultural artifacts from various countries, ages, and peoples. The Museum keeps collections that cover a vast expanse of time from the Archaic (c. 6000 BC) and Ancient Egypt and Israel Times to the early Middle Ages in Europe; from the Ancient Greece and Rome to the present day. The history of Buddhism and Islam is also presented on the display.
St.Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music Art is located in the building of the former Imperial Theatres Management, erected in the 1st half of the 19 century by the great architect Carlo Rossi. This building remains one of the principal exhibits of the museum.
The Literary-Memorial Museum of Dostoevsky was opened on the 150th anniversary of his birthday in 1971. This house was his last apartment. The Brothers Karamazov novel was written in this house. The Dostoevsky's apartment was recreated for the most part from the memoirs of his wife Anna and of his contemporaries. The Dostoevsky Museum contains a theater for viewing performances and movies based on Dostoevsky's works, and for literary gatherings. Every year in November, when the writer's birthday is observed, the museum hosts an international scholarly conference "Dostoevsky and World Culture", and a journal of the same name is published with the conference proceedings. Exhibits by modern artists are always on display in the exhibition rooms. The museum has become an inseparable part of cultural life in St.Petersburg today.
The Pushkin Apartment Museum is the only memorial Pushkin museum in the city which tells about the last period of the poet's life and work. There Pushkin, mortally wounded at the duel, died on January 29, 1837, and there one can see things that belonged to Pushkin and his family.
Kunstkamera - Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography - was the first museum in Russia. It has a unique collection of antiques, revealing the history and way of life of many people. But for many people this museum is known for the collection of "freaks" - anatomical curiosities and anomalies.
Due to the city's unique geology, the Saint Petersburg Metro is one of the deepest metro systems in the world and the deepest by the average depth of all the stations. The system's deepest station, Admiralteyskaya, is 86 metres below ground. Serving 2.15 million passengers daily, it is also the 16th busiest metro system in the world. Every station has its unique style. The most beautiful stations are on the red line (Avtovo, Kirovskiy zavod, Ploshad Vosstaniya).
Yelagin Island is a unique protected natural complex. It is the northernmost island in the Neva delta, laved with Big Nevka in the north, with Central Nevka in the south and south-east, and shooting out with the narrow cape into the Gulf of Finland. At one time a royal residence, Yelagin Island since the middle of last century passed into the possession of the state and became the Central Park of Culture and Recreation, and from this moment it opened its doors to all comers. Today Kirov Central Park is a dynamically developing cultural and recreational space, suitable for audiences of different age groups and interests. There is a small zoo for young visitors. In summertime you can rent a bike, roller skates, boat, waterbike. In wintertime you can rent the skates and go skating in the open skating rink. In the alleys of the park, you will meet squirrels that will take nuts from your hands.
We invite you to visit a world-renowned pearl of luxurious barocco on the left bank of the Neva river. Imagine you are among heavenly clouds. Do you feel these angel-like blue harmony and serenity? All visitors without any exception are bound to exclaim with admiration just as famous architect Quarenghi used to exclaim when he passed by it: "Ecco la chiesa!" (That's something like a church!)
The Bronze Horseman is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it was created by the French sculptor Étienne Maurice Falconet. The name comes from an 1833 poem of the same the name by Aleksander Pushkin, which is widely considered one of the most significant works of Russian literature. The statue is now one of the symbols of Saint Petersburg. The statue's pedestal is the enormous Thunder Stone, the largest stone ever moved by man. The stone originally weighed about 1500 tonnes, and was carved down to 1250 during transportation to its current site.
Pavlovsk is the palace-and-park ensemble and summer residence of Grand Prince Pavel (who became later the Emperor Pavel I). Pavlovsk Park was conceived by Cameron as a classic English landscape garden, an idealized landscape filled with picturesque pieces of classical architecture, designed to surprise and please the viewer. Pavlovsk Palace has state rooms designed by some of St. Petersburg's most famous architects, including Quarenghi, Rossi and Voronikhin, the first Russian-born architect to make a significant contribution to one of the Imperial palaces.
Have you ever seen what was the Nevsky Prospect look like in 18 century? Or how ships set afloat from the staples of the Admiralty? What aristocracy dance parties were at the Upper Park of Peterhof? Or how St. Petersburg used to celebrate the Maslenitsa festival at that time? Be sure to come with children, family and friends. Are you a tourist and you don't have enough time to see all major tourist attractions in St. Petersburg (e.g. historic city center, Kronstadt, Oranienbaum, Peterhof)? In such circumstances “Peter the Great Aquatory ” provides you with a unique chance to see them all in one place! We, unlike many other museums, work till 22:00 (10 p.m.) and are located in the heart of the city.
The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera was created by director Yuri Alexandrov in 1987. It was intended to be a creative laboratory and soon took a prominent place in St.Petersburg musical and drama sphere, winning the reputation of “the living opera” or “the searching theatre.” Nowadays artistic director Yuri Alexandrov constantly follows the modern operatic drama, considering it necessary for the theatre’s full artistic development. Over the years, he has staged the operas “I believe” by Piguzov, “The Fifth Journey of Christopher Columbus” and “Spotted Dog Running at the Edge of the Sea” by Smelkov, “White Rose” by Zimmerman, “Cornet Christoph Rilke's song of love and death” by Mattus. His creative approach to the musical content allows the director to incorporate an opera performance in the modern context. The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera performances are annually nominated to most prestigious Russian awards, Golden Mask and Golden Spotlight.
The State Museum of the Political History of Russia is a successor of the State Museum of Revolution which was created on October 9, 1919, after the decree of Petrograd Soviet of Workers and the Red Army Deputies. Presently the State Museum of Political History of Russia is one of few museums which carry out documentation and expositional demonstration of processes taking place in political, economic, and social life of Russian society in the 19th-21st centuries.
At present this is the only composer's museum in St.Petersburg. It occupies a wing of the house 28 on Zagorodny Prospekt, where Rimsky–Korsakov had spent the last fifteen years of his life, from 1893 to 1908. It was here that he composed eleven of his fifteen operas, among them Sadko, The Fairy–Tale of Tzar Sultan, The Tzar's Bride, Kashchey, the Immortal, The Golden Rooster. After the composer's and his wife's death, for fifty years the apartment was shared by several families. Nevertheless, all private belongings, as well as the furniture, have been carefully preserved by the composer's heirs. The musical life of the museum is as diverse today as it used to be then. Following the tradition, on Wednesdays "Musical Evenings in the Zagorodny House" take place here, involving musicians from the city opera houses and symphony orchestras. There are also season Saturday evening concerts for children, as well as series of concerts given by young musicians "The Musical Youth of St.Petersburg". Thrice a year - for the opening and closing of the season and on March 18th (the composer's birthday) concerts are conducted in the memorial living–room.
Museum of Feodor Chaliapin was open on April 11, 1975 in his last flat in St Petersburg. Here, at Aptekarsky island, 2–B Permskaya street (now Graftio St.), the great singer lived from 1915 to 1922, when he left this country for good. Letters and photos, show bills and programmes, personal belongings and houseware, paintings and drawings, theatre costumes and set designs of Chaliapin's performances tell about the main events of life and career of the great singer. The museum also stores collection of weapons, which Maxim Gorky presented to Chaliapin. Of particular interest are paintings of renowned artists A. Golovin, K. Korovin and A. Yakovlev depicting Chaliapin in ordinary life and on stage. Here one also can see the famous portrait by B. Kustodiev (1921). Chaliapin was fond of that work and took it with him abroad. His daughters Marfa and Marina had given the portrait to the Museum in 1968.
