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  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: July 13-14

    Tours of the most elegant and romantic sailboats, classical and contemporary music in cool venues, and an amazing summer fair at the Sevkabel Port – you’ll find it all in our weekly roundup of the city’s best Saturday and Sunday events!


  • Places to See: Cathedrals, Churches, and Temples of St. Petersburg

    Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, the St. Isaac’s, Kazan, and Peter and Paul cathedrals – these are all names familiar to anyone who’s even barely begun exploring St. Petersburg. But look beyond the go-to tourist spots and you’ll discover a kaleidoscope of churches and temples that illustrate the city’s rich heritage as a capital of the Russian Empire. Here are some of St. Petersburg’s lesser-known, but still no less remarkable, cathedrals, temples, and churches for you to check out.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: June 29-30

    Listen to indie music by the sea at Sevkabel Port, try the best cheeses made by local farmers, and paint your own eco-bag at Berthold Center! Here is our weekly list of the best events taking place in St. Petersburg this weekend.


  • 10 Things to Do in St. Petersburg As an International Student

    Thousands of tourists come to experience St. Petersburg every summer. If you’re here already and staying for the summer, you might as well take this opportunity to explore it like you mean it.


  • Perfect Day in St. Petersburg

    It’s a beautiful June day in St. Petersburg, and a holiday on top! Here’re some of our favorite ways to spend a great day in the city.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: June 12 and June 15-16

    We Russians love public holidays, we really do: after all, what can be better than an extra day off? Only an extra day off during the white nights in St. Petersburg, when you can boat through the canals, watch the bridges being drawn, and walk all through the night. June 12 is exactly that kind of day, because this is when people celebrate Russia Day, which means that there’ll be no shortage of cool events for you to attend.


  • 10th Bike Ride with Rector: Long-Time Participants Share Favorite Routes and Experiences

    This Wednesday, students, staff, and friends of ITMO University took part in the 10th Bike Ride with ITMO’s Rector Vladimir Vasilyev. Traditionally held every spring and fall – the start and end of the biking season, – the event sees students, professors, researchers, and associates of the university ride together on a route past the picturesque locations of St. Petersburg’s Primorsky District: from the Victory Park, past the Zenit Arena stadium and Yakhtenny Bridge, and to the 300th Anniversary of St. Petersburg Park. ITMO.NEWS spoke to some of the event’s long-time participants to learn about their favorite experiences, the role of biking in their everyday life, and their suggestions on making the ride even better.


  • Summer Festivals in St. Petersburg

    Ah, summer. It’s a wonderful time, and what better way to spend it than out and about, taking in the rare St. Petersburg sunshine and enjoying new experiences? Here’s a rundown of this summer’s hottest (hah!) events, from film and music festivals to celebrations of food, art, and technology.


  • Useful (and Not) Apps for Exploring St. Petersburg

    Getting around? Diving into history? Experiencing it like a local? Here're some apps to download for your trip to Russia. 


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: May 25-26

    This weekend, St. Petersburg celebrates its 316th birthday, so there will be no shortage of great events for you to attend.


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