Host Cities

St. Petersburg
Through most of June you can experience the famous ‘White Nights’
Length of rivers & canals
282km
Number of items at the Hermitage Museum
3,106,071
Number of bridges
800
Thousands of tourists come to Saint Petersburg, former capital of the Russian Empire, every year. This city is often called the Venice of the North. It was founded in 1703 by Tsar Peter the Great as a “window to Europe”. Its canals, bridges, marvelous facades and white nights make Saint Petersburg one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
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