The former mansion of Counts Sheremetev is a unique historical and cultural monument, which represents rare for St.Petersburg pattern of an urban mansion. Up to 1917 the Palace and the land had belonged to the five generations of the senior branch - the Counts - of the old Russian family of Sheremetev. At present the majority of the Sheremetev halls, given to the museum in dramatic state, have been restored. The exhibition is arranged in three directions: a) The history of the Sheremetev family and life of Russian nobility in XVIII - XX cc. b) Open stores of the unique collection of musical instruments c) The exhibition of private collections. The permanent exhibition "The Sheremetev family and the Musical Life of the 18–20th cc." was organized in 1995 in collaboration with the State Hermitage, the Russian National Library, Pushkin House, the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Ostankino Memorial Palace, the Russian Porcelain Museum in Kuskovo, as well as owners of private collections. Another notable exhibition is a private collection of A.M.Sarayeva–Bondar (wife of V.V.Strekalov–Obolensky - a Petersburg collector). The collection numbering over 700 works of fine and applied arts (18–20th centuries) is one of the most precious recent acquisitions of the museum. The permanent Musical Instruments Collection displayed at the Palace has three thousand exhibits. "The Open Stores" exhibition opened in the October of 1997 in the Gallery Wing of the Fountain House. Here one can hear the Russian bells, replicas of antique musical instruments, copied in the 19th century from authentic pieces, which had been discovered during the excavations of Ancient Etruria. The fancy shapes of the baroque instruments of the 17–18th centuries - the old harps, viols, harpsichords- go extremely well with the style of the Palace, the delicate design of the iron railings, the stucco moulding of the interiors. The famous collection, framed by the old baroque architecture, is perceived as a new page in the musical–historical annals of the Fountain House, in which there are the names of famous artists of the past, renowned historians, painters, architects. The museum has become a popular place for concerts. The principal exhibition projects initiated and carried out by the museum:
One of the oldest theaters in the country, bearing the proud name of the Russian State Academic Drama Theatre. Pushkin, better known as Alexandrinsky Theatre or Alexandrinka, has long been a favorite destination of cultural pastime among locals. Also a guests who had heard about the productions of theater, seeking to buy a ticket to the Alexandrinsky Theatre is still a couple of months before his arrival in St. Petersburg. Alexandrinsky Theatre is preparing for the anniversary of its artistic director Valery Fokin. In February 2016 Festival "Ten Valery Fokin" will be held in honor of the 70th anniversary of the director. The main event will be the premiere of "Today. 2016." This is the first work of the master on the new stage, and one of his tasks he sees the experience of subordination unique technical capabilities of this innovative platform artistic sense. The performance has no intermission Premiere - February 25, 2016
The Centre exhibits works of well known national and international masters of photography, as well as young talented artists working in the genres of contemporary art closely connected with photography: video-art, photographic installations, animation, experimental cinema. Over the last years centre has introduced to the audience such outstanding artists as Boris Savelyev, Sergey Falin, Boris Mikhalevkin (Russia), Deborah Turbeville (USA), Ara Guler (Turkey), Antanas Sutkus (Lithuania), John Johnsen (Denmark), Joachim Schmidt, Susanne Winterling (Germany), to name a few.
Russian history just as world history shows strong connection between big politics and everyday life. And food service industry is one of the most important parts of the latter. The exhibition "Food - is a State Matter!" reflects the relationship between the politics and food service industry in the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia. What did the tsars and the Soviet leaders eat? How did the Government affect the diet of the ordinary citizens? The exhibition presents solemnly decorated menu of public and social events and a menu of home holidays, Soviet propaganda porcelain and significant items of catering, food cards, documents, reflecting the benefits of the Soviet nomenklatura, food packaging with political symbolism, posters, cartoons, photographs, depicting the official meal, graphics work and painting.
The Cathedral features unique collection of monumental and decorative sculpture, including both interior and exterior sculptures, also over 150 paintings, making it impossible to explore in depth even major artworks during one visit. Therefore, you are offered different tours. From May to October the Museum offers to visit the Colonnade of St. Isaac's Cathedral , to climb 43 meters and see the views of St. Petersburg, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Especially beautiful in a short period of white nights. White nights give a unique charm to architectural ensembles of the city, its squares and streets. Climbing on the Colonnade, you will see a panoramic view of the Neva and the bridges open. When the white nights season is over, excellent illumination of the Neva river, bridges and architectural ensembles of the center of St. Petersburg can be viewed from the colonnade.
The town of Pushkin, which surrounds the Tsarskoe Selo estates, is St. Petersburg's most charming suburb. Renamed in Soviet times to honour Russia's greatest poet, the town has numerous sights connected to Alexander Sergeevich, including a museum in the former Imperial Lycee, where he was schooled.The Catherine palace is best known for the Golden Enfilade of state rooms that includes the world-famous Amber Room.
Once the summer comes (usually by the end of April), a boat trip is an essential part of any sightseeing holiday to St. Petersburg. There's a huge choice of boats and operators, ranging from small private launches to multi-level river cruisers, so you can join a timetabled tour or organize your own if you're travelling in a small group. Nearly all boats, however, follow one of a few tried and tested routes along St. Petersburg's rivers and canals, as well as some longer routes out to the city's suburban visitor attractions. Inner-city tours start from around 400 rubles for adults (half-price for children under 12, and free for children under seven).
The Mariinsky Theatre is a historic theatre of opera and ballet , where many of the stage masterpieces of Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov received their premieres. Through most of the Soviet era, it was known as the Kirov Theatre. Today, the Mariinsky Theatre is home to the Mariinsky Ballet, Mariinsky Opera and Mariinsky Orchestra. Since Yuri Temirkanov's retirement in 1988, the conductor Valery Gergiev has served as the theatre's general director. The Mariinsky theatre invites you to the I International Choral Festival "SINGING MASLENITSA" (6 - 13 March 2016) and the XVI International Festival of Ballet "MARIINSKY" (31 March – 10 April 2016).
Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan or Kazan Cathedral is a cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church on the Nevsky Prospekt in St. Petersburg. One of the biggest cathedrals in St. Petersburg, located on the corner of Griboedova Kanal and Nevskiy Prospect. One of the biggest buildings in the city. The height is 71, 5 m
Saint Petersburg international festival of light art "Lightnights in Gatchina" is a platform for uniting the best creative forces in creating the main event of the North-West region of Russia in the field of light art. The festival is a kind of laboratory for the experiments of artists with new light technologies. The festival will present a collection of light art objects created by masters of different directions: designers, light artists from theaters, stage designers, light designers, architects, engineers, developing innovative technologies, etc. An artistic exposition of light installations will unfold on the territory of the Gatchina Park for two nights, and a multimedia light-and-video show will complete the festival.
This fabulous fountain show will give the brightest impressions to spectators. An incredible mixture of light and music together with mastery of management a huge amout of fountains help create something unreal. This day Peterhof hosts lots of performances, costumed shows, concerts in the open air. Magic events end up with the large-scale and beautiful fireworks.
All-Russian Festival of Colours features five hours of non-stop live music, tons of natural bright colours and free entrance without age limits! A huge green stadium will be filled with an atmosphere of happiness and carefreness, thousands of smiles and warm hugs of painted merry-makers will create an overwhelming feeling of unity!
Roof Music Fest has become an all-year-round festival featuring concerts on Petersburg's roofs as well as in the planetarium and greenhouse of the Tauride Palace. Guests are always offered high quality music of absolutely different styles - jazz, rock, indie pop, electronic music, reggae, rap and classical music. What is more, you are welcome to join excursions along the roofs.
This autumn, the city will host the St. Petersburg Restaurant Festival, a major gastronomic event, for the fifth time. Participating restaurants will present tasting sets for a fixed amount of 14 and 28 euros. You will be able to taste finger-licking delicacies in the best restaurants of the city. Please see a list of participating restaurants, set menus, their availability and time of sale, table reservation on the official travel guide Visit Petersburg..
“Faceless” is an immersive performance in which we create a completely authentic space, combine elements of classical theater and choreography, use audiovisual effects and thrash out the interactive component ... As a result, the viewer founds himself in a different dimension, where there are no usual rules, prohibitions and borders. This is an opportunity to get a completely new and very personal experience. It is simply impossible to experience the same thing, while remaining an observer in the chair. “This is a dramatized virtual reality” — tell the American film directors Mia Zanetti and Victor Karina. For five months of rehearsals, which were conducted in the strictest secrecy, the actors mastered unique methods of interaction with the audience, and dozens of secret passages and doors were built in the mansion.
All day long children's games, interactive and lecture platforms will work on the island, and in the yard of the "Bottle" there will be played the works of contemporary neoclassical composers. Also during the whole day, anyone can join the audiophile disc, created specifically for the festival. And for those who want to learn more about the work of the Center and ways to support its activities, the Pavilion will be run by the Info Center. On the island, the products of the Center's workshops will be presented: in the souvenir shop it will be possible to purchase products of sewing, ceramic, graphic, bookbinding, decorating and carpentry shops.
The Tsarskoye Selo Museum-Reserve will once again open the Upper Greenhouses complex in Alexandrovsky Park for all comers. Here, for the seventh time, there will be a family holiday Apple Noon in Tsarskoe Selo. Guests of the holiday will be able to walk around the apple orchard. Museum staff will talk about historic greenhouse gardens and modern methods of caring for fruit trees. The program also includes master classes on carving (the art of artistic cutting for vegetables and fruits); master class on stained-glass painting and painting glaze of gingerbread; mini-zoo; plein air and master-class "Mini-garden in the basket".
The grand festival of world music "Parts of the World" will once again take place in the Yusupov Garden. The art director of the festival is Boris Grebenshchikov. The main festival of world music in St. Petersburg announces the dates and the first artists of the line-up. In 2018, two scenes in the historical entourage of the Yusupov Garden will be performed: the cult Russian folk band "Melnitsa", the world's best electro-afro-funk group Ibibio Sound Machine, conquered all European music festivals, and incredible Gulaza from Israel, reinterpreted traditional women Yemeni hymns, and Aquarium International, an international team of musicians under the leadership of the great Boris Grebenshchikov, will prepare the final show of the festival.
