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06/16/11 Sting in St Petersburg. FREE Concert
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 21:38


Live Nation is pleased to announce that Sting will perform in St Petersburg this summer as a part of his critically-acclaimed Symphonicity world tour. Following sold-out performances across North America, Europe and Australia, Symphonicity finds Sting performing his greatest hits re-imagined for symphonic arrangement, accompanied by a symphony orchestra and band, conducted by Sarah Hicks. On June 16, 2011, the Symphonicity tour will appear at the opening of the XV St Petersburg International Economic Forum at the Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Russia. This concert is a non-ticketed event and is free to the public.


Need help Booking a Hotel in St-Petersburg?
Friday, 20 May 2011 19:59

Cheap hotels in st petersburg

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We know that it is becoming incredibly difficult to find a hotel in St Petersburg as we are reaching the high touristy season, which starts at the end of May and continues up to the middle of July. That is why Saint-Petersburg Guide is going to step forward and help you find the hotel that best meets your budget and needs. We DO NOT charge extra for our services and this can be verified by contacting the hotel directly if you so wish. Let us take away the stressful and time consuming task of finding somewhere to stay in our wonderful city by simply emailing your requirements to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Day of the City
Thursday, 19 May 2011 18:22

Day of the City

May 27 will be  marked as the city’s 308th “birthday”. Founded in 1703 by Tzar Peter the Great, St Petersburg still remains one of Russia’s best preserved historical cities. Several stages will be set up along Nevsky Prospekt with the main ones on Palace Square and near the Rostral Columns on the other side of the Palace Bridge. Beautiful fireworks will color the night sky and finish off the city celebration.

Night of Museum
Monday, 16 May 2011 16:38

Night of Museum

Night of Museums in St Petersburg is going on the 21st through the 22nd of May, 2011. This annual event is also held in 42 other European countries, that is more than 2000 museums working throughout the night. Over 50 000 of people attend this event each year in St Petersburg.

Fountain Season Kicks off in Peterhof
Tuesday, 03 May 2011 18:57

May 1st was the kick off day for the fountain season in Peterhof, although the official opening will take place May 21.  The ticket cost is more likely to remain unchanged in comparison to the previous season but the business hours may vary  (10 am – 6 pm Monday through Friday; 10 am – 7 pm Saturday and Sunday)

Breathtaking Panoramic Views of St Petersburg!
Sunday, 01 May 2011 16:26


To change the vantage point click on Tour Map in the upper left corner of your screen and choose a different location. Enjoy!

The Annual Piter FM Walking Tour Event
Sunday, 01 May 2011 11:23

Have seen the movie Piter FM and now would like to eyewitness the real life filming locations and landmarks together with other participants of this event?  Join the annual Piter FM walking tour event now!

XII St. Petersburg International Horse Exhibition “Hipposphere"
Sunday, 01 May 2011 08:42

On May 1-4, 2010 "Lenexpo" will host the XII St Petersburg International Horse exhibition "Hipposphere".  Horses and ponies of 20 different breeds will be demonstrated in the pavilions 7, 8 and 8a. For 4 days "Lenexpo" complex will turn into a competition arena.

The Dancing President
Saturday, 30 April 2011 09:12

Last week, everyone was transfixed by President Dmitry Medvedev’s moves on the dance floor after some rat leaked a video from his university reunion to YouTube. On a stage in broad daylight, he flails away valiantly to some of the worst music of the 1980s.

Architects Display Plans for New City Zoo
Saturday, 30 April 2011 08:51

French landscape designers and architects who won an international competition to build a new zoo for St Petersburg last December shared more details and pictures of their project last week.


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