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Saint-Petersburg

Saint-Petersburg

St. Petersburg is located at the sea coast of Gulf of Finland. Expected temperature is about 10-15°C. Weather forecast can be found at http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/RSXX0091

St. Petersburg maps:

Online Map

Central part of the St.Peterburg (download)

Bridge Rising

Pay your attention that bridge rising is performed during the navigation season from May 5th till November 20th. Rising of Ushakovsky, Kamennoostrovsky, Krestovsky, Lazarevsky and Bolshoy Petrovsky bridges is performed by advance order.

Schedule of Bridge Raising

Bridge

Time, AM

Alexandra Nevskogo

2.20 - 5.10

Birzhevoy

2.00 - 4.55

Blagoveshchensky

1.25 - 2.45 & 3.10 - 5.00

Bolsheokhtinsky

2.00 - 5.00

Dvortsovy*

1.05 - 4.50

Finlyandsky

2.20 - 5.30

Grenadersky

2.45 - 3.45 & 4.20 - 4.50

Kantemirovsky

2.45 - 3.45 & 4.20 - 4.50

Liteyny

1.40 - 4.45

Sampsonievsky

2.10 - 2.45 & 3.20 - 4.25

Troitsky

1.35 - 4.50

Tuchkov

2.00 - 2.55 & 3.35 - 4.55

Volodarsky

2.00 - 3.45 & 4.15 - 5.45

*Dvortsovy - Palace Bridge

 

Places of interest

There are a lot of places of interest in St. Petersburg. Only a few examples are given below.

Kazan Cathedral

St Isaac's Cathedral

The Peter and Paul Fortress

The State Hermitage Museum

The Mariinsky Opera and Ballet Theatre

The Bronze Horseman

 

 

Theaters

You can book tickets for performances via internet in advance. Most famous theaters are Mariinsky theater (and recently opened Mariinsky concert hall as well), Mikhailovsky theater and St. Petersburg Philharmonic. Most of performances start at 19:00. All the buildings are located in the center of the city and can be reached by taxi or metro.

We advise you to buy tickets slightly in advance to secure best seats.

 

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More information about St. Petersburg can be found at:

http://eng.ispb.info
http://www.saint-petersburg.com
http://www.visitsaintpetersburg.com
http://visit-petersburg.ru/?lang=en