HOTEL OF THE WEEK

So Sofitel St Petersburg

Don't miss the first SO Sofitel hotel in Russia, located in the heart of the rich cultural center of St. Petersburg. In this hotel, designed by architect Antonio Citterio, the mysteries of the House of Faberge are revealed in a modern setting. The breathtaking views of St. Isaac's Cathedral await you, along with Just Say So, a new service concept, and SO evening parties on our scenic summer terrace.


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RUSSIA’S LEADING DESTINATION MANAGEMENT COMPANY 2012 (WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS)

World Travel Awards is the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought after awards programme in the global travel and tourism industry. To be voted a World Travel Award winner is the highest accolade a company can receive, this year Tsar Events DMC & PCO has been voted as «Russia's Leading Destination Management Company».

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK

Faberge Museum Cafe

Faberge Museum Café is located in the heart of StPetersburg in the real historical palace — Shuvalov Palace. The palace has  an area of about 4,700 square meters and is one of the most beautiful palaces in St. Petersburg, it is both a historical monument and a tourist attraction. Palace houses Faberge museum with the biggest collection of Faberge eggs in the world.

25.02.2019

Russia launches new hotel classification

A couple of days ago, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a provision on the mandatory classification of Russian hotels. Hotels with more than 50 rooms must be evaluated with a star before the beginning of July this year. Those with 15 to 50 rooms must be assessed by the beginning of 2020.


VENUE OF THE WEEK

St. Petersburg Book Chapel

The Book Chapel features over 5,000 volumes of carefully selected books, albums and geographic atlases from the 16th to early 20th centuries, valuable from a scientific, cultural, artistic point of view. These publications have passed the test of time and not one generation of readers, many of them were awarded the title of book rarities based on the results of the evaluation at antique auctions.


25.03.2019

23rd ST. PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL MODEL UNITED NATION Conference

You are invited to participate in the 23rd SPIMUN conference (25—27 March 2019) organized by Gymnasium 157 founded by Princess of Oldenburg in 1868 and located in the center of St.Petersburg. SPIMUN is one of the United Nations Models affiliated to The Hague International Model United Nations with the same rules of procedure. The conference is a three-day-long simulation of the work of the United Nations. The structure of SPIMUN includes the Security Council, the General Assembly (4 Committees), the ECOSOC and the Special Conference. SPIMUN is designed for high school students (14 — 19 years old).

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100 Interesting facts about Russia

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The Russian State Libraryis the biggest in Europe and second in the World after Library of Congress in the USA. The Russian State Library is located in Moscow and was founded in 1862.

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Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour holds around 5,000-6,000 at one time and is the tallest Eastern Orthodox church in the world and currently the largest operating Orthodox Church in the world

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Baikal lake area is 31.5 thousand sq km. The Baikal is the deepest lake in Russia, it is a large world reservoir for fresh water (23 thousand km³)

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The Metro of St. Petersburg is the world’s deepest subway (about100 m deep)

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The Urals are the oldest mountains in the world and lake Baikal is the world's deepest lake and the largest reservoir of fresh water on earth

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There are 221 museums, 2,000 libraries, more than 80 theaters, 100 concert organizations, 45 galleries, 62 cinemas and 80 club establishments of culture in St Petersburg