FIFA World Cup 2018 in Saint Petersburg


FIFA World Cup 2018 in Saint Petersburg

Today the FIFA World Cup 2018 begins! It is held for the first time in Russia and will last until July 15. Many Russian cities are honored to host eminent teams at their stadiums. And Saint Petersburg is no exception! And how without the cultural capital of Russia on this holiday ?!

What St. Petersburg prepared for the FIFA World Cup 2018:

  •  A new stadium on the Krestovsky Island “St. Petersburg Arena”
  • A special service for the city’s guests, which will help you to navigate “I know the city”: young people in uniform in different places in the city will prompt you , if you get lost
  • Fan Zone in Konyushennaya Square: a large screen with live broadcasts of all matches, concerts, entertainment and games for children and adults, invited football stars, artists and contests.

And, of course, no one canceled the many different festivals and interesting events that these days are in St. Petersburg:

  • Festival of football fans in Lenexpo,
  • Baltic Sea Festival in the Neva,
  • open-air concerts Music of the Summer Garden,
  • beautiful Festival “Imperial Gardens of Russia” in the Summer Garden,
  • Festival of sand sculptures on the beach of the Peter and Paul Fortress,
  • Emblematic event of St Petersburg Alye Parusa (“Scarlet Sails”)
  • Sunday concerts of carillon music at the Peter and Paul Cathedral.

☞ And, always topical private excursions in St. Petersburg: the best local guides, the most interesting sights and the main museums of St. Petersburg will leave the best impressions and vivid memories from your tour to St. Petersburg. (Photo olegeverzov)

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