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Enjoy the extraordinary sounds of the marimba and vibraphone at Annenkirche, watch some of the best new German movies, and learn to make perfect mulled wine to keep you warm these chilly days – here’s our rundown of the most exciting Sat-Sun events in the city!
We’re halfway through autumn, and it seems that we won’t be getting any late warmth or “sun-lit, golden leaves under a clear blue sky” type of scenery (though I really hope that I’m wrong). Well, don’t you worry! Fall in St. Petersburg is not just about the endless rains, but also sludge, sulk, and an occasional runny nose – the things that will be the topic of today’s Speak Like a Russian article.
Craving autumn beauty with a unique artistic vibe? Check out Penaty, a country estate of a famous Russian artist Ilya Repin.
Whether you love it or hate it, fall is officially here, bombarding us with rain, crunchy leaves, dirty temperature tricks and all the Halloween feels. Here’s some advice on how to make the best of the season!
Even if you are a daredevil always looking for a new adventure, as autumn sets in and the evenings get darker and chillier, you may start thinking that sitting in your bed all day long cuddled up in a warm blanket and sipping on hot tea is not such a bad idea after all. But don’t give up just yet! If you dare to venture out into the rain and cold, you will see the city from a different angle, just as locals do; without crowds of tourists, with calm and peaceful gardens covered in bright foliage and immersed in fog. Just remember that to fully enjoy the experience, you will have to dress like a local, too: wear a warm coat, rainproof boots, a scarf, gloves, and don’t forget an umbrella!
Autumn is a very special time of the year in St. Petersburg. As the Russian rock band DDT sang in a hit song, autumn is “ships burning in the skies” and “the city disappearing in a fog”. But it doesn’t have to be so dramatic. Autumn is a time of the year that brings with it new emotions and old memories. Here’s how we feel about it:
Bright foliage and crisp air, woolen scarves and rain boots, early sunsets, and sunbeams peeking through the trees… Explore the most romantic season of the year with this weekend’s exciting events!