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St Petesburg Russia with Kids 
Hi, We are travelling moscow and St.Petesburg from 11th May till 20th May. We are interested for seeing a ballet in St.Petesburg. But the price for …

Language Barrier 
I don't speak Russian. How to have a good visit in 3 days in St Petersburg? What can I do to help myself. I'm coming by 72 hour visa free ferry.

Cycling in St. Petersburg Russia 
Hi, I would like to know if we can rent a bicycle in st. petersburg. if so , can u name few centers u recommend. Are there any hiking places near st.petersburg. …

Russian Currency: The Ruble. 
What currency do you recommend for our visit to St.Petersburg in May 2017. Took Roubles last time but they either wanted euros or dollars for our souvenir …

St Petersburg and Moscow - How Many Days to Stay? 
im flying to moskow and st petersburg 5days and 4 nights haw many day to moskow and petersburg i need and how is the train. Thank you

Ferry Service from Tallinn to St Petersburg | One Way 
Can I take the ferry one-way from St. Petersburg to Tallinn, or Tallinn via Stockholm? I plan to travel by train from Tartu, Estonia to St. Petersburg …

Disabled Access to Winter Palace! 
My husband has Mobilty disability ie he cannot walk very far, therefore is there wheel chair access to the Winter palace? Eg a lift between floors etc. …

Letter of Confirmation From Hotel for Your Russian Stay! 
If we book through booking.com as suggested, is this booking confirmation enough for our visa requirement or do we then have to contact the hotel separately …

Start and Ending of the Season for the Students? 
What month/date is the studuents of the goverment university graduating, or more intresting when do they leave St. Petersburg and when do they come back? …

Travel Insurance 
Do you need a valid travel insurance certificate to enter Russia on a 72 hour visa free visit from a ship?

Car Insurance for Travelling to Russia 
hi, we are driving a uk car uk license plate across russia and into kazakhstan. we are unable to find out if we can get the car insurance for …

General headquarters building in St. Petersburg, Russia 
Will be in St. Petersburg in June and would like to tour the impressionsts art which is housed in the general staff (Headquarters) building. Need to know …

Shopping in St Petersburg Russia 
Hi ! I moved to Saint Petersburg not so long ago and miss the small cute shops, were you can always find a great gift ! Especially now around Christmas …

St Petersburg Outdoor Activities in January | Russia 
Hi, i am travelling with my son to St.Petersburg in january, and i like to know where i can find information for outdoor activities such as riding snow …

Tour 
We will be in St. Petersburg November 29 and would like to go to Hermitage and Pushkin.What is the fee for this 1 day tour? There are 4 of us.

Visas 
Hi I'm Luke for the UK. I'm planning on visiting St Petersburg in August 2017. I was wondering how much time between getting a visa and your actually …

cruises during winter? 
Looking for short canal/river or any interesting cruises conducting on 28 dec 2015. If any, prices pls. for 2 pax. Thanks

Do you require Russia visa if I travel from Helsinki to St. Petersburg by Train? 
Do you require Russia visa if i travel from Helsinki to st. petersburg by TRAIN?

picking up the allegro train ticket after midnight 
I plane to travel from Helsinki to St Petersburg but my flight will arrive at 01:30 hours and would like to take the 05:30 train in the morning , can I …

Is there any ATMs at the Marine Facade Port? What about the bus? 
Arriving by ferry from Stockholm is there currency facility at the port? The 158 bus from the port to Primorskaya, does this continue to Nevsky Prospekt? …

Ferry travel to and from St. Petersburg 
Where may I find schedules, costs and booking info for return ferry travel from Tallinn to St. Petersburg and back this september? Is there direct overnight …

Entering St petersburg by Ship and Visa Requirements 
We are taking a private tour of the Hermitage by an outside company-not one offered by our cruise line. Do we need a visa to go from the port to the Hermitage …

Cost of One Day Tour! 
Can you please tell me the cost of your one day tour of St Petersburg?

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Transit visa in Moscow 
Sorry to ask this question when you are in St. Petersburg but I have a 16 hour layover in Moscow on the first leg of my trip and another 16 hour layover …

4 Nights Baltic Cruise from Saint Petersbeg on Saint Petersline 
Hello We are group of four people planning travelling to Russia Saint Petersburg from Delhi. We are reaching Saint Petersburg on 14th June and returning …

Drinking Water in St Petersburg Russia 
We have been told that it is not safe to drink the water in St. Petersburg. Is this correct?

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