HOTEL OF THE WEEK
Don't miss the first SO Sofitel hotel in Russia, located in the heart of the rich cultural center of St. Petersburg. In this hotel, designed by architect Antonio Citterio, the mysteries of the House of Faberge are revealed in a modern setting. The breathtaking views of St. Isaac's Cathedral await you, along with Just Say So, a new service concept, and SO evening parties on our scenic summer terrace.
RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
Faberge Museum Café is located in the heart of StPetersburg in the real historical palace — Shuvalov Palace. The palace has an area of about 4,700 square meters and is one of the most beautiful palaces in St. Petersburg, it is both a historical monument and a tourist attraction. Palace houses Faberge museum with the biggest collection of Faberge eggs in the world.
Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is delighted to announce the partial opening of the newly built Radisson Blu Olympiyskiy Hotel, Moscow. Rising 125 meters above Moscow's skyline, the hotel is expected to become the center of attraction for guests and locals, offering unparalleled views of the Russian capital.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Peterhof Golf Club was opened on Sunday 4th of June and became the first full length golf course in the city of St. Petersburg. Located in the historical site of Mikhailovka Estate, in Peterhof, this Golf Club is only a 30 minutes drive away from the heart of the northern Capital.
You are invited to participate in the 23rd SPIMUN conference (25—27 March 2019) organized by Gymnasium 157 founded by Princess of Oldenburg in 1868 and located in the center of St.Petersburg. SPIMUN is one of the United Nations Models affiliated to The Hague International Model United Nations with the same rules of procedure. The conference is a three-day-long simulation of the work of the United Nations. The structure of SPIMUN includes the Security Council, the General Assembly (4 Committees), the ECOSOC and the Special Conference. SPIMUN is designed for high school students (14 — 19 years old).
Industry UpdatesDECEMBER 2018
New episode of Tsar Events’ Russia Survival Guide with Maya Krivchenia is devoted to Russian Imperial Porcelain
The Metro of St. Petersburg is the world’s deepest subway (about100 m deep)
Russian celebrate new year 2 times a year (01stof January and Orthodox Stule New Year 14th of January)
There are 7 absolutely the same high-rise buildings in Moscow: 2 hotels, 2 administrative buildings, 2 blocks of flats and the Moscow State University
Russia is a transcontinental country, extending halfway around the northern hemisphere and covering much of eastern and north-eastern Europe and the whole of northern Asia
There is the closest point between Russia and America that is only 4 km long
Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was the first human to journey into outer space when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on April 12, 1961