The festival changes the usual urban landscape and fills the streets, courtyards, parks and other public spaces with works of contemporary art. The mission of the Art Prospect Festival is to develop new forms of creative interaction, giving artists and local residents an opportunity to explore the urban environment, to define and re-formulate its aesthetic, historical, cultural and social components. The theme of the festival in 2018 is "Food for the mind."
Petrojazz Dance is the only festival in Russia that unites all kinds of social dance (from charleston to latin, from gypsy dance to hip-hop). A unique festival that combines live improvised music and dancers of all styles. Festival, which recreates the culture of social dance as a means of communication and self-improvement More than 100 musicians from different countries and more than 200 dance schools and studios participate in the festival, making the scale of this event significant both in the scale of St. Petersburg and around the world. In the program, master classes, competitions, battles, parties, awarding winners, a big gala concert.
The last weekend of August in St. Petersburg will host a city festival of contemporary music and modern technology.Three styles: Rnb, Hip-hop, Electronic / Jazz. Already now, guests can choose their favorite artists and compose their own festival lines. iPort Festival is not only music, but also a search for new vivid impressions. For guests a unique zone of emotion recognition is prepared.The sports zone of the festival, the trends of gastronomy, leisure for young visitors.
On 12 August, 2018 Saint Petersburg invites you to join majestic festivities on the river and take part in the 3rd Saint Petersburg River Carnival! Don't miss the show featuring magnificently decorated boats and river buses and get amazed with profesionally organised revival of the carnival traditions in the Venice of the North. On Moika River embankment you're gonna experience a lot of creative activities and a versatile concert program!
The program of the biggest event in the field of sailing sport in Russia will include a sailing regatta featuring world-class athletes, performances and master classes, exhibitions, open days at the yacht clubs and museums, business conferences and presentations. In addition, city guests will have a unique opportunity to board large yachts and get to know their crew. On Saturday, after sunset, a water and light show "Ballet of Sails" will take place in the water area between Dvortsovy, Birzhevoy and Troitsky bridges, which will end with a festive fireworks show.
The festival was established in 2009 - the year of anniversary of the Russian Seasons by Sergei Diaghilev in St. Petersburg - and has become one of the largest cultural events in Russia. Diaghilev Seasons give a fantastic opportunity to see the best modern ballet bands - the troupe of John Neumeier, the company of Angelin Preljocaj, the ballet of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia, the orchestra of the Perm Opera and Ballet Theater under the direction of Theodor Curentzis.
International Sand Sculpture Festival has become one of the brightest events of cultural life in summer Saint Petersburg. World-known sculptors from Petersburg, USA and Europe will set up their masterpieces on the beach of Peter and Paul Fortress.
The Imperial Restaurant is universally recognised as one of St. Petersburg's finest establishments. For a truly unique dining experience, guests can enjoy Mediterranean dishes with a hint of Sicilian flavour amongst a stylish, bright & spacious setting overlooking the Nevsky Prospect.
Do you dream to travel back in time? Antique furniture, dim lights, candles — all this creates an atmosphere of the old Petersburg end of XIX century and makes you feel in harmony and comfort. It is an ideal place for business meetings and for family recreation. Perfect choice of traditional russian vegetarian food, fish and seafood. Extensive wine and tea cards. And of course, The Idiot Restaurant has produced a special children's menu for younger guests.
Enjoy the ultimate experience in fine Indian dining in the very heart of Saint Petersburg by St. Isaac’s square. Visit Tandoor Indian Restaurant to engage in sensations you always thought were surreal and you are sure to love. Since 1994 we have been serving the guests with superb traditional Indian cuisine and have received number of culinary awards while doing so. Creative chefs have decades experience in home style Indian cooking and they share desire to give you a meal you will remember and come back for. Yes, everything and anything for anyone and everyone can be spruced together to satisfy your tasted buds — from a mild, soothing yogurt-based sauce to a curry that sears your tongue with its spices!
In the downtown, reviving traditions of St. Petersburg hospitality and traditional Russian dishes, there's a place where anyone can come, whether a student, a young poet, a pensioner, a respectable native of St. Petersburg, or the guest of our favorite city. The cosiness and the warm atmosphere, engravings with types of architectural monuments of St. Petersburg and known places of the cultural capital of Russia, help to forget about adversities and fatigue, and the magnificent dishes prepared by professionals of the business, pleasantly will surprise any guest.
Did you know that gastronomy was the second biggest passion of Nikolai Gogol after literature? But for Gogol project creators it’s the first one! Just a few steps from Nevsky prospect and you will get into a role of a gastronomic play. A hospitable apartment of a St. Petersburg writer of the middle of the 19th century, cooks and waiters are the scene and the characters of the play that is daily performed for you in Gogol restaurant. The menu is a breathtaking novel that offers you a wide choice of classic Russian dishes and the more sophisticated meals that used to please St. Petersburg literary Bohemia
Ivanoff House is a place which combines the generosity of the Russian soul and the best European tradition. Location on Nevsky Prospect has defined the concept of the restaurant: IVANOFF HOUSE reflects the ideas of the modern city, with its history and mix of styles, ideas and tastes.
Guests can find much-loved staples of Russian cuisine here: stuffed fish, cutlets, sterlet and home-made pastry and pickles. The menu in the city restaurant is more European, and the style is more understated, but our famous lamp-shades and other details will leave you in no doubt of the close relationship between the two Shaliapins. The unique location, close to the historical centre of the city but some distance away from noisy avenues with their traffic jams; convenient parking; spacious interiors decorated in calm, warm tones; wide variety of dishes and extensive wine list, representing French and Italian classics as well as the best of the New World – this is an incomplete list of the attractions of Shaliapin in the city.
Have you ever seen the show of singing waiters? In Sadko restaurant you will find not only traditional Russian menu, but also an interesting cultural program. The interior of Sadko combines Russian traditions and modern European style. People keen on theater and classical music lovers gladly come here before and after visiting the Mariinsky theatre to dine and continue the evening in a luxurious furnishing and a pleasant atmosphere.
"Russian fishing" is a leisure restaurant and a leisure complex for lovers to spend time outdoors and enjoy fresh fish! You can make your own catch: sturgeon, trout, sturgeon, eel mud and other fish valuable species. Assistants will offer you a choice of gear, baited, and, if necessary, will talk about some of the basic rules of the art of fishing. No catch is simply not possible! Experienced chefs will cook your catch in different ways to choose from: bloat, bake in foil and cooked on the grill grate. There are also oysters and seafood on the menu.
The original Italian-style restaurant, which combines a trattoria and a bakery. Only here, in a company of a perfect espresso, fresh pastries and Mediterranean flavors, the outside noise and bustle of the Bolshoi Prospekt would merely seem as decorations for a grand theatrical premiere, which is about to commence. The two-floor restaurant introduces all kinds of Italian flavors to its guests, as its menu includes traditional dishes from different regions, ingredients for which are supplied directly from leading Italian farms.
COCOCO is one of the best gourmet restaurants! The chef draws inspiration from old russian recipes and creates new concepts where familiar tastes are reborn in new textures, forms and combinations. Extensive wine list of restaurant will delight even a professional sommelier. Come and savour delicate dish from the restaurant COCOCO!
F. Dostoevsky restaurant presents the Renaissance of Russian Cuisine. The skill of the chef will not leave anyone indifferent: the alluring aroma and visual aesthetics - all of this blends perfectly in every dish. An assortment of fine wines will melt the heart of even the most whimsical sommelier. The warm colors in the design, unusual combinations of tastes and unforgettable festive atmosphere in the restaurant F. Dostoevsky is a classic of genuine Russian hospitality.
The most delicious, purely Russian cuisine is served at the Gzhel Restaurant, that is typical Russian and intriguingly old fashioned, yet never tedious. The Chef Vasiliy Malishev uses his own inimitable originality and hundreds of nineteenth-century recipes preparing old-world soups, wonderful salads and such rare main courses as baked sterlet-sturgeon and roast pork knuckle. Amazing choice of dishes distinguish this hotel. The dishes are prepared with a professional flair and deft hand resulting in remarkable lightness for Western European cookery. The restaurants interior reflects the dining rooms fashionable in the 19th century in Russias noble estates. And all dishes are served exclusively on fine Gzhel porcelainRussian blue-white delft.
The restaurant was opened in 2008 and has ever since been the only restaurant of Russian cuisine where you can taste the dishes from different historical periods and over 200 kinds of Russian vodka. The restaurant is a unique place where different historical eras meet to create a special ambience. In 2008 the restaurant was awarded the Golden Palm (National Foodservice Awards by Leaders Club International) for the best restaurant concept. The restaurant owner is a member of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs International Association of Gastronomy.
While talking about new decisions and amazing discoveries, try Arcobaleno restaurant. Arcobaleno means “rainbow” in English. The very essence of this cooking style is freshness, new combinations of ingredients, color and composition. So, you guessed right, this is not classic Europe food. The dishes on the menu are a unique mix of the culinary traditions of Russia, Baltic Region and some Mediterranean items. Arcobaleno is elegant, interesting and very tasty! Come and taste it yourself!
