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Bicycle rent points began to operate again in St. Petersburg

Bicycle rent points started to operate again in St. Petersburg in April 2016. Bicycle rent stations was suspended in winter.

City rental bicycles network has about 90 stations. You can take a bike from any station, to get to your destination and return the bike at any station.
To use the rental bike you need to register on the site, buy a ticket and make down payment. Detailed instructions are available at every rental bike station.

Ice Hockey World Championship 2016

Ice Hockey World Championship 2016 will be held from 6 to 22 May in Russia in the two cities. Competitions will be held in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Championship Matches will be held in two arenas:
"VTB Ice Palace" in Moscow (the nearest metro station - Avtozavodskaya).

New problems have arisen among tourists from Finland in the Russia.

New problems have arisen among tourists from Finland in the Russia. The fact is that for a stay on the territory of the border zone for foreign citizens Russian visa is insufficient. To stay on the territory of the border zone have to have special permission. Arriving tourists must pass this territory without stopping.

Circus began operating after renovation in St. Petersburg

Circus “Na Fontanke” (Цирк на Фонтанке) began operating after renovation in St. Petersburg. Opening of the Circus on Fontanka will be held December 18 2015. The renovation of the building began in mid-2014 and lasted for about 1.5 years. During the repair was carried out a great amount of work: fortified foundation, walls repaired, rebuilt the dome, renovated interiors and upgraded amenities. The circus also regained its historical name - Circus Ciniselli.

We are against the paid roads

We are against paid roads! These words these days can often be seen on heavy vehicles in the news on TV in Russia. So truck drivers expressed their disagreement with the introduction of fares on roads on for trucks with permissible maximum mass exceeding 12 tones in Russia.

Ski season begins in Finland

Ski season winter 2015 - 2016's, scheduled to open in the next few days in Finland. Skiing is very popular in this country. There is a large number of small and large ski centers. They come here to ski, and the inhabitants of border regions of Russia.

Anatomical Exhibition "Human body"

Anatomical Exhibition "Human body" began working in St. Petersburg. The exhibition is held for the second time. The exhibition features more than 500 objects, which show the structure of the human body. The exhibits are objects created for the training of students of the Military Medical Academy. This is not a dummy, but real human bodies and organs.

Old ceramic figurines

Recently, we put things in order in the apartment. We found two old ceramic figurines. Figurines were made at the Leningrad Porcelain Factory during the Soviet era.
Now they look very good. Now it's an antique. The following two photos.

Inkwell "Bears".

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Earthenware sculpture of "Pioneer with a dog."

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Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg is one of the world's most beautiful cities. There are many cities with a longer history in Russia. Many cities have a wide variety of attractions and interesting places. But, nevertheless, Saint Petersburg attracts attention of large number travel enthusiasts. It is no doubt, that main city of Russia, the center of tourism and business life is Moscow. St. Petersburg has its own, unique charm. It is a city which certainly should be visited.

The best restaurants in St. Petersburg 2019

What are the best restaurants in St. Petersburg? Different people may have their own opinion.
There are different ratings for the popularity of restaurants. Top 10 winners of the WHERETOEAT ST. PETERSBURG 2019 was named December 26th. You can agree with this rating or not, but the opinion of experts matters:

1 - Birch Restaurant. Average price per person $20. Address: Kirochnaya street, 3. Nearest metro station: Chernyshevskaya.

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