St. Petersburg

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Lonely Planet, 2005 - Travel - 250 pages
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World-class entertainment at the Mariinsky Theatre, sultry White Nights in midsummer, ice-skating on the Neva and the sublime architecture of the Church on the Spilled Blood – Russia’s ‘northern capital’ amazes all who visit. This smart, streetwise and stylish guide uncovers the cultural riches, captivating history and carefree nightlife of this magnificent city.

Immerse Yourself In Art– compare Picasso and Poussin, Gainsborough and Gauguin with a whole chapter dedicated to the vast Hermitage Museum

Catch The Scene– dance on tables or watch world-class ballet; our St Petersburg expert reveals the complete range of entertainment options

Explorethe city with tailor-made walking tours, full color, cross-referenced maps and metro plan

Talk The Talkwith our detailed language chapter complete with Cyrillic script

Escapeto opulent Tsarist palaces and charming historic towns with our comprehensive Excursions chapter

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