L’Europe restaurant at the eponymous hotel moves the visitor on three hundred years ago: columns, decorative panels, wall painting - all this adds a special cosiness and elegance of the interior. Live music accompanies the unrivalled culinary experience, making this one of the most cherished restaurants in Saint Petersburg. Come and enjoy an outstanding ballet show on Fridays, a Jazz in Saint Petersburg on Saturdays and the dulcet tones of Jazz Brunch on Sundays.
Percorso restaurant at Four Seasons is a complete journey through the culinary traditions of different Italian regions, from North to South. Percorso is a wonderful combination of incongruous things: exquisite luxury and vivacious democracy. The restaurant offers guests perhaps the city's best views of St. Isaac's Cathedral. Every detail, from the form of the halls to musical accompaniment, is designed for the convenience of guests – it is the main secret of the atmosphere Percorso.
Taleon restaurant is one of the few places in St. Petersburg where the guests can dine in historical 19th century palatial interiors. It was voted as ‘The best luxurious restaurant in St Petersburg’ three times. Guests appreciate the Taleon restaurant for its impeccable service, an extensive wine list, and a collection of rare brandies. Taleon is your first choice for fine dining in Saint Petersburg.
The interior decoration of the restaurant is regarded as a classic example of the Russian Empire style. Every room of the restaurant is full of antique forms and motifs, extant remains from the Classicism that was so popular during the reign of Louis XIV in France, gold finishing and decorations and furniture that was made of fine wood. A visit to restaurant “Russian Ampir” is a proper acquaintance with the cuisine of Russian aristocracy in the days of the imperial St. Petersburg. “Russian Ampir” cuisine rehearses the fancy of Imperial dinners by using gastronomic specialities. Many of recipes were recovered from the cookery book of the Imperial Winter Palace, among them were recipes of Stroganoff’s family.
The only steakhouse of the most famous restaurants of St. Petersburg group Ginza Project from the first day of its existence, confidently holds the position as one of the best meat restaurants in the city. The largest selection of juicy steaks excellent quality and variety of original sauces attracts connoisseurs and lovers of meat. A specific feature of the restaurant is its staff. These guys are not just professionals in the service sector, each of them has its own pronounced talent. Singers with magnificent voices, performing different songs depending on the time of day - from Whitney Houston singles to hit Grigory Leps; magicians capable of using the manual dexterity to charm any audience; and unexpected dance flash mobs of all the waiters. Imagine the guy who had just brought food and drinks at your table, suddenly struck all their vocal and dance abilities!
It is a high-end but unpretentious, extremely popular and elegant Italian restaurant just a few steps away from the world-famous Mukhina Arts College. Perhaps it is due to this territorial closeness, that the parlors of the restaurant have become quite popular among the renowned artists, who frequently choose them for exhibitions. An elegant an comfortable atmosphere, unaffected and without the least pretense, combined with superb cuisine and commendable service standards, those are the qualities that turn the customers of VOX, and among them some of the most distinguished guests into the restaurant’s regulars.
The young chef, who worked at the world famous London restaurant Nobu, has worked out a menu created specifically for the project MEAT HEAD. A selection of dishes is small, but each position is designed to trifles and perfectly combined with any other dish from the menu, that allows the visitor to make a thoughtful and balanced choices. The concept of the cuisine - refined simplicity. The main component of the menu - the meat of all regions of the world: New Zealand and Argentina. Preparing it in a coal furnace josper - closed grill. Special attention is given wine list. Selected wines are designed to be a worthy accompaniment to the dishes, as well as an indicator class.The restaurant interior is stylish, comfortable and strong at the same time. There is no artificiality. The interior and furniture used only natural materials - oak, brick, and natural cowhide.
Golden Cafe is a kosher restaurant located in the historical center of Saint Petersburg. Here in the comfortable and nice halls, viewing the menu with a delicious jewish cuisine you will have a pleasant lunch or dinner with close friends or business partners. Our cooks are always ready to make the meal you want. You will be delighted in the balance of the price and the quality in our cafe. You can’t help appreciating the taste of kosher meals here. If you have never tasted kosher food – you will have a perfect experience. If kosher food is a part of your life – come to Golden Cafe and try the delicious kosher meals you have ever imagined.
Italian cooking with the hallmark of our famous Italian head chef Fabrizio Fattuci is what makes Gusto. But that's not all. Gusto is an Italian restaurant in the heart of St Petersburg, which combines the classic and the cosy, style and simplicity, and of course friendly service - all rare signs of great taste. Here at Gusto, we also take special pride in our vinoteque. This is the biggest wine storage system in St Petersburg, allowing us to serve any wine on our list by the glass. Instead of ordering a full bottle, our guests are able to sample many different sorts of wine in 25ml servings. Another unique feature of Gusto is Apartment Number 2 - a private area for guests, where you can enjoy all the advantages of a top class home-style restaurant. It comprises two rooms - a dining area and a lounge with a television and soft sofas. It is the perfect place to celebrate a birthday, throw a family dinner party, or have a private meal with your business partners. Guests in the apartment are not limited on their food choice, being able to order any dish on the menu or make a personal request.
If your life lacks something special, and your soul needs something unusual, go straight to the Erivan Restaurant. There, in the cool halls, you will find genuine Armenian author's cuisine and absolutely tremendous interior - where only china, crystal and table silver (all tailored) are factory-made. Everything else, from noble oak furniture to napkin holders, is hand-made by Armenian craftsmen. Fenders, stained-glass windows, and candlesticks – everything carries a particle of the Armenian mountains and the Armenian sun.
Il Lago dei Cigni is contemporary Italian fine dining restaurant. Its project was specially developed by one of the best design studios in the world – HBA (Hirsch Bedner Associates). Il Lago dei Cigni interior impresses with both its elegance and simplicity. The main dining-hall is on the ground floor, seating 90 guests, with an outdoor veranda – while on the upper floor there is a summer terrace for 80 guests. Up to ten people can be seated at the largest table at Il Lago. The restaurant also has two VIP-rooms, each of which can sit 10 guests. For guests who enjoy dining al fresco, II Lago dei Cigni presents its stunning upstairs terrace and rooftop bar which benefit from a glass canopy in order to protect diners from the elements. Theres an entire section of the menu devoted to dishes made on the terraces wood-burning grill. The terrace provides the scenic countryside view.
It is the first Chinese restaurant of European origin in the history of St. Petersburg, opened under the Swiss franchise. Its prototype in Geneva is located in the elegant La Réserve hotel and for 15 years has ranked among the best European restaurants. The original design of St. Petersburg restaurant was created by a renowned New York bureau “Tihany”, and its gold, purple and black colors perfectly match both imperial style, the ancient Chinese and St. Petersburg ones. The menu is based on a Swiss prototype - restaurant Le Tsé Fung Genève. Like our Swiss colleagues, we take maximum efforts to offer you the best from the world of Chinese cuisine. Our team supervised by an experienced chef Chan Yiu So are not only is masterful in the ancient secrets of the Chinese cuisine, but also use the top-quality and freshest products from the best world suppliers for their materialization - whether they are producers of meat and fish or rare sauces and spices.
WELCOME TO A TRULY HUMAN AND SENSORY CULINARY EXPERIENCE! You are about to live an unbelievable experience: eating and drinking in the pitch darkness. If this idea seems to be a little strange at first, it is that by suppressing the dominant sense of the sight, we each enter a world where we are uncertain of our surroundings and experiences. With the help of our blind guides you are going to completely re-evaluate the notions of taste and smell through our gastronomic and pedagogical process.
The name of the restaurant is not accidental. The building warehouses in which it is located was built on the orders of Peter I to protect the goods from customs frequent floods. The interior is preserved historic brick walls and vaulted ceilings. Portraits and genre paintings, copies of customs documents, gramophone, typewriter and desk early twentieth century. "Old Customs House" welcomes guests with antiques, exclusive crockery and cutlery, live music, fine cuisine and first class service. Excellence in every detail is the basis of impeccable service and a sense of comfort that we create for all guests. Restaurant "Old Customs House" is an ideal place for both leisure and business meetings. Cozy nook for true gourmets. The chef masterfully combines traditional French cuisine with the fashion trends of the world of gastronomy, including molecular gastronomy. The staff speaka English, the menu is in English.
Popular restaurant for vegetarians, vegans and raw foodists. The ground floor is for those who want a snack in the rhythm of the big city, delicious breakfast or lunch, quickly and unexpensively. The second is for friendly get-togethers, meetings and spiritual conversations, where you can taste the delicious desserts and drinks, to participate in the cultural life of the cafe, read a book. Eco-interior, a creative menu with grechotto meatballs and green peas.
