Posts Tagged‘Russia’

Art Nouveau walk around Nevsky Prospect in Saint Petersburg

Au Pont Rouge in Saint Petersburg

Here are some good news for all Art Nouveau admirers! That spectacular architectural style is well represented in Saint Petersburg. And you can spend weeks studying its finest examples in the city and its surroundings. Today we’re taking you to an exciting virtual walk along the main avenue of the city, Nevsky Prospect. This is where you can find some of the earliest examples of Art Nouveau in Saint Petersburg.

Tolstoy Moscow Tour: Places linked to Leo Tolstoy in Moscow

St. Basil's Cathedral and Spasskaya tower on Red Square in Moscow in the morning sun

Leo Tolstoy is one of the greatest writers in the world. And both in his life and work, he had a special connection with the Russian capital – Moscow. He conveys the city’s atmosphere and its soul in his novels. This is where his characters live, create, fall in love, dance at the balls and fight on duels. Moreover, the city itself becomes a character in his works. There are still many places linked to Leo Tolstoy in Moscow. Read about them in this Tolstoy Guide through Moscow.

Visiting Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg (complete guide)

Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg

Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg is one of the best museums I’ve ever visited. Situated in a beautiful Winter Palace and being home to one of the biggest art collections in the world, it’s definitely a treat for any art enthusiast. Being the second-largest museum in the world, it could definitely feel a bit overwhelming planning a visit to it. That’s why I’ve created this blog post with some info and tips on how to best visit the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg. Visiting Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg First things first, let’s start with the history of this beautiful…

Saint Petersburg: Ultimate Travel Guide

Saint Petersburg

Saint Pete, Venice of the North or just Pete, there are so many names by which Russian cultural capital is known by. Filled with beautiful baroque and classical buildings, it is a city of art and culture. The city where you can feel the history on every single corner. During a week I’ve spent there visiting my friends I had enough time to explore the city, its surroundings, meet some of its citizens and try some of its great food. So, here is my ultimate travel guide to Saint Petersburg with everything you need to know about that beautiful city.…