City break in Saint Petersburg. Active leisure ideas for Saint Petersburg - attractions, recreation and nightlife
A number of entertainment establishments presented in Saint Petersburg equals the number of its landmarks and cultural sites. Tourists will find in the city various entertainments fitting each taste and fancy. Tourists with kids should pay a visit to the Divo Ostrov (Wonder Island) theme park being the largest amusement park of the destination. The park offers various types of attractions and amusement rides, playing grounds and other entertainment facilities. The park will be a great experience for a whole family. The park offers breath taking entertainments as for the youngest visitors so for true thrill-seekers. Another way to have a great time in the city is a visit to the local Dolphinarium. Each day the Dolphinarium holds exciting entertainment shows. Its visitors have a chance to enjoy swimming with these smart sea animals in a pool.
1. A heat of the tourist season on Saint Petersburg falls within a period from the middle of may till the end of September as this period features the most favorable weather for trips and … Open
Discovering the architecture of Saint Petersburg from bird's eye view! Church of the Savior on Blood, Catherine Palace, Peter and Paul Cathedral, Saint Michael Castle, Alexander Palace, Kunstkamera, all those monuments are defining the image of Saint Petersburg … Open
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Flower Clock in the Alexander ParkFrom the series “Enchanting flower clocks built by humans”
Check on the map: Distance from Saint Petersburg center - 4.8 km.The landscape component also has symbolic features in its design. The flowerbed is always made out to have flowers of red and golden shades, which are colors of the flag of St. Petersburg, as well as yellow and burgundy, which are colors of the flag of Geneva. Travelers who want to see the romantic attraction of the cultural capital of Russia have to consider that the clock only works in summer. … Read further
Palace BridgeFrom the series “Unbelievable and magnificent bridges and viaducts”
Check on the map: Distance from Saint Petersburg center - 3.3 km.The hundred-year movement drive of the Schlossbrücke is still unique. The weight of the arches, which it lifts upwards, forms about 700 tons. The design of the motor drive is relatively simple and consists of a system of counterweights and large gears, as well as the powerful motors. The last reconstruction was started because of the frequent breaks in the movement drive. A pretty big break happened in 2009. After the reconstruction, the castle bridge will be safe and charm the guests of the capital of the Russian capital. … Read further
PeterhofFrom the series “The most spectacular fountains in the world”
Check on the map: Distance from Saint Petersburg center - 24.2 km.With respect to the extent of Peterhof, the fact that all fountains work on its territory without connecting the pumps seems simply incredible. The main trick is the special system of the water supply, which is promoted from the numerous brooklets and accumulates in the special basin. Every fountain in Peterhof is peculiar. The fountains 'Adam' and 'Eva' are considered the most romantic. The most original well is probably 'pyramid', which is in particular square basin and forms more than 500 water jets of different length. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Saint Petersburg - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Saint Petersburg - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Saint Petersburg?' disappears immediately.