Interesting St.Petersburg Fun History Facts, Nightlife,Metro, Weather & More

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Every country, every city, every place have its own specialty, the more we explore the more we get to know about it. We learn about there culture, their food, their hobbies, and most importantly about the people of that particular place. Today we are going to talk about one such beautiful place named as St.Petersburg located in Russia. Well, its a port Russian city located in the Baltic Sea. We have some interesting facts about St.Petersburg, so check out them below.

St.Petersburg Fun History Facts

  • It was the capital of Russia for 2 centuries and was founded by Peter the great in 1703.
  • St.Petersburg is the second largest Russian city after Moscow with a population of 6.2 million.
  • The name of the city got through many changes such as in 1914, it got changed to Petrograd then in 1924 to Leningrad and then again in 1991 the name was changed back to St. Petersburg.
  • It is the most famous and modern city in Russia.
  • St. Petersburg is known as the cultural capital of Russia.
  • It has the largest art museum in the world.
  • It has different research group centers and certain banks and cooperation centers.
  • Natural calamities can happen anywhere but St.Petersburg has most of it. People have gone through a humongous number of floods about more than 280 times.St.Petersburg Fun History Facts

St.Petersburg Fun History Facts

  • It has 600 and above bridges and 22 of them are drawbridges.
  • There are more than 65 theatres and 300 museums in the city.
  • Each and every year the city hosts the night of museum festival an annual theatre festival with lots of fun and excitement.
  • Well, there are lots of festivals that take place here which includes about 20 international art forum and about 80 other cultural festivals within a year.
  • This city is full of life and people here are adventurous and enthusiastic. If we talk about the heritage museum here, it is so big that if we spend one minute on every item it would take about 6 to 7 years of your life to complete it.St.Petersburg Fun History Facts

    St.Petersburg Fun History Facts


Isaac cathedral the most famous place to find peace in St.Petersburg. It was constructed in 40 years. There is tons of gold covered all over it which is never been restored till today. People here celebrate the anniversary of the great patriotic war and at its 60th anniversary, the palace was covered with green live grass which turned into a huge ice rink during winters.

Fun and enjoying life is all that a human crave for all his life and so are the people of Petersburg there are more the 300 bars, pubs, nightclubs, and other hangout places with some really amazing food.

St.Petersburg Fun History Facts

If someone wants to see the professional work of da Vinci, Rembrandt, Picasso, and all other famous people then they will Definitely find it in the heritage museum.

The very first building to be constructed in the city was Peter and Paul fortress this place was planned to defend the city and it was used as a prison from which no one was able to escape. There were lots of famous personalities that were put in that jail here.St.Petersburg Fun History Facts

St.Petersburg is a beautiful place to be in. Well, there is one more special thing about the city and its coffee and even it is so popular that it is called as the coffee capital of Russia. There are lots of coffee shops with a huge variety of coffee blends. The most famous cafe is the coffee room which has now grown its franchises all over the city.

There is a place called amber room which well decorated and good enough to spend time there. Well, there are certain specialities that we can find in St.Petersburg.
The street’s of the city have special Russian doughnuts and special sort of fish which are easily available in the market and they smell so fresh that you resist to have them and there smell is just like a smell of fresh cucumbers.

St.Petersburg Fun History Facts

Many people think that the city was named after the name of their first emperor Peter the great but this was actually named in the honour of Saint Peter because the city was founded on this day of saint patron.

Well, Russia has a well-named avenue called Nevsky Prospect that is known to be the most loved tourist place in the city! It goes almost through the historical center of the city from where we can see the most amazing sites of the city which includes the bridges, churches, buildings and other famous monuments. It is also said that it is about 5 to 6 km long and about 2 million people go through it every day.

St.Petersburg Fun History Facts

St.Petersburg Fun History Facts

Nevsky Prospect is the warmest place of the city and the temperature here is higher than other parts of the city.St.Petersburg is such a beautiful name that there are 15 cities in the world with the same name.

Taking about the metro life of St.Petersburg has the deepest metro route in the world and some stations are About 70 to 80 deep under the water.

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