Pacman is a bright restaurant by Alena and Andrey Nezabudkin (restaurant group Laque Group), which is located in the heart of St. Petersburg. Focused on heritage, Konuyshennaya Square area is both a center of gastronomy and social life of St. Petersburg. Pacman with its elegant interior and varied cuisine harmoniously fits into the atmosphere of this corner of the northern capital, and receives visitors every day from noon.
Raw Food restaurant serves its dishes aesthetically. It belongs to the owner of the local Eco shop inside the eco-products and fitness RA Wellnesclub, located at the same address. The menu contains creative vegetarian dishes prepared without heat treatment, or at low temperatures.
ChaCha is a new project by creators of the well-known Georgian Rustaveli restaurants. Location of the new restaurant is impressive: you can see the most scenic stretch between Kazan Cathedral and Saviour on the Spilled Blood, major attractions, Griboyedov Canal, boats and Zinger House. Three consecutive halls with brick arches are extremely cozy: vivid plush chairs, lots of lampshades with a fringe on the ceiling, paintings of Georgian artists on the walls. The kitchen is open, so waiting for your order, you can watch the chefs work. In summer there is a hundred-meter outdoor terrace next to the restaurant, right on the canal embankment.
Restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere and emphasis on stewed dishes. Its interior resembles a wine cellar. Soft lighting and antique details add respectability to the atmosphere. The international menu has traditional Russian recipes and recipes from all over Europe. Almost every dish has at least one ingredient subjected to the procedure of longing. Incidentally, the heat treatment of this type can be attributed to the local cuisine.
"Stolle" chain is well known in St Petersburg: unobtrusive and comfortable interior in the style of the early XX century, friendly staff and always fresh, baked with the soul of traditional Russian recipes for pies. The comfortable interior makes it easy to relax and get away from the cares of the day. Its convenient location between Palace Square and St. Isaac's Square will help increase the strength of all those who love to walk around the historical sites of our city.
Legendary artists’ café in vaulted cellar. The Stray Dog Café was a meeting place for famous writers and poets during the early 20th century. The Acmeist poets (Nikolay Gumilyov, Mandelstam, Mikhail Kuzmin, etc.) gathered there to discuss theories of literature, give poetry readings, and perform theatre. Nowadays the cafe continues to serve as a popular venue for the Bohemia, i.e. artists, mucisians, poets and writers. Visitors can enjoy daily live music concerts, poetry evenings, performances and temporary exhibitions.
More than 100 sweets, cooked by the French pastry-cook Laurent Moreno, are represented in the confectionery Schastye what in russian means HAPPINESS. Biscuits, chocolates, candies and other sweets are originally packed: happiness can be shared, happiness can be gived to each other ... Beautiful, cozy, delicious, and the most important - it is always somewhere nearby.
Brynza restaurant’s unique menu offers the most popular, as well as the most exclusive dishes of modern European, Russian, Uzbek, Georgian, and Caucasian cuisine. You will have a unique opportunity to taste crispy chebureks with melting stuffing, warm salads, traditional beefstroganoff and a huge collecton of cakes.
Café Singer is one of those unique places in the city, which has a genuine Petersburg spirit and an old refined style. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual and the panoramic view of the main city prospect and Kazan Cathedral through the huge windows is spectacular. People like to just sit here and enjoy a cup of good coffee or a pot of freshly brewed tea. The service is discreetly efficient, and the music is laidback. The style is elegant and comfortable: distinctive Venetian green decorative plastering, cosy chairs upholstered in green leather, antique wooden cabinets, fine porcelain and old-world spreading palm trees. Petersburgers love Café Singer at all times of the day and all through the week – business lunch, meeting up after work, pre-theatre, and en famille at the weekends. For visitors, it’s a perfect place to take a break between museums and sightseeing.
Sladkoezhka Pastry Shop has been developing successfully since 1989. This is a unique chain of twelve enterprises, which are distinguished by unique foods, produced only from high quality natural products. The assortment of products is so rich that it can suit the taste of even the most choosy sweet tooth. The high-quality expensive equipment that we use in the chain allows us to produce high quality pastry every time. The rich selection of cakes, desserts, and pastries is complemented by high-quality drinks. The coffee is brewed with help of state-of-the-art technologies, which allows the customer to enjoy its taste and flavor fully.
Rasputin Cafe is a new place on the map of the city, where you can always try tasty and inexpensive meals, relax with friends and celebrate any festive occasion: banquet, wedding or birthday celebration at reasonable prices. Interior in the style of the times of Gregory Rasputin sends guests to the past, in imperial Russia of the end of the XIX - early XX century. Referring to the famous healing powers of Rasputin, the cafe recreates the installation of the flasks with various liqueurs, oils and herbs. All this creates an extraordinary atmosphere of royal hospitality. Menu of the «Rasputin» cafe includes dishes of Russian and European cuisine, combined with the author's improvisations on home cuisine, specially designed by thechef. Here you can enjoy the handmade dumplings, homemade sausages and traditional Russian pancakes.
POLÉT CAFÉ is ideally located in the historic center, just few steps away from Summer garden, Mikhailovsky castle and Fontanka river. The restaurant chef mixes different flavors and is constanly experimenting in the kitchen. The menu is set up according to the seasonal availability of ingredients. The atmosphere that surrounds guests is very important, that's why every object in POLÉT is special, whether it is a designer lighting, made to measure furniture, or paper which is used for menus. The whole thing is in small details because that's what makes us unique.
Together with a contemporary international menu, the elegant-primitive interior provides a refreshing change to the usual for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. At Botanika, the custom designed furniture, ambient music and a unique children’s room create an atmosphere of elegant relaxation for all age groups and provide beautiful vegetarian nouvelle cuisine for guests of all economic categories.
Founded in 2004 and located in the heart of St. Petersburg, Zoom operates as a café, library, info-point, and art gallery. Starting with breakfast and ending with late-evening offerings from the bar and desserts, Zoom features European and Russian cuisine that is fresh, healthy and affordable. The Zoom library keeps track of the latest trends in fiction, non-fiction, art/culture, periodicals, and children's books. The Zoom info-point posts schedules and information about what's new in cinema, music, art, and theater. In its monthly exhibits, the Zoom gallery showcases predominantly young contemporary artists working in painting, graphics, video, and photography. To celebrate the tenth anniversary, Zoom is revamping its image. With a new logo and a new website already up and running, the interior is next!
Restaurant Del Mar is located in the part of St. Petersburg, where the most beautiful buildings of monumental era, one of the busiest avenues of the city, near Gostiny Dvor. For many years, our experienced chefs are happy to perform for you on a daily basis many culinary victories and offer you the dishes of European, Mediterranean, Italian and Japanese cuisine as well as a wide selection of cocktails and hookahs. English menu
A small cafe on Furshtatskaya street offers an interior with homely comfort, in cream colors, ideal for a family holiday. In "Avsteriya" there are two rooms, one of them is smaller (12 seats), the other one is spacious (24 seats). Beige lampshades, cushions, curtains with floral ornaments, numerous shelves with groats in banks are the details that create a cozy atmosphere. One can enjoy European cuisine made from farm products, as well as fresh pastries in restaurant's bakery.
Tartarbar is a new place with a huge room, an open kitchen, a magnificent crystal chandelier, and male waiters dressed in beige overalls. Everything is carried out with attention to details - from wooden holders for napkins to designer painted portrait paintings. The Tartarbar section is assembled from a string of tartarus, tataki, carpaccio and ceviche.
Three large rooms are decorated in typical Italian style. Cuisine is simple, without frills and Michelin recipes. Here you will find a great choice of high-quality Italian pasta, pizza and delicious ice cream. The main advantage of this place is its positive atmosphere charged with energy!
Frida cafe is a perfect place for vegetarians and lovers of oriental cuisine. Сhefs from India are responsible for cooking traditional dishes here. The mood is sunny and beach-Indian. All the furniture is from India and Indonesia, and there are reproductions of Frida Kahlo's paintings on the walls. There is also a special section in the menu for those in a hurry: cooks will offer a delicious breakfast, three kinds of business lunches, sandwiches and burritos just in 5 minutes!
La Celletta cafe on Fontanka is the first cafe of the Italian brand La Celletta Piaceri Italiani in Russia. The most important thing in La Celletta Caffé is an authentic Italian cuisine, typical of the Marche region. LaCelletta Caffe is run by Chef Giorgio Siciliano and Cristian Girolomoni who came to St. Petersburg to create an original menu and maintain the quality of authentic Italian dishes.
Democratic and uninhibited party atmosphere, combined with the best dance music, elegant space design and numerous individual bars make METRO CLUB an awesome nightlife mecca. Three dance floors, located on the club's three floors, guarantee the right dance mood and the freedom to dance to your own style, while the huge number of visitors makes getting to know new people easy and fun! On any day of the week, METRO CLUB guests can expect a comfortable and safe evening out. METRO CLUB features secure parking, a large cloakroom, an ATM, and a separate VIP-entrance for those holding club cards and interested in gaining admittance to the club without waiting in line.
Deep black color in the interior, which was created by one of the best designers of the two capitals Alex Haas, and neon projection of oil tanks on the walls evoke associations with the "black gold", and infinitely long bar reminds you the classic cocktail bars in Europe, where pleasant and rich people spent their time. Barrel – is a combination of low-key luxury, expensive minimalism and democratic style at the same time and in everything: design, cuisine and atmosphere. For those who are a burdened and fettered by prim atmosphere of restaurants, and not accustomed to chat under the pulsating decibels in clubs, Barrel – is the best choice to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of the day, allowing himself to just enjoy life. Chef Vadim Ivanov offers a wide variety of European and Mediterranean cuisine for this. Barrel’s pride is the original wine carte, made with the ideal combination of dishes from the menu and the requirements of the most sophisticated wine gourmet. Special accent Barrel makes on cocktails - an indispensable attribute of all today’s bars. A offered snacks from the tapas-menu will be a perfect accompaniment to a glass of wine or a cocktail. Multiple formats organically combine in Barrel. For someone Barrel – is a cozy cocktail bar, where cocktails are prepared exclusively from original recipes of the authors, which are famous in all the capital cities of the world. You will be pleasantly surprised when you discover a totally different, new taste of a long known drink and with joyful anticipation you will expect meeting with the new cocktails. As for ingredients here we use a wide selection of fresh herbs, fruits, vegetables, honey and even exotic spices.
The Coyote Ugly Saloon differs considerably from most of its kind. The specific character of the Coyote Ugly is felt in every detail! In the first place, it’s a pure American pub! Here you can forget about bombast and glamour! It is the right place for sarcastic humour and lust for entertainment! The interior of the Coyote Ugly in St. Petersburg was completely designed and implemented by ART Studio Design & Construction. The best traditions of American saloons were embodied here – abundance of wood and metal, leather sofas, genuine American decor (car number plates, posters), motorbikes, saloon doors, fierce coyote on the shop roof, bright signboards and, certainly, back counters and stands of impressive sizes packed with spirits!
PMI bar is a unique place with brutal-style arched space, wine racks and prolongated bar zone. Coctails have been designed by the bar manager Sam Konyakhin. Drinks are based on classical recipes with addition of exotic ingredients and herbs liqueur. Creative tapas menu, actual music, exhibitions.
The Bar Raskolnikov is a nice place for finishing the eventful and full of impressions day in Saint-Petersburg. The elegant atmosphere of this place, the bird’s-eye picturesque panoramic view to the historical centre of the city – Raskolnikov bar is a really superior place either to make a friendly party or to behold a sunset against the background of gilded domes of the cathedral. Delicious snacks and hot meals would satisfy the most demanding gourmet taste, and the varied wine list does let you have a drink to your taste. The separated panoramic-viewed hall for 15 persons offers you to organize any event for your colleagues or friends. Raskolnikov Bar is located on the 7th floor of the hotel and works for you 24 Hours.
Do you like jazz? Come. Don’t like? Still come. «Red Fox» is for those who likes it hot. Excellent live music. Nice people. What more is necessary for happiness? 20s of the 20 century in America went down in history as «roaring twenties». When the best music was jazz, such dances as «Charleston», «Lindy hawk », «Swing» were famous in America. Drinking alcohol young people danced wildly to the sounds of jazz. «Jazz is what we are and our best hours». «Red Fox» was established in 2001. It was named in honor of the trumpeter Henry «Red» Allen. There are two halls (smoking and not smoking) in the caf?. There is live music performed by various groups and artists, both Russian and foreign, every day. Besides music, the cafe can offer you tasty meals (because an excellent Russian-European cuisine was formed over years) and, of course, there is a great variety of drinks. Prices are very democratic, which pleases our guests… If the soft-rapturous, tart with coffee tint jazz tunes don’t leave you indifferent, if the sounds of the saxophone and piano touch the invisible chord in your heart, now you are at the right place. For true fans and those who just realized his spiritual closeness to this style can spend a short tour of the centuries-old history of jazz music, meeting with people who have left their mark on this «field». Everyone knows Frank Sinatra, Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and Charlie Parker. You can find interesting stories from biographies of them and about many other jazz artists in the online representation of the jazz caf? «Red Fox». If you want to know more about ground-bit, spiritual, two-bit or jam you can easily find an information here. Club «Red Fox» offers a fascinating collection of information on the jazz theme with unique stories about artists and events for all, whose life is floating under the spiritual motives of music. Club «Red Fox» offers a fascinating collection of information on the jazz theme with unique stories about artists and events for all, whose life is floating under the spiritual motives of music.
Nowadays SKAZKA (Faity tale) lives in the very heart of Saint Petersburg. The night club offers an atmosphere of joy which happens to be so rare at present. Every meter of the club is filled with pure fun sparkling like an icy champagne. The best musicians and DJs perform here.
The Kosmonavt club combines all formats of the entertainment industry and concentrates the best creative resources in one space. It is a new segment in the night life of St. Petersburg, which is characterized by a convenient location in the central area of the city, the attention of the staff to customer service and the modern technical component. Many musicians were on stage of the Kosmonavt Club: "Picnic", Alina Orlova, "Alice", Petr Mamonov, "Bravo" and others. In addition to concerts the club organizes presentations, exhibitions and other events of different scales.
JAMES COOK embodies the best traditions of English pubs, neat interiors with comfortable sofas for large companies, brick arches combine with dark wood. Here you will find a large selection of the best Beers from England, Belgium, the Czech Republic and Germany, as well as the many varieties of single malt and blended whisky. An individual cocktail menu has more than 100 names. JAMES COOK is quickly becoming a favorite for everyone.
Santa Barbara changed the traditional approach to the design of club space: every guest will feel comfortable regardless of the location: whether it is a dance floor (there are three of them to choose); exclusive terrace where you can enjoy the skyline of the central part of the city; guest sits, the usual idea of which has been changed – regardless of the location, each guest will be in the epicenter of events in the center of attention. Santa Barbara lay emphasis on the long lost "club atmosphere": learning from the American experience, the club has taken care of giving the guests a chance to communicate with one another. Is that not a reason why they came there? The seats in the club are put in a smart way to let groups of friends spend time in maximum comfort. This is the principle according which Santa Barbara will work.
BARSLONA has the atmosphere of traditional Spanish tapas bars, with all their powerful charisma. Coming to this bar, remember two things: "everything that happens in BARSLONA remains in BARSLONA" and "all that you have said to the bartender or waiter, will be used in your favor and bring you happiness".
Twilight, wooden tables and chairs, brick walls, low ceiling arches and the Beatles, photos, and album covers. And there is a whole wall, filled with images of stars, made here in the "Liverpool". "Smokey", "Nazareth", "Status Quo", "Rammstein", "Dolphin", Maxim Leonids, "CHajf", Zemfira, "Bi-2", Andrei Makarevich, and another fifty star names adorn the list of honorary guests of the club.
Gostiny Dvor (on Nevsky Prospect) is an 18th-century merchants’ arcade beautifully restored and packed with boutiques. Bolshoy Gostiny Dvor is not only a shopping mall but also a monument of history and architecture of the XVIII century. The architect is Jean-Baptiste Vallin de la Mothe. Located in the historic center of St. Petersburg, is the block between Nevsky Prospekt (house number 35), Sadovaya Street, Lomonosova street and Perinnaya Line.
Passage, located just in front of Gostiny Dvor, is an atmospheric 19th-century shopping arcade. Passage today is not only a part of St.Petersburg's historical heritage, but also a prosperous contemporary business enterprise. More than 10,000 customers visit Passage daily, and during the holiday season, the customers flow triples. Currently, Joint-Stock Company "Passage" is the largest center of boutique trade with an established professional team of likeminded people who value traditions and the reputation of the firm. Customer service has been steadily growing, collections are updated, and product lines of goods are expanding.
DLT is a luxure department store offering clothes and accessories of the world-known brands. VIP-services of the stylists and beauticians are available here. The land upon which DLT stands was originally developed in the 18th century and belonged to Artemy Volynsky, a major statesman Peter the Great's era. The building is designed in Modern and Neoclassic styles being a real masterpiece of architecture.
Yeliseyevsky is a must-see food emporium, glittering with chandeliers and Art Nouveau. Eliseev Store situated right on the Nevsky Prospekt is definately the most beautiful grocery store you have ever seen. There are many expensive delicacies, but the store is worth seeing. It was built in the beginning of the 20th century in Art Deco style for wealthy merchants, Eliseev brothers. Eliseevsky Store is really famous in Russia and many citizens and tourists buy something there to remember Saint Petersburg in spite of the high prices.
The historic building Singer house, located in the corner of Nevsky Prospect and Canal Griboyedova, known to all citizens of St Petersburg and many guests of the city as the house of the book - the famous bookstore, one of the centers of cultural and intellectual life of the city.
Sennaya shopping and entertainment center has been one of the most favourite malls among Petersburgers and tourists for over 10 years. More than 100 shops and boutiques for the whole family are located in three-storey building. Everyone can find the item they are looking for: clothes, footwear, presents, accessories, and home appliances.
BABOCHKA company has been a part of the luxury goods market since 1988. This very year the company opened its first private boutique in Saint Petersburg. Consequently, the number of BABOCHKA boutiques has increased and at the moment it is a chain that represents more than 100 Italian, French, American and English brands. Not only the company currently owns the exclusivity to represent numerous well-known fashion houses, but also has eight monobrand boutiques and shop-in-shop stores of the leading world brands — Armani Collezioni, Brioni, Emporio Armani, Ermenegildo Zegna, Fendi, Lanvin, Loro Piana and Valentino. Huge spaces in the historical centre of the city, world-known brands of fashion clothing, shoe wear and accessories, variety of women and men collections — that is today's BABOCHKA. In addition to existing boutiques, at the end of October 2012 a new concept-store was opened on the most important street in the heart of St. Petersburg, Nevsky Prospect. The space is above 2000 sq m and it is developed on two floors: on the ground floor there are the monobrand stores of Chanel and Fendi separated by the Art Gallery while on the second floor a big multibrand store for man and lady presenting top level fashion brands and several different categories of products including books, gadgets, toys, fragnances etc.
Grand Palace Boutiques Gallery combines brevity of the modern European style, individuality of the leading fashion houses and long-standing traditions of historic Petersburg. Clothing brands, footwear, accessories, jewellry, interior design items, restaurants and beauty salons strive to meet preferences of the most sophisticated customers.
H&M offers collections that are wide-ranging and varied for women, men, teenagers and children. To us, design, quality and sustainability are not a question of price: we should always offer inspiring fashion with unbeatable value for money. Quality is a central topic, from initial idea to final product. It is our aim to always exceed our customers’ expectations on quality. An important element of our strong offering is that H&M should be the more sustainable choice. Considerable resources are devoted to increasing sustainability.
Admiral Shopping and Leisure Center has a number of undeniable advantages. Firstly, it is located in the city centre within the walking distance from the key sightseeing places. Secondly, the main business centres, governmental instituations, hotels and universities can be found in ithe vicinity. Thirdly, the building is designed in the best traditions of architecture art.
The architecture of the Village is inspired by classics of the European and Russian styles. It's an open-air shopping destination with picturesque squares and cozy streets. At Outlet Village Pulkovo, luxury, premium, casual, home ware and sports brands will offer their previos season collections with discounts from 30% to 70% during all year. Free car park, outdoor and indoor kids playgrounds, restaurants and cafes - pleasant enchancements for all shopping and fashion lovers.
Souvenir Boutique is the largest network of souvenir stores in St. Petersburg, which has been helping guests of the city to get memorable gifts for themselves and their relatives for more than 15 years. The stores are located in the most convenient parts of the city — near the main sights of the historic center, in hotels and in Marine Passenger Terminals.
Leto Shopping and entertainment centre has a special atmosphere of leisure in the south of St. Petersburg. More than 170 stores are located on the two floors of the complex: Auchan hypermarket, Media Markt hypermmarket of electronic goods, a Luxor cinema, Decathlon hypermarket with sports goods, a spacious food court, an open skating rink. All the latest fashion brands are presented here. Leto also offers bright and unusual experiences. Almost every month there are events that can surprise both adults and kids.
Raduga is a shopping center and combines more than 150 shops, cafes, restaurants and entertainment venues under one roof. The mall features Auchan hypermarket, repair store, OBI household hypermarket, Cinema Park with a bowling alley, karaoke rooms, a children's playground and a 14-screen cinema with the IMax room, MediaMarkt hypermarket, Sportmaster and numerous fashion boutiques.
This ultra-modern shopping mall offers a great variety of brand shops, restaurants, a large children's entertainment center, a Formula Kino multiplex cinema, sports fields, a food court and a terrace with views of the Gulf of Finland. Piterlend will surprise you with its interiors and design solutions. Comfortable atmosphere adjusts to rest and enjoyment. You can find leading brands on the first three floors: H & M, MANGO, Calvin Klein, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste, Cacharel, US Polo, MAC and many others. Recent trends from around the world have been assembled here for you!
In 2006 the first museum of microminiature art in Russia "Russian Levsha" was founded by the International Craft Guild of Masters in Saint Petersburg. Levsha is a hero of a Russian folktale. The story about a peasant named Levsha who was able to shoe a dancing flea nowdays is the part of Russian culture and gifted artisans proudly call themselves "Levsha's". Museum of the Guild in Saint Petersburg shows the finest examples of modern miniature craftsmanship. All exhibits of the unique collection are smaller than 1 mm. Microminiature is a rare and fascinating art. It's hardly possible to number more than ten artists who have devoted themselves to this captivating work that requires genuine skill, accuracy and great patience.The author Vladimir Aniskin (Novosibirsk) uses different trades of art and craft, such as blacksmithing, foundry, manufacturing glass, handling birch bark, jeweler's art. It is possible to see the classic of microminiature: the shoed flea, the camels in an eye of a needle, the text of 2 typing pages on a poppy seed, the rose, painted on a cut of horsehair etc. Visitors can look at the details of the exhibits through the glass of magnifier or microscope. Today the exposition of miniatures is supplemented by new amazing works of modern "Levsha's" – Russian smiths. Russian Levsha is the museum that shows the roots of Russian art and tells a story about artisans, capable to amaze the world.
The Art of Fan Museum houses over 300 exponents from almost every corner of the world, the oldest of which dates back to 17th century. Fans of the collection originate from China, Japan, Korea, France, England, Italy, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia, and even Brazil. The Museum occupies a section of ceremonial rooms designed in the Russian Empire style in the Louis Sixteenth building.
The museum offers a huge collection of dolls, lead soldiers, traditional folk toys, designer toys, making it possible to learn plenty about traditional ceremonies, festivals and costumes of the Slavs. Guests have an opportunity to come across characters from fairytales and puppet dolls. Besides the permanent exhibition, the museum organizes temporary exhibitions of dolls. Workhops on how to create a hand-made doll are regularly held in the museum.
The exhibitions of Museum Complex 'The Universe of Water' are placed in the Water Tower and the building of the former reservoir of the Main Water Works. The museum complex is very easy to find: It is situated opposite Tavrichesky Palace. Besides, the Water Tower that has become the symbol of Vodokanal in Saint-Petersburg can be seen from the distance. Museum complex specialists have developed more than ten interactive programs, intended for children of different ages – from preschool children to teenagers. Family thematic interactive programs are regularly held, as well as programs dedicated to different holidays and events.
Loft Project ETAGI is not only a cultural center, but a pioneer in loft design and one of the largest exhibition spaces in Saint Petersburg. Since 2007, the center occupies the building of a former bakery at Ligovsky, 74. The center currently consists of two modern art galleries, several exhibition areas, the Green Room café, LOCATION Hostel with 3 Design rooms and a rooftop area with a stunning view of the city, all occupying an area of 3000 square meters. Contemporary expositions in Loft Project ETAGI make up a part of the diverse program, which also consists of lectures and discussions on art and design, film screenings, theatrical performances, as well as classes on curating and various workshops for children.
Fabergé Museum in St. Petersburg was founded to preserve, study, and promote Russia's cultural heritage as well as to develop the city's extensive network of museums. The museum's collection contains the world's largest collection of works by Carl Fabergé, including nine of the famous Imperial Easter Eggs, regarded not only as the finest jeweled works of art, but also as unique historical artifacts. The museum's collection also includes decorative and applied works made by the Russian masters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The museum is located in the Shuvalov Palace on the Fontanka River - one of the most beautiful palaces in St. Petersburg.
The Petrodvorets Watch Factory «Raketa», Russia’s oldest factory, was founded by Peter the Great in 1721. The Factory is producing watches under the brand “Pobeda” (Victory) since the End of World War II. In 1961 the brand “Raketa” was launched in honor of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The reorganization of the factory started in 2009 with the help of Russian and Swiss engineers. Today the Petrodvorets Watch Factory is still located in its historical building. In 2012 an ex-Rolex production director, Jean-Claude Quenet joined the team. In 2014 Raketa launched its new movement “Raketa Avtomat”, one of the most reliable movements in the world.
The Freud Museum of Dreams explores the world of dreams, Freud's theories, and his passion for art and ancient artifacts. The items on display cover ideas of psychoanalysis through images and installations. Visual elements are presented on the museum's walls, floor, ceilings and surfaces.
Botanical Garden is one of the oldest Botanical Gardens in the country. The Garden was founded in 1714 by Peter the Great. It was meant to be a center for gardening research focused mainly on growing medicinal herbs. Today, thte Garden displays plants from Russia as well as a large collection of tropical and sub-tropical plants that are kept in the greenhouses. Guests can find here fern, Chinese and Japanese plants, palms, bamboo, conifers, orchids, giant water-lilies, and other plants.
Pushkinskaya-10 art centre is a unique commune of free artists that exist for over a quarter of a century. The visitors of the art center can discover contemporary art as well as buy paintings, graphics, books, catalogues, music and also get informed about the history of St. Petersburg underground. The Studio of visual arts gives drawing classes. The art center carries out exhibition, concert and educational activities, presenting a wide range of contemporary art. Many galleries, concert venues, clubs as well as 40 studios of artists and musicians are located here. The art center provides artists and musicians from other cities a possibility to participate in art exhibitions and concerts, organizes cultural exchange projects with international partners.
You dream of a pet but cannot have it? Or, on the contrary, you own a personal pride of cats? Are you’re a real CAT person? Are you interested in any events connected with pets and are eager to join the friendly society of cat fanciers? Would you like to know more about proper animal management and keep up with new trends and technologies for pets? If you can say yes to any of the questions, you are extremely welcome! Cat Republic is ready to open its borders for You! “Cat Republic” is a division of Cat Museum, representing it in the center of Saint-Petersburg (the “headquarters” are situated in the Vsevolojsk town next to Saint-Petersburg). “Cat Republic” has its own exhibition different from the collection of Cat Museum. It is an outstanding place, which combines exhibition hall, art café, library and a room full of cats (so full – there’s no place to swing them!). Moreover, it is a good alternative for a cat shelter helping cats find the right Human. You can adopt one of the residents of Cat Republic or contribute to the improvement of life of homeless animals.
Malaya Sadovaya Street is a pedestrian street with a few cafes, terraces, and a fountain in the city centre. It is notable for the numerous installations, concerts and performances that take place here. Guests can find two metal sculptures of cats named Yelisay and Vasilisa and a sculpture of a photographer with a bulldog.
Piskaryovsky Memorial Cemetery is world famous, national monument of the history of the World War II, museum of the feat of Leningrad, school for teaching patriotism and love towards motherland.There are 186 common graves in the Piskaryovskoye cemetery, in which 420 thousands of inhabitants of the city, who died from hunger, bombing and shelling 70 thousands of soldiers, defenders of Leningrad are buried. May 9, 1960 on the fifteenth anniversary of the Victory Day, Piskaryovskoye memorial cemetery was solemnly open.
Arts Square is one of the masterpieces by the Italian architect Carlo Rossi in St. Petersburg. It is designed in the Classissism style meaning that all the buildings on the square have a similar design and form a harmonious architectural ensemble. Arts Square features a cluster of museums, theaters and concert halls. Among them arу The Russian Museum, The Ethnographic Museum, The Maly Opera and Ballet Theater, The Large Concert Hall of the St. Petersburg Philarmonia.
State complex “The National Congress Palace” is located on the picturesque coast of the Gulf of Finland, far from the city vanity, in the green space of St. Petersburg. “The National Congress Palace” combines the functions of the state residence, historical and cultural reserve and the business centre. It is opened for carrying out various actions: scientific and political forums, corporate meetings, exhibitions and presentations. Konstantin palace is the Dominating structure of the complex. It is the former residence of grand dukes of the House of Romanovs and the revived monument of the Russian architecture of the XVIII-th century. Today within the palace expositions Russian painting, decorative and applied arts of XVIII-XX centuries including the world-famous collection of M. Rostropovich and G. Vishnevskaya are widely presented. At the grottos of Konstantin Palace wine cellars with one of the greatest collection of elite wines in the world are placed. The palace is surrounded by the park, extending to the coast of the Gulf of Finland.
The museum aims to influence visitors through paintings, installations and video art, immersing everyone in a certain emotional state. The space is divided into separate zones, combined with special corridors. Each zone represents a certain emotion, and the corridor implies the transition from one emotion to another. It takes a whole lifetime to feel emotions that you can experience here in an hour.
Five Corners is an intersection of Zagorodny Avenue, Razyezzhaya street, Lomonosov street and Rubinstein street. It is one of the country's most famous intersections. Who did not mention it in verses, songs and prose - from Dostoevsky to Vysotsky. It is generally recognized that the Five Corners possess a powerful energy and the intersection of famous streets has attracted attention of many people. To feel the atmosphere of the Five corners, to feel detached from time and lost in different eras visit this crossroads yourself.
Divo Ostrov Amusement park in St. Petersburg is one of the largest amusement parks in Russia. The famous high-altitude rides offer a view at the astounding panorama of the beautiful city. For thrill-seekers extreme rides are presented in the park. Some of them are in the top 10 of the best attractions in the world. In the Divo Ostrov each adult receives a ticket to his childhood, and each child is in the world of his dreams which suddenly come true.
MazaPark is a real amusement park. With the largest selection of rides and slot machines in the city, you can play everything without time limit until the morning. The entire park is built of play areas and sports fields: laser tag, bowling, tennis, billiards, Segway, race track, roller skating. There are festivals, children's events, skating lessons, master classes from school dances and even karaoke battles.
Piterland is not only a water park but also a place where you can escape the bustle of the city in summer, which lasts the whole year around. There is entertainment for adults and children: a set of slides, pools and a jacuzzi, different types of saunas. The beautiful design, a large ship in the middle of the park and a great view of the bay through the huge dome - you'll have lots of fun there!
Planetarium 1 has the biggest projection dome in the world — 37 meters in diameter. It is a new cultural object in the "Northern Capital" of Russia, which is the center of concentration of tourists from all over the world. The total area (4000 m2) includes the star hall, the museum of space exibits, VR interactive rooms, educational area and prototyping laboratory. The equipment of the main hall contains 40 powerfull beamers connected into one system, 50kW of surround sound and interactive tables with multi-touch controlers, which give the oportunity to control the dome with starry sky.
Airport Pulkovo Saint Petersburg is the third busiest airport in Russia after Moscow’s Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo airports. It is located 23 kilometers away from the central Palace Square of the city. City bus number 39 and 39A run between the nearest Moskovskaya metro station and the airport. You can also take advantage of taxi or your personal car. Airport code of LED1 derives from the city’s previous name under USSR — Leningrad.
The St.Petersburg metro has fives lines. Buy a token (45 RBL) or card for multiple journeys. No matter how far you ride you will always be paying the same fare. Time and distance covered will be unlimited. Buses and trolleybuses are slow (40 RBL, tickets on board), while marshrutkas (mini buses) dash around, stop at passengers’ request, and cover countless routes. Fares 40 RBL. The Metro and buses operate from 05.45 to 24.00 marshrutkas from 07.00 to 22.00. Long distance and suburban trains depart from five major railway stations. A summer hydrofoil service to Petrodvorets (Peterhof) leaves from the Hermitage jetty. There are also 5 night bus routes that duplicate metro lines and work from 0:00 till 6:00 on weekends.
If you want to take a taxi, you will need to call a reputable taxy company. You will need to give the operator a phone number that you can be contacted on. Although it is possible to take a car in the street, but it is not advisable unless you have good Russian and a reasonable knowledge of the city. Apart from the obvious safety risks of getting into a stranger's car, the majority of "gypsy cab" drivers are now recent immigrants from Central Asia and the Caucasus who do not necessarily know the topography of St. Petersburg and rarely have GPS. A yellow sign or light on the roof of a car does not mean that it is an official taxi, whatever the driver may tell you. Taxi companies: - Taxovichkof +7 812 333 00 00 www.taxovichkof.com/ - Petersburg taxi 8 800 550 0 068 www.taxi068.ru/ - 6 million taxi +7 812 6-000-000 www.6-000-000.ru/ - Semerochka +7 812 777 77 70 www.taxi7777770.ru
The Central Post Office is located in a historic yellow building one block away from St Isaac's Cathedral. It enables visitors to transfer money; buy stamps, cards and envelopes; wrap and pack packages and parcels; send telegrams; make phone calls, and use photocopier. There are additional post offices in the city centre: 18 Sadovaya Street 13 Sennaya Square 70 Fontanki Embankment 9 Kazanskaya Street 14 Stremyannaya Street
Saint Petersburg pfarmacy chain stores can be easily found near metro stations as wel as inside huge shopping malls and hypermarkets. They offer a diverse assortment of high-quality medicines, biological additives, beauty remedies, oral care products, items for kids (nutrition, cosmetic goods, diapers), medical equipment. Regular business hours for pharmacies are 09.00-18.00. But many of them are open 24 h. Pfarmacy chains: Pervaya Pomosch Ozerki Nevis Farmakor Peterburgskie Apteki Fialka Raduga 36.6
International dialing code of Saint Petersburg is +7 812 To save your money it is better to buy a local sim-card for economic mobile connection. Sim-card outlets: Megafon - 32-34 Nevsky prospekt; 18 Nab. Kanala Griboedova, 10 Karavannaya ulitsa MTS - 32 Nevsky prospekt; 76 Nevsky prospekt, 8 Italyanskaya ulitsa Beeline - 2 Malaya Morskaya ulitsa, 18 Nab. Kanala Griboedova