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Mastering the St. Petersburg metro

27 Sep 2021

When I first arrived in Saint Petersburg, the metro seemed too intimidating, and I managed to get around the city by foot to start with. As a result, during my first week ...
28 Sep 2018

It’s certainly one of the first things you read about while searching the internet to get an overview before you travel to St Petersburg. And as I had already heard from so ...
18 Sep 2017

Exploring new countries and places can be a huge adventure, especially when it comes to somewhere like Russia. If you want to start your journey well, I recommend you to read ...
22 Aug 2017

As every authentic big city, St. Petersburg has its own metro: this is the most useful mean of transport, especially if you need to reach a distant place very quickly or if ...
23 Jun 2017

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Moscow's metro is truly unlike any other! Spend any time in the city, and you'll certainly be travelling on its underground - our handy dictionary will introduce you to the ...
20 Feb 2017

I am impressed by the number of construction projects that are running in the city right now. The Lakhta Center is a good example of incredible building speed. It is a ...
22 Dec 2016

The Saint Petersburg metro is one of the deepest metro systems in the world. To make things easier for passengers, every metro station has immense escalators. The majority ...
06 Oct 2016

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Known until only recently as The All-Russian Exhibition Centre and now by its original name, VDNKh (ВДНХ), this really is the perfect place to engage with exhibitions on a ...
04 Oct 2016

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In Russian: "Я глуяю в парке" One of my favourite things to do is walk around a city park. Here you are able to watch how people and nature interact.  Visitors are exposed ...
04 Dec 2014

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Many cities across the world have adopted the metro as the preferred method of public transportation, but few have gone to the same extent as Russia has to beautify their ...
11 Apr 2014

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Exploring Moscow Metropolitan Subway When you arrive in Moscow, there is something you cannot miss: the subway. Usually we consider it as a means of transport. But here it is ...