St. Petersburg to Paris

St. Petersburg to Paris
St. Petersburg extends its condolences to Paris after Notre Dame fire: people brought flowers and photos to Institut français, the Hermitage Museum lowered its flag, a street artist portrayed the cathedral on a city's wall.   If you still feel low about the future of Notre Dame, please, don't. The history knows many examples of brilliant reconstruction works completed after destructions. For ...
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Peterhof fountains will start working on April 27!

Peterhof fountains will start working on April 27!
Great news: Peterhof fountains will start working on April 27!  You can visit Peterhof before this date as well, by booking Peterhof tour on our site:  https://www.stpeteprivatetours.com/tours/peterhoftour/ To make this tour even more remarkable there's an option of coming back by hydrofoil! If you like the idea, please email to [email protected] before the tour. 
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Non-Russian movies shot in St. Petersburg, pt.3: the 00s

Non-Russian movies shot in St. Petersburg, pt.3: the 00s
1.       Russian Dolls (Les poupées russes, France-UK, 2005) No, it has nothing in common with Netflix’s series! The title comes from an analogy offered by the film’s protagonist (Romain Duris), saying that all the girls he ever dated are “a bunch of Russian dolls”, so he wonders who’ll be the last. A French is moving from Paris to London and to St. Petersburg to find his love. The last part of th...
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Non-Russian movies shot in St. Petersburg, pt.2: the 90s

Non-Russian movies shot in St. Petersburg, pt.2: the 90s
1.       GoldenEye (UK-USA, 1995) Pierce Brosnan in a Russian T-54 tank hurtles through the streets of St. Petersburg, crashing everything on his way. Did this really happen? Of course not. In this scene, the footage where you can see Brosnan and all kind of architectural destruction (buildings, a statue) was shot in the studio at Leavesden, England. But when the tank passes by the columns of St. ...
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Non-Russian movies shot in St. Petersburg, pt.1: the Soviet time

Non-Russian movies shot in St. Petersburg, pt.1: the Soviet time
Three films, four Oscar-winning actors. Have you seen them? Check it out! 1.       Unbelievable Adventures of Italians in Russia ( Una matta, matta, matta corsa in Russia , Italy-USSR, 1974) Wanna get closer with a Russian person? Say that you’ve watched this film (only if you really have!) It’s a popular adventurous comedy with chases, stunts, explosions, jokes and a little romance. A group of It...
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Palace Bridge turned red!

Palace Bridge turned red!
It’s been 5 years that Chinese New Year is celebrated in St. Petersburg. On this occasion, every year during the Chinese holidays the Palace bridge illumination turns red! This time it will be lightened red until 19 February.   You can see this bridge on our walking and driving tours . It may seem clear that the bridge is called so as is stands close to a palace, but did you know that the pal...
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tourstpetersburg

tourstpetersburg
Just one of the magnificent views to take in on your 'must sees' #walkingtour of #saintpetersburg #spb. Alexander's column in the #winterpalace 's square. #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #Russia #instatravel #travelling #tourism
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tourstpetersburg
Hey, 🗺️!In #saintpetersburg there's a lot of magnificent churches such as st. Isaac's #cathedral. Our guides will tell you everything about its #interior.💫 You can visit this church during our must-see's tour 💫#instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #petersburg #Orthodox #church #iconostasis #russianorthodox #tourism #guide
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tourstpetersburg
💫 Hey! 💫 Another #church you can visit during the walking #tour is the church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.✔️ Easy booking online ✔️ #saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #Orthodox #russianorthodox #mosaic
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Spring is coming soon, that means that private boat tour is coming back 😊 Saint-Petersburg, also known as the Northern Venice is waiting for you 🌊#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #spring #river #canal #boattour #church #russianorthodox #Bridge
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tourstpetersburg
💫Hey 💫Nevsky Avenue is the main street of Saint-Petersburg. There are located most of the shops, restaurants and sights.Our guides will gladly tell you about every building of this main hub of the city 😊#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #spring #spbgram #Nevsky #nevskyprospect
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tourstpetersburg

tourstpetersburg
💫Anichkov Bridge💫 is one of the most famous and oldest bridges in Saint-Petersburg.✔️You can see this bridge and learn its history during our must-see's tour👉 Easy booking online#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #spring #March #spbgram #Nevsky #anichkovbridge #horse #sculpture #architecture #n...
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tourstpetersburg
Hello, hello 👋Interested in visiting St.Petersburg? Then our St.Petersburg Must Sees tour is for you! 🔶 See the most famous sights of St. Petersburg in one day walking tour: 📷 take a walk along the busy Nevsky Prospekt and enjoy the view on it from a rooftop;🧐 compare Kazan Cathedral with St.Peter's Basilica in Vatican;🍰 smell the delicacies in Eliseevsky Store;😍 admire the beauty of the Church on...
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tourstpetersburg
Hello everyone! 👋 ❓Want to learn about awesome things you can add to your St.Petersburg Must Sees tour? ✅ Here they are: 🔷 A 2-hour tour inside the Hermitage Museum with skip-the-line tickets! 🎟 See the lavish interiors of the Winter Palace 🏰 and the core art pieces of the Hermitage collection being graciously led through the crowds by our guide. We will make sure ☝ you don’t miss any ‘hidden gems...
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Hey! This year Peterhof fountains ⛲ will start working on April, 2️⃣7️⃣You can visit Peterhof before this date as well.➡️ Easy booking online, link in bio...#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #Summer #spbgram #spblive #spbcam #spb_guide #travel #travelspb #aroundtheworld #peterhof #fountain #ga...
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Hey hey hey!The navigation on Neva-river and canals for small and medium-sized boats opens on April 20th!This is a great opportunity to take our Private Boat tour! ⏰ The tour duration is around 2 hours (the water route is 1 hour 15 minutes);🛥 The boat is modern (2016), it has a large open deck as well as an inside deck with windows and a 🚾 on board; the boat can fit up to 20 people!👤 It is a priva...
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Why Visit St. Petersburg in Winter

Why Visit St. Petersburg in Winter
-15 °C (5 °F), snowdrifts, ice-covered roads and icicles hanging from the rooftops… Why ever coming here in winter? Here’re the 9 reasons:   Snow Usually, the first snow falls in Petersburg in November. When was the last time you’ve seen the snow? Have you ever seen it at all? The city under snow is amazing, it’s magic by itself, under the sun- or streetlights.  The palaces and park...
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tourstpetersburg
Hey, ?️! It's a true Russian winter in Saint-Petersburg now, everything looks like from a fairy-tale ❄️?Come and explore it!✔️ Book the tour with us, link in bio ?#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #winter #winterpalace #lights #lantern #palace #royal #fountain
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Symbols of memory

Symbols of memory
January 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is also commemorated in Russia. There’re families here, whose parents or relatives passed through those events; many of them are still alive and may tell their stories. Many come from St. Petersburg; and for our city, this date is doubly important, as it’s also End Day of Leningrad Siege (the name of St. Petersburg in 1924-1991) During 872 days i...
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Explore your body’s potential in St. Petersburg, Russia!

Explore your body’s potential in St. Petersburg, Russia!
  A way to push your body’s boundaries is to dip in cold water. A lot of people in Russia practice it, especially on Epiphany day, that’s celebrated on January 19. St. Petersburg citizens are not an exception, so, there’re holes bored in water sources (already covered by ice) in the city on this occasion. One of the main places – is the beach of Sts. Peter and Paul Fortress . There’re emergen...
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