White Nights St Petersburg
St. Petersburg has a lot of symbolic names. It is often called
- "City of White Nights" - St Petersburg
- Northern Palmyra - for its unique beauty
- Northern capital, as for more than 200 years St Petersburg had been the official capital Russia
- Venice of the North for the abundance of rivers and canals
During the White Nights St Petersburg is filled with romantic mood, citizens and guests forget about the everyday hustle and bustle and become dreamers. In the background of the famous White Nights St Petersburg ensembles, palaces, churches, bridges and monuments of the city not only struck you with their external beauty, but also create an unforgettable feeling of fabulousness and unreality, when all the wishes come true.
The White Nights is a very common natural phenomenon, which can be observed in a lot of cities around the world. In Russia there are white nights in Nizhnevartovsk, Surgut, Cherepovets, Vologda, Petrozavodsk, Arkhangelsk, Severodvinsk, Naryan-Mar, Murmansk, etc.. But only St. Petersburg has received the symbolic title of the "City of White Nights", thanks largely to the literature. It is enough to mention the poetry of Pushkin, Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novel the "White Nights".
The beginning of the White Nights St. Petersburg falls on