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A Short History of St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg locals are fiercely proud of the city and it's easy to see why. Known as the 'Venice of the North', it is brimming with history and culture...
Arts and life
10 of St. Petersburg's Must-See Sights
St. Petersburg’s “cultural capital of Russia” moniker is well-earned. A lifetime isn’t enough to discover all the cultural gems on offer, but here...
5 of St. Petersburg’s Hidden Treasures
Craving something further off the beaten track? Here are some hidden treasures that only the locals know about.
8 of St. Petersburg's Best World Cup Bars
Find the perfect spot to get your football fix. Whether you are looking for big screens, a pleasant vibe, good music, or a vast selection of beers, St...
A Taste of St. Petersburg: Herring and New Potato Salad Recipe
This classic recipe includes northern Russia's premier players: sour cream, herring, and new potatoes, the jewels of the short northern growing season...
9 of St. Petersburg’s Best Eats
Check out our favorite places to eat in town.
Q&A: Meet Ruslan Bekurov
Get to know the journalism professor who moved to St. Petersburg and never looked back.
St. Petersburg's Stadium
Beset by problems, it has overcome all obstacles to welcome you at the World Cup.
4 St. Petersburg Day Trips
The beauty of the Leningrad region goes far beyond the streets of St. Petersburg. Discover the fascinating and unique towns that surround the northern...
St. Petersburg’s Summer Cultural Agenda
The countless concerts, plays, and art shows on view in Russia’s cultural capital should keep you busy on the days between matches.
St. Peterburg's Summer Festivals
No matter what kind of music you like — Russian Rock, American indie, classical, or jazz — this summer you can enjoy the city’s endless summer nights...
9 of St. Petersburg’s Souvenir Highlights
This former capital is abundant with kitschy memorabilia of its former glory, beautiful porcelain worthy of a tsar and trendy fashion items.
St. Petersburg City Survival Guide
As you plan to fuse your cultural and sports itineraries in St. Petersburg, here are 11 tips to get you started.