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The city of Saint Petersburg has been for many years the most in demand tourist destination of global scale. The Capital of Culture of the country attracts foreign guests with plenty of landmarks and sites, upscale restaurants of various trends and rich cultural life all the year round. One of the most favorite entertainments among tourists during Petersburg vacation is watching the drawing bridges being a unique and exciting spectacle. In order not to miss the show tourists are offered special leaflets giving information on a schedule of bridge drawing, however many tourists know this information by heart. The leaflets are commonly provided in every tourist information office as well as in most hotels of the city.
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In the late evening tourists go to the riverside of Neva to enjoy the fantastic show of bridge drawing which can be observed from both sides of the river. In the heat of tourist season the riverside often offers various street performances and shows adding to the pleasure of watching as giant bridges are drawn. The same remarkable event in the city life is home games of the city football club Zenit. It can be claimed without a slightest doubt that each game of the football club is a real sport fest for its fans.
On a match day the city gets totally blue and white colored. Huge symbolic flying flags are seen almost everywhere. Tourists will meet football fans in original suits in the streets of the city. Sport fans should necessarily visit one of the matches of the football club to fully enjoy the game and to embrace the hot atmosphere of Russian football as well as to get some memorable souvenirs with football symbols. It should be noted that prices of football ticket in Saint Petersburg are still the highest in the country however a price of a ticket will be fully balanced with plenty of emotions and impressions one will get during the game. In case of the team victory local fans start a real craze in the streets of the city. Till the dawn tourists will hear the sounds of football horns accompanying the anthem of the team sung by fans.
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Tourists giving preference to cultural attractions and entertainments should visit the city of Saint Petersburg in May. The Museum Night is held there annually. Year by year a number of cultural establishments participating in the event gets increased. An exact date of the event should be specified in advance. Tourists are recommended to plan an excursion route in advance as it is totally impossible to visit all the museums of the city in one night.
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