September 23, 2012 - Floods in St.Petersburg

St. Petersburg is often threatened by floods as it is located just several feet above sea level. The largest flood owas here on November 19, 1824, when the river reached 13.5 feet (410 centimeters) over the usual level. On that day most of the city was flooded, between 569 people were drowned and 462 houses were destroyed. The second severest flood (over 12 feet high) was in 1924.

12.10.2012 | Read more

September 16th, 2012 - Mushroom hunting

Mushroom hunting is one the favorite hobbies in Russia. Russians love gathering mushrooms even more than eating them:) If you haven’t had such an experience yet, September is the best time to try.

12.10.2012 | Read more

September 13th, 2012 - Free WI-FI at the hotel "Moscow".

Free WI-FI is now available at the hotel "Moscow".

14.09.2012 | Read more

July 18th, 2012 - Bouquet of Empress Maria Fiodorovna

Bouquet of Empress Maria Fiodorovna was demonstrated by Tsarskoye Selo at Flower Festival in Pavlovsk held on July 14-15.  The 18th century style composition consisted of fifteen types of plants, including Catherine II’s favourite mallows.

18.07.2012 | Read more

July 16th, 2012 - Erarta

Erarta is the biggest in Russia non-governmental museum of contemporary art.  Its collection counts about 2000 works by modern artists.  (The 29th line of Vasiljevsky Island, 2).

18.07.2012 | Read more

July 9th, 2012 - Mourning day in Russia

July 9 is declared  a mourning day in Russia for the victims of Flood Disaster the southern Krasnodar region.

18.07.2012 | Read more
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