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The Manege – a massive exhibition center on St. Isaac’s Square – can be the quintessential St. Petersburg experience, blending classical grandeur of with modern, sometimes quirky themes.
It’s been a great year here at ITMO University, and our English-language news portal’s editorial team has done its best to provide you with a heads-up on what’s happening around the city on the weekend, tell you a bit about life in Russia, and find the best ways to experience St. Petersburg. Since this year is coming to an end, we’d like to share with you some of our favorite articles of the year.
Feel like going on a trip? Grand Maket Rossiya (Grand Model Russia) is a private museum that lets you experience the vastness of the world’s largest country all the way from its most western city of Kaliningrad to the Pacific ports in Vladivostok.
In the heart of St. Petersburg, the historic Vasileostrovsky Market is experiencing a transformation from a place where pushy babushkas sold pickles and herring along with counterfeit jeans to an urban center not unlike its European counterparts.
Halloween is almost here, and it's time for all things mysterious and scary. As we’ve already explored the spooky characters of Russian folklore in last year’s article, this time we’ve decided to focus on the many mystical sights of St. Petersburg.
Craving autumn beauty with a unique artistic vibe? Check out Penaty, a country estate of a famous Russian artist Ilya Repin.
There are lots of beautiful monuments in St. Petersburg, and much can be written about such famous sights as the Bronze Horseman or the Alexander Column. But this time, we’d like to focus on the smaller things – the ones that might be hard for you to notice, and when you do, make you laugh or wonder what the hell they are.
For most guests and citizens of St. Petersburg, the name “Pulkovo” brings thoughts of packed luggage, check-in lines, and airline peanuts. But just a mere 4 kilometers away from Pulkovo Airport you’ll find the Pulkovo Observatory – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and underappreciated landmark that you’ll enjoy whether you are down to earth or have your head up in the clouds.
Red-brick industrialism meets wall-size murals, eateries for every taste, and of course, music and performances, at this newest seaside addition to the St. Petersburg hip scene.
What makes Artificial Intelligence human? Maybe art holds the answers... (or it's just pretty).