St Petersburg & Russia

Links to St Petersburg

Encyclopaedia on and about St Petersburg.

St Petersburg’s official municipal website

Website about Dutch television programme In Europa hosted by Gert Mak, containing reports about Russia (see: and links to all In Europa broadcasts relating to Russia (in Dutch).

Website about Dutch television presenter Jelle Brandt Corstius’s programme Russia is een feest voor de verveelde geest (Russia is a joy for the bored and dispirited), or so he claims ...

Extensive and current information about St Petersburg.

The Netherlands Institute in St Petersburg (1997) represents Dutch universities in northwest Russia, coordinates scientific and educational programmes, encourages the sudy of Dutch in Russia and distributes information about higher education in Holland and Russia.

St Petersburg city website.

Peter’s Walking Tours is an inspirational website featuring thematic tours of St Petersburg by a young team of Petersburg enthusiasts. Take the Rasputin tour for example, the morning tour for early birds, or the delicious Food Tour.

Petersburg press agency provides news, background articles and reports about Russia and the Baltic states for Dutch and English media.

Articles from current and past issues of Prospekt; Tijdschrift over Russia.

Website of the Russian Cultural Centre in Amsterdam.

Links to websites about Russia.

Links to websites about the Romanov dynasty.

Blog about St Petersburg by translator Egbert Hartman.

Popular website about all kinds of aspects of Russian society.

Ample material and practical information for tourists and business visitors to St Petersburg.

Blog by Lija van Vliet a returned native of St Petersburg.

Culture and sights of St Petersburg.

St Petersburg Times website, with news and current affairs.

St Petersburg in Architