Christmas in St Petersburg # tour guide in St Petersburg

Christmas in St Petersburg # tour guide in St Petersburg

By the beginning of December mostly all of the streets and squares of the Northern capital had been decorated.

In St. Petersburg the Christmas decorations are switched on. Make sure you don’t miss them. Ask for directions for the best photo stops from your local tour guide in St Petersburg. tour guide in St Petersburg

The workers of "Lensvet" had installed nearly seven thousand decorations during a four days time: luminous arches, garlands and fancy 3D designs. The most elegant, traditionally, is Nevsky prospect, the Main Street of St Petersburg, planned by Peter the Great as the road to Novgorod and Moscow. 

City tour St Petersburg

#City tour St Petersburg #Contemporary art #Posh cars #Lamborghini design

When on your private city tour of St. Petersburg, make sure you find time to take a look at the museum of the contemporary art in St. Petersburg. The Museum of contemporary art “Erarta” presents the exhibition "Lamborghini: design legend" with powerful and posh supercars on display.

For the first time in Russia a museum will show a rare Lamborghini automobile collection. The supercars worth millions of euros will be a great illustration to the story of the famous Italian brand. Don’t miss them during your custom-made city tour St Petersburg.

Lamborghini design may rightly be considered an outstanding legacy of Italian contemporary art. Cars, along with the recognized examples of painting and sculpture, are now appreciated in monetary terms and in terms of contribution to the world culture.citytourstpetersburg

"Lamborghini Design Legend" showcases 5 cars and 6 style models: from the aristocratic 400GT with a 1965 body by Touring Superleggera, to the revolutionary 1966 Miura, the first masterpiece by Gandini with Carrozzeria Bertone, and finally Lamborghini design of today with the one-off Centenario created by Centro Stile Lamborghini in 2016.

St Isaac's Cathedral

St. Isaac's Cathedral
Russian Orthodox Church told what would happen to St. Isaac's Cathedral after its transfer to the Church authorities. 
  • St. PETERSBURG, January 12. After St. Isaac's Cathedral will be given over to the Russian Orthodox Church in its gratuitous use, the entrance fee will be canceled but its museum activities will expand, said the Chairman of the Synodal Department responsible for the relationship between the Church and the media of the Moscow Patriarchate, Vladimir Legoyda.
St Isaacs cathedral
  • On Tuesday it became known that Isaac's Cathedral will be given to the Russian Orthodox Church in free use, while the building will continue its museum and educational functions. "Museum activities will not only be continued but expanded," — said Legoyda adding that the entrance to the cathedral will be free of charge. 
  • According to him, the Church is in a constructive dialogue with the Ministry of culture which believs that St. Isaac's Cathedral should be more accessible.
  • "Any reason to believe that the Church won't be able to handle it? Examples to the contrary, the Church is interested in the conservation of the historical monuments", — said the representative of the Russian Orthodox Church. 
The history of the construction of the symbol of St. Petersburg, St. Isaac's Cathedral, was long and painful. It lasted for 40 years! 

Holidays in St Petersburg

Holidays in St Petersburg 
The New Year's light show at the Palace square 0+
27-30 Dec 18:00
free entrance 
Palace square
Holidays in St Petersburg
While on Christmas holidays in St Petersburg where to go? The Magic show with lighting effects at the Palace square will be dedicated to the Year of the Russian cinema this ptime. Free performances and shows will give a sense of celebration to the New Year's week.
The closer the main holiday of the year the more unfinished things pile up before the promised date. What Christmas mood is to expect in such turmoil... The visual show at the Palace square will wake the Christmas mood even in the busiest people.
The main theme of the light show will be cinema and the key figure will be the monument to the bronze horseman which will come to life on the facade of the General Staff building as if by magic. Along with the Bronze Horseman the viewers will see the United Kingdom from the times of Sherlock Holmes and they will find themselves in the scenery of the "Striped trip" and other Soviet and Russian films.
The most fascinating part of the presentation will be the animated tales that can move to tears. Christmas music in modern processing will also leave a favorable impression during your holidays in St Petersburg.
The performance will be shown every evening from 27 to 30 December, from 18:00 to 23:00 every 40 minutes. The final show on December 30 will conclude with colorful fireworks (beginning at 22:30).
Enjoy the fabulous show on any day for free!

New Year in St Petersburg

New Year in St Petersburg 
The arrival of Santa Claus from Veliky Ustyug
24 Dec 18:00
Palace square
The New Year's celebration in St. Petersburg will begin on December 24 when the city on the Neva river will welcome a very important guest — Santa Claus from Veliky Ustyug. Rabbits, snowmen and reindeers will tune the citizens to the New Year's wave.
New.Year in St Petersburg
If the foreigSanta Claus lives somewhere in the North Pole, the home of the Russian father Frost is considered to be the Northern city of Veliky Ustyug. On December, 24 a week before the main night of the year, Santa Claus will arrive in Saint Petersburg to give the official start of the Christmas holidays.
New Year in St Petersburg
The visit of the honorary guest in the city will be prepared thoroughly. Two days before the event special teaser-mobiles with snowmen, rabbits and deer will drive along the streets. They will create a festive mood and take pictures with people.
It will be possible to meet the main New Year's wizard on the Palace square in St Petersburg at about 18:00, Ded Moroz (Santa) has an important mission here — to open the main Christmas tree of the city.