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St Petersburg: Russia's cultural capital

St Petersburg is full of some of Russia's most beautiful and iconic cultural attractions. A man with a dream founded it in 1703; Peter the Great, who knew that one day it would be one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

Let us show you how right he was! It will be our pleasure to organize a special tour for you on your request and help you to discover and enjoy the amazing city of St Petersburg. Please contact us in advance at concierge@moika22.com or +7 812 335 91 20, or at the Concierge Desk in the hotel.

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    The Power of Dreams

    To sightsee in St Petersburg is to see for yourself the power of dreams – Rastrelli’s Winter Palace, Monferrand’s St Isaac’s Cathedral, the raising of the bridges during White Nights – and outside of the city there are the dreamlike Catherine Palace and Park; and Peterhof Palace and Park, with its amazing Golden Cascade…

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    Museums – the world’s cultural heritage

    A good part of the world’s cultural heritage is to be found in St Petersburg’s museums – in the Hermitage Museum you can admire the masters of the Renaissance and Impressionism, in the Russian Museum there are soulful Russian landscapes; Russia’s great literary heritage is celebrated in the Dostoevsky Apartment Museum and the Pushkin Apartment Museum.

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    Theatres and Concert Halls

    Tsarist Russia was famous for its Imperial Russian Theatres where Tchaikovsky presented his magical creations. Today, the most famous operas, ballets and classical music are still to be found in St Petersburg – at the Mariinsky Opera and Ballet Theatre; classical music at the St Petersburg Philharmonic Hall.

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    St Petersburg is the city of Fabergé, and the original shop is only a short walk away from Kempinski Hotel Moika 22; so is Nevsky Prospect, fashionable since the early eighteenth century. In this most elegant of cities the shops are always an attraction by themselves…

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    St Petersburg is a sporting city – come for the tennis during the St Petersburg Open, for the yachting during the Volvo Ocean Race… football fans can watch games of the football club Zenit; and there is SKA for world-class ice hockey. Ask our concierge to get you tickets for the big game…

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    Restaurants, Nightlife and Getting Around

    In St Petersburg a night at the opera followed by dinner and then on to a club is still the way of doing things – our concierge is a past master at getting best seats at the new Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Opera and Ballet Theatre, and dinner in one of the city’s many fine dining restaurants.