Useful

Here you can find various information:

  • pages with handouts (top-11),
  • extra info (useful links, for instance);
  • a lot of advice on using the transport and behaving in the city;
  • some beautiful photos and quick information how to find more .

Kronshtadt

Kronshtadt isa port city in Russia, located on Kotlin Island, its surrounding  smaller islands of the Gulf of Finland and the dam. Construction of the city-fortress of Kronshtadt began in 1703 with the laying in the shallows near the island of Fort Kronshlot (translation – Crown Castle). The purpose of the construction of the fortress […]

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Busy time with 5-day Petersburg Card. Off season

In this article I am offering you, my friends a very eventful 3-day vacation in St. Petersburg with the help of Petersburg Card. I have already reviewed the combo-cards for the travelers which allow to save a lot of money during city exploration. If you buy the cards online and plan your vacation ahead this […]

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Busy time with 3-day Petersburg Card. Off season weekend

In this article I am offering you, my friends a very eventful 3-day vacation in St. Petersburg with the help of Petersburg Card. I have already reviewed the combo-cards for the travelers which allow to save a lot of money during city exploration. If you buy the cards online and plan your vacation ahead this […]

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Busy time with 2-day Petersburg Card. Off season weekend

In this article I am offering you, my friends a very eventful 2-day vacation in St. Petersburg with the help of Petersburg Card. I have already reviewed the combo-cards for the travelers which allow to save a lot of money during city exploration. If you buy the cards online and plan your vacation ahead this […]

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Saint Petersburg. Petersburg Card, City Tour Pass

Petersburg Card – a card specially created for an easy exploration of St. Petersburg.  With it’s help active tourists all over the world can have their stay full of exciting activities and positive memories. Also this card offers the discounts for the guided tours, souvenirs, restaurants and hotels. Here is the link to official website. […]

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Items made of traditional Russian materials

Items made of birch bark Soft, velvety surface of birch bark is very beautiful and nice to touch, moreover, it has healing properties. In birch bark were stored, such as milk, which could not turn sour two weeks, as well as fish, meat, mushrooms, that too long remained fresh. The natural properties of of birch bark […]

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Traditional Russian painting techniques

Khokhloma – an original Russian folk craft, formed in the province of Nizhny Novgorod. The main feature of Khokhloma craft is production of gilded wooden utensils without the use of a precious metal and an original special floral and herb painting. Lacquer Miniatures (Palekh, Kholuy, Fedoskino, Mstera) Palekh miniature – is an original folk craft, formed and maintained in a settlement […]

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Russian honey

Russia is a big country with different delicious and tasty food. Real Russian honey is a tasty and useful gift for guests of Russia. Honey, its variety and peculiarities Advice on buying real honey Медовуха (Medovukha=Russian mead) Bee honey (МЁД) – is a food, actually, a nectar which is partially digested in the jowl of the honey bee. […]

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Train tickets. F.A.Q.

In this article you can see some of the most frequently asked questions about train-ticket purchase and answers to them (in order to refresh your memory with the benefits of Russian travel you should read the relevant article). How do I receive my train tickets? There is a mistake on my ticket, what do I do? Can I cancel tickets […]

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The best Russian chocolate

As for the author of this article, she is a sweet tooth, loves chocolates, tasty (!) cakes, candies and etc. that is why she knows everything about this theme. Concerning the topics on the website I can proudly say that Russian chocolate is one of the Russian well-recognized brand, loved not only by the natives […]

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  1. Wow! I would like to save this information! my trip to St. Petersburg seems to be arranged ;-)

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