Search by tag «Museums» 31 results

  • A Secret Guide to Pavlovsk

    Quaint, green, picturesque, and just an hour away from the city, Pavlovsk is one of the most popular destinations in suburban St. Petersburg. From its remarkable railway station to the far reaches of the beautiful park, the town is a true treasure trove of cultural sites and heritage.

    26.04.2022

  • Where To Enjoy Art in St. Petersburg on a Dime

    Enjoying art isn’t necessarily an expensive treat if you know where to look. Luckily, there are plenty of museums and art spaces spread across St. Pete that will keep your artistic urges satisfied without thinning your wallet.

    15.04.2022

  • Unexplored St. Petersburg: Unusual Museums You Should Absolutely Visit

    In case you’ve already crossed the Kunstkamera, the Grand Maket Rossiya, and the Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines off your list of must-see places in St. Pete, here are some other quirky and unusual museums to leave you dazzled, impressed, and even a bit hungry.

    18.02.2022

  • A Guide to Writers’ Apartment-Museums in St. Petersburg

    Have you ever enjoyed a book so much you wanted to pay the author a visit or even walk in their footsteps? In St. Petersburg, it’s only a matter of your free time – some of the literary locations are just around the corner from ITMO campuses!

    11.02.2022

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: August 21-22, 2021

    Could you believe that we’re just two weekends away from the new academic year? And although this beautiful summer is coming to an end, it doesn't mean that all the fun is ending as well! Let’s make the most of this closing chapter by treasure hunting at thrift stores, having a pleasant stroll through an open-air museum aka our beloved city, and experiencing the brutally honest artwork of contemporary artists.

    18.08.2021

  • Kazan: The Unique Flair of Russia’s Third Capital

    My list of expectations for Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, was long. But, as usual, the real deal was much more complex and captivating. Here're my impressions from a trip in early June to help you plan your adventure or just learn more about Russia.

    29.06.2021

  • Pocket Museum: Must-Have Apps for Art Lovers

    In the golden age of tech innovation, you no longer need to study for a lifetime to become an art connoisseur. There is now an app for almost everything, art included. From the treasures of the Louvre in your pocket to the so-called “Shazam of art,” here are our top apps to bring more art into your life.

    11.06.2021

  • A Geek’s Guide to St. Petersburg: Where to Eat, Shop, and Play

    Whatever your flavor of Geek is – graphic novels, TV shows, board and video games, or science – St. Petersburg, believe it or not, has something up your alley. Embrace your inner nerd and meet like-minded people at the city’s finest spots with our ultimate geek guide overflowing with popular stores, cool museums, and themed pizzerias. It’s time to take a slice and geek out!

    06.04.2021

  • 5 Things That Make St. Petersburg Russia's Cultural Capital

    St. Petersburg is a city with many names and faces: the Venice of the North, the Cradle of Three Revolutions, the City of White Nights – and, above all, the cultural capital of Russia. And if you’ve ever wondered about the origins of this honorable title, here are some facts and figures to convince you of its right to bear it. 

    07.12.2020

  • Finno-Ugric Spots of St. Petersburg

    Russia is known as a multinational country, and rightfully so – around 200 ethnic groups inhabit it and each of them has its own unique culture. Today, let’s talk about the Finno-Ugric peoples of Russia and where you can learn more about them without having to leave St. Petersburg.

    01.12.2020