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    People of Saint Petersburg. Who are they?

    Is it generally easy to differentiate a local from a city guest or recent resident? Can not speak for Russia as a whole, but can definitely share with you some insights on the population of Saint Petersburg. Actually, it is quite a popular question among travellers: “What is a typical...
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    Private guided tours / visa free to Saint Petersburg

    February is a perfect time to start planning your summer vacation, if you haven’t done it yet. Firstly, you will get your tickets cheaper. Secondly, there are many more accommodation options when you plan a trip in advance, especially when speaking about such popular travel destinations as Saint...
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    Accommodation in St Petersburg Russia

    Saint Petersburg offers a wide range of accommodation options for its guests all around the city. Among the most popular places are, of course, hotels and hostels. There are also B&B options, mini-hotels, apartments. The choice definitely depends on one’s budget and preferences. But, in fact, if...
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    Winter activities in Saint Petersburg

    There are so many things to enjoy in Saint Petersburg in every season of the year! As for winter, you can enjoy the sightseeing as usual. The queues are much shorter than in summer. There are various museums, palaces and cathedrals to view. For instance, the State Hermitage Museum, St Isaac’s...
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    Interesting facts about Saint Petersburg

    Let’s see if you know much about the Northern capital of Russia - Saint Petersburg. Apart from some historical facts that the city was founded by the Emperor Peter the Great in 1703 in the place, known currently as the Peter and Paul Fortress; there are many more details that might be...
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    Travelling to St Petersburg on a budget

    How to enjoy a trip to Saint Petersburg and save money? This article is just about it. First thing first. Book your tickets in advance. Many airlines and train commuters offer tickets several months before the actual trip. So if you have a real intention to explore the Northern capital of...
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    Is Russia safe for tourists?

    The safety question is definitely one of the most popular ones when it comes to travelling to Russia. People from all over the world do not feel so secure about coming to this beautiful country, particularly to its capital Moscow and St Petersburg. Millions of tourists visit two cities every...
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