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  • St. Petersburg’s Architectural Gems: Art Nouveau

    At the turn of the 20th century, the Art Nouveau style emerged in Europe, characterized by delicate, elaborate ornamentation, balanced asymmetry, and extensive use of floral motifs and sinuous curving lines. In St. Petersburg, this architectural nouvelle vague was aided by the National Romantic movement that flourished in other Scandinavian countries, giving rise to quirky yet stunning buildings that went on to become the city’s best-known landmarks.

    12.03.2019

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: January 19-20

    This weekend is packed with all sorts of art exhibitions to fit any taste, so pick the one you like most or mix it all up!

    16.01.2019

  • Travel Tips: Exploring Riga

    With its incredible mix of medieval, gothic, Renaissance, Art Nouveau, Soviet and contemporary architecture, Riga can be rightfully called the city of contrasts.

    06.11.2018

  • Sliding Trams, Sea Breeze, and Art Nouveau: Exploring Helsinki

    Modern, compact, and very green, Helsinki is the closest European capital to Russia and a nice place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of St. Petersburg!

    31.07.2018

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: July 7-8

    Looking for something fun to do in St. Petersburg? From art exhibitions to music festivals and Dostoevsky Day, this weekend is packed with a whole bunch of amazing events and activities!

    04.07.2018

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