HOTEL OF THE WEEK
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.
Tsar Events DMC & PCO was voted as best DMC 2011 by New European Economy magazine’s readers.
RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
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.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Peterhof Golf Club was opened on Sunday 4th of June and became the first full length golf course in the city of St. Petersburg. Located in the historical site of Mikhailovka Estate, in Peterhof, this Golf Club is only a 30 minutes drive away from the heart of the northern Capital.
04 — 05 NOVEMBER 2018
Festival of Lights will take place in autumn 2018 (exact dates will be announced later) in St. Petersburg. For several days various city sites will become venues where citizens and guests of the city will have the opportunity to see the best achievements of audio-visual art, performance, interactive installations, public art and tech theatre.
Industry UpdatesOCTOBER 2018
Russians never shake hands over a door way, they believe it leads to arguments
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)
Where is the largest McDonald's in the WORLD? In Moscow and in Beijing (700 seats per each)
St. Petersburg was known as Petrograd from 1914 to 1924 and Leningrad from 1924 to 1991
Russian language uses the Cyrillic alphabet instead of the Latin and is one of the 5 most spoken languages in the world
The total length of the Kremlin walls is 2235 meters