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Let’s visit a photo exhibition by Dmitry Sirotkin and enjoy winter landscapes of Saint Petersburg. “Winterreise” exhibition, or “Wintertime journey”, is a view of the author of a frozen and immersed in melancholy city. The exhibition is accompanied by Schubert’s music and is running in the General Staff Building till 23rd of February.
Not sure, what to do on New Year's holidays? Visit the exhibition at the Russian Museum, in honor of 175th anniversary of the largest painter of the second half of the XIX century, Ilya Efimovich Repin. The museum features more than 250 paintings by the artist - these are recognized masterpieces of the master and his little-known works. Tickets can be purchased at the box office of the museum, as well as on their official website http://rusmuseum.ru/benois-wing/exhibitions/i-e-repin.
December is quite warm this year; still it’s not a reason to avoid winter entertainments! Let’s go ice skating in the center of Saint Petersburg on New Holland Island, or maybe you prefer forest paths in Ohta Park? A rink by the Gulf of Finland that will open in a couple of days can also become a nice place to spend the whole evening. It’s time to open winter season!
For the celebration of the 255th anniversary of the Hermitage Museum on Palace Square, a screening of the performance film “Love is the Highest Power” by the prominent Belgian artist Jan Fabre will take place.
The film will be shown on December 7 as part of the museum's birthday celebration. On this day, admission to the museum will be free for everyone. To see the movie you can from 10 a.m. to 20 p.m. on the Palace square.
Warm up on these cold winter days with hot cocktails. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the New Year and try warming red or white mulled wine. Or are you a coffee lover? Then for you fragrant Irish coffee. You can try all this and much more in our Lobby bar Majestic!
A season of the main New Year performance, the Nutcracker ballet, has begun in the preeminent theatres of Saint Petersburg. Join a fairy tale in the Mariinsky or Mikhailovsky theatre. Our concierge team will be happy to help you with the tickets!
Arriving in St. Petersburg, you need to see personally the world's largest collection of works by the famous jeweler Karl Faberge and his team, to see the work special created for members of the royal families and nobility of the XIX-XX centuries. Visit the Faberge Museum on the Fontanka river, just a couple of minutes from our Majestic Boutique Hotel 4 * Deluxe.
Outside is autumn, a yellow season. In this weather, will appeal to you, “Pumpkin cream soup with truffle aroma”. Come to our «Metropol» restaurant and taste the truly bright taste of autumn!
Street art Museum is a space where every visitor can familiarize themselves with works of famous street art artists. Nowadays, during winter season, Museum invites you to join an excursion group on weekends. There you will learn about uniqueness and specificity of the Museum, about culture and movements of street art.
The State Russian Museum and Exhibition Center ROSPHOTO offers its guests to have a look at its unique collection of photos that reflect the history of development of technologies, materials, styles and genres of photo. Exhibitions of both local and foreign photographers are held in the museum. For instance, nowadays an exhibition of Krass Clement is presented here. It tells us about life in Moscow, Dublin, Paris, Bristol and Copenhagen.
20 and 21 of September at the Peterhof Museum you will have the opportunity to visit the bright festival “Closing the Fountains”. During the Autumn Festival, a colorful multimedia show will unfold before the guests, which includes architectural 3d-mapping, stop-motion animation and a fireworks. This year also marks the 290th anniversary of the birth of Catherine the Great, thanks to which you can immerse yourself in a long journey through the 18th century. Do not miss such a bright and memorable event!
After a short break, the Mariinsky Theater is ready to please us with their performances. During the 237 season 2019-2020 years, you can enjoy all the "golden" performances of the theater: the ballets Swan Lake, Giselle, Don Quixote, Anna Karenina, Romeo and Juliet, Bakhchisarai Fountain , The operas “Prince Igor ”,“ Bohemia ”,“ Player ”,“ Othello ”,“ War and Peace ”,“ Iolanta ”,“ The Force of Fate ”and many other magnificent productions. In order to have time to choose the best seats, you can purchase tickets in advance at https://www.mariinsky.ru/playbill/playbill.
The Swan Lake, directed by choreographer Matthew Bourne, completely upended the concept of classical ballet. Born left only a few names and music of the great Russian composer P.I. Tchaikovsky. In 1995, after the release of Swan Lake, the production immediately received worldwide recognition and became a world bestseller.
In this version of Swan Lake, we will not see the classic fairy tale of love; here the choreographer shows a parable about human loneliness, about the conflict between the individual and society, about the search for a soul mate and the struggle with your own past. However, despite the tragedy he managed to add notes of British comedy there, which gives the performance even greater depth and versatility.
You can watch the production in St. Petersburg on the big screen in the show-space “Leningrad Center” on Potemkinskaya street, 4 September 10, beginning at 20:00.
“Airy as Pavlova” - with these words, the dessert “Pavlova cake” was once created, in honor of the famous Russian ballerina, who toured in 1926 in New Zealand and Australia. Soft meringues with whipped cream and berry or fruit filling have become a favorite treat all over the world. You can feel all the taste and serving of this dessert in our “Metropol” restaurant.
An exhibition “A Forgotten Russian Patron. The Collection of Count Pavel Sergeevich Stroganov” still goes on in the Hermitage. 250 pieces of art are presented in the exhibition: from paintings and graphic arts to Chinese vases and furniture. Its main value lies in the collection of Renaissance Italian and Netherlandish art. The doors of the exhibition are open for guests till October, 13.
The festival of water lanterns is an enchanting event in the Yusupov Garden. For three days from August 23 to 25, you can enjoy the amazing view of handmade lamps. Lilies, lotuses, water lilies will go on a water voyage to the charm sounds of live music. During the festival master classes from leaders in the field of architecture, music and cinema will also be held. The festival will end with a fiery pyrotechnic show. You can buy tickets on the website spb.kassir.ru https://spb.kassir.ru/frame/event/172997?key=66383df1.
Thanks to cooperation of two world museums, the Hermitage and the Louvre, guests and residents of Saint Petersburg have a great opportunity to enjoy the collection of Marquis Campana. An exhibition “A Dream of Italy. The Marquis Campana Collection” is open at the Manege of the Small Hermitage. More than 400 pieces of art are presented in the exhibition: from ancient Roman relief sculptures to the Renaissance painting. Don’t miss! The exhibition will last till October.
The sound show "Singing Bridges" has been held in St. Petersburg since 2016 and every summer delights guests of the cultural city with such a magnificent look. The show begins with the sounds of symphonic music, a few minutes before opening bridges and lasts about 20-25 minutes.
This project entered the TOP-6 of the best city events and became the hallmark of our city. The opening of the "Singing Bridges" season begins on May 27th. You can look at this performance every day, beginning at 01:10.
By tradition, the completion of the “Singing Bridges” season will take place in early September by the music week of the famous Petersburg composer Andrei Pavlovich Petrov.
You can find a detailed music program on the website https://www.petrocentr.ru/singingbridges/
Traditional motorcycle festival Harley Days is coming back to Saint Petersburg! The festival will be held August 2-4 in the Ostrovskogo Square. Special music program, motorcycle shows are in the program of the festival. Motorcycle parade that will go through historical part of the city will become a highlight of these days. You will find more detailed information on the official website of the festival http://harleydays2019.ru/
Today, on the 28th of July, we celebrate Day of the Russian Navy. Probably Naval parade is the main event of the day that starts at 11:00. We advise you to observe it from central embankments: from the Palace and Lieutenant Schmidt embankments or from the Spit of Vasilyevsky Island. Guests will be also surprised from the air. Traditionally celebrations will end with evening concert in the Palace Square and after that with bright fireworks.