Scarlett Sails 2019

Scarlett Sails 2019
In the night of June 24 the Scarlett Sails festival collected over 1 mln people on the streets and embankments of St. Petersburg! An annual enchanting sight has become a must-see not only for Russian school graduate for foreign guests as well. But don't worry if you've missed it. The main protagonist of the plot is the Neva river that's spectacular at any time of year! You can make sur...
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Happy birthday, Sir!

Happy birthday, Sir!
It was 15 years ago that Sir Paul McCartney gave his 3000th concert in St. Petersburg, on the Palace Square! This square has seen many things: the zars, the Revolution and its fall, live chess games and the Victory parades... On 2004, a concert, that had been a dream for millions of Russians, took its place there! Are you ready for such a significant place? Or, is it ready for you? https://www.stp...
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Find your own path

Find your own path
Last week, Steven Seagal has visited Buddhist temple in St. Petersburg, known as Datsan. American actor and a Buddhist follower, he came to take part in SPIEF, but he couldn't help but attend the temple.   Unfortunately, the Datsan isn't included in any of our tours. But if you dream to see this or any other place that's important for you, you're welcome! Just let us know when booking a tour ...
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Did you know it rains pretty often in St. Petersburg?

Did you know it rains pretty often in St. Petersburg?
Hundreds of people under umbrellas stood under the rain at +11°C and listened to opera classics at the main city square. What's wrong? It was the 316th anniversary of St. Petersburg and they came to see the show dedicated to the city, with music and bridges opening! Don't be afraid of rain! Enjoy the city's beauty, no matter what weather it is,              -            on feet https://www.stpetep...
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Black Square is back!

Black Square is back!
An iconic painting Black Square is finally back from an exhibition in Australia! If you're in St. Petersburg, you can see this symbol of the 20th century on our Full Hermitage tour: https://www.stpeteprivatetours.com/tours/hermitage/
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Scarlet Sails

Scarlet Sails
Scarlet Sails — the annual holiday of school graduates in SPb — will be held on June, 23!   What's special about it and why adults and foreigners also want to get there? First, the celebration takes place on the whitest summer night in SPb. Second, while access to the stages with Russian singers is open for the graduates only, the fest's culmination welcomes everybody: accompanied by lights a...
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Victory Day: what to see?

Victory Day: what to see?
On May 9 Victory Day is celebrated in Russia. So many things happen on this day: the Victory parade with soldiers, military equipment and music on the Palace Square, laying of flowers to the graves and monuments, concerts, the Immortal Regiment march and fireworks at the end of the day! From one hand, it's a great experience for travelers. From another, all this makes a walk in the city center pre...
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The Nabokov Museum

The Nabokov Museum
The Nabokov Museum has reopened after continuous renovation works - a real festivity to fans of Russo-American author and his novels such as "Lolita" and others! You can easily get the place after Must-See's Tour (if you're still full of energy): https://www.stpeteprivatetours.com/tours/mustsees/ The museum's address is 47, Bolshaya Morskaya St.
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Peterhof fountains are officially open!

Peterhof fountains are officially open!
Peterhof fountains are officially open! Now you can see them in all their beauty! Take our Peterhof tour: in 5 hours your private guide will show you a wonderful park of Peterhof with the most interesting fountains and Grand Palace. A visit to Catherine Palace and park may be added to the route https://www.stpeteprivatetours.com/tours/peterhoftour/
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Korushka has come!

Korushka has come!
It's springtime in Saint-Petersburg, the sun is shining and it smells of fresh cucumbers in markets - these are the right signs that korushka (Russian for "smelt") has come to the city!   Korushka is a small (about 9 cm) fish, usually served pan-fried. Over time, it became one of many symbols of St. Petersburg. So, if you come here in April or May, trying smelt should be on your "must-do" lis...
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Did you know that only 1️⃣5️⃣ artworks 🎨 are attributed to famous Leonardo da Vinchi.☝️Two of them you can see at the Hermitage museum in Saint-Petersburg!➡️Book a tour with us, link in bio.....#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #Summer #spbgram #spblive #spbcam #spb_guide #travel #travelspb #a...
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Explore the magnificent interiors of the Hermitage museum with our tours!.....#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #Summer #spbgram #spblive #spbcam #spb_guide #travel #travelspb #aroundtheworld #hermitage #museum #malachite #malachite #livingroom #gold #interior #art #эрмитаж #санктпетербург #пи...
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💫 Hey hey hey 💫Tomorrow there's a Museum Night in Saint-Petersburg. Lots of museums will be opened till 6 am on 19 May.And after that you can go to the Hermitage museum with us 😊....#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #Summer #spbgram #spblive #spbcam #spb_guide #travel #travelspb #aroundtheworl...
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The Emblem Hall of the Hermitage museum is one of the state royal interiors.👑 Explore the Hermitage museum with us 😊➡️ The museum is closed on Monday and it's opened until 9 pm on Wednesday and Friday....#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #Summer #spbgram #spblive #spbcam #spb_guide #travel #tr...
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🎉 On May, 27th Saint-Petersburg is celebrating its 3️⃣1️⃣6️⃣th birthday 🎂 Happy birthday! 🎊....#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #Summer #spbgram #spblive #spbcam #spb_guide #travel #travelspb #aroundtheworld #Nevsky #peterandpaulfortress #fireworks #night #church #cathedral #birthday
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Peacock clock is one of the symbols of the Hermitage museum, made in the 1770s, it's wound up every Wednesday at 7 pm 🕖💫 You can book the Hermitage tour with us and see how the clock works, out guides will tell you everything about it 💫On Wednesday the Hermitage works until 9 pm 🕘....#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatrav...
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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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