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Private Day Trip by Helicopter to Valaam Monastery from St Petersburg
"Visit Valaam Monastery the most important religious site in Russia. 9:30am: - Pickup from your hotel and transport to the airport with a professional driver 10am: - Set off from Pulkovo airport for the 1-hour flight by helicopter to Valaam. You’ll pass"""Experience the amazing Valaam Archipelago beauty on this day trip by helicopter from St Petersburg. There is no faster way to get Valaam Island than by helicopter! You'll fly over one of the most beautiful cities in the world - St Petersburg also known a Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral Nikolsky skit founded in the XIX century and enjoy a lunch in a local dining room at the Valaam Monastery. This Monastery has been granted many rights and privileges by various emperors and priests and was once the center of power in the region solidifying its place in history."
From $1,299.00
 
St Petersburg Private Custom Day Tour
"Your private tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel holding a sign with your name on. Afterwards you will discuss what you will going to see. You can then set off for your tour and let your guide fill you in with all information possible. so that you do not have to wait in the line (admissions however not included in the price). As much as you can decide what you want to see here are some highlights that you should not miss: Church on the Spilled Blood St Isaac's cathedral Peter and Paul Fortress Hermitage Yusupov palace
From $150.00
 
Private Matryoshka-doll Painting Class in St Petersburg
"This tour can be incorporated in the tour program on any day at any time convenient for you. Please note that this tour is offered with various options including matryoshka-doll painting class only which doesn't include guide or driver services as well as other options that already have transportation and guide/interpreter included for your convenience. We recommend that you have a private guide with you to maximize the experience and facilitate the process. The tour cost includes profe blank matryoshka-dolls (one per person) acrylic paint and all other necessary items for the process. No drinks/snacks are included.This tour is good both for little children and for their parents who like to paint and have a fun time with their kids. The class takes place at a small co those who are interested will be able to have a light snack and enjoy some drinks. This class is very easily combined with any sightseeing day it's a perfect break to keep your kids happy and entertained.Schedule the tour for the first part of the day
From $56.00

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Coast boulevard of Onega

If asked me definitely the most beautiful place in Petrozavodsk is the Onega’s coast boulevard. In a summery day it’s a perfect place to walk & relax, have a saslik lunch and even visit in amusement...
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Useful phone numbers

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Few words in Russian

Below few words in Russian that you can use while visiting Russia.Good morning: Dobraye UtraGood day: DObryi den' Zdravstvuyte: Dobriy vechir (it's a kind of universal greeting, you can use it 24...
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Safety in town

Petrozavodsk is quite a big city, but beside that, since i arrived to the main train station i had a good feeling about safety.Of course, as in every city and country you have to behave good, but...
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Pictures not allowed / Pay to take pictures

While traveling in Russia, please note:In some places, shopping centers, souvenir places etc... pictutes are absolutely not allowed at all and you will find some advertising at the entrance of the...
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Russian alphabet

The Russian alphabet, also known as the Cyrillic alphabet, was devised by a Greek monk St. Cyril in the 9th century. The alphabet consists of 33 letters, some of which were borrowed from Greek and...
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Nordic Travel agency

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Observe, people, observe :)

The biggest mistake of Petroskoi is a lack of an observation tower. You can use a ferris wheel at Naberezhnaja, but come on, it is not really a Big eye, is it? :))So, here's my tip for you- climb (or...
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National structure of the population

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The Republic of Karelia

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Petrozavodsk on Lake Onega

Situated on Lake Onega, one of Europe's largest lakes, shipping and industry have helped Petrozavodsk evolve into one of the biggest cities in Northwestern Russia. Like Northern Minnesota, it is rich...
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The capital of the Karelian A S S R

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Onego Lake and this...

Onego Lake and this embankment.Onego Lake is rich in bays. The bay of Petrozavodsk area is one of them. Along it for hundreds meters stretches the embankment of Onego Lake - one of the most beautiful...
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Visit Kizhi Island in Lake...

Visit Kizhi Island in Lake Onego. It is famous for its unique masterpieces of wooden architecture including the 22-dome Church of Transfiguration (built in 1714) and the oldest wooden church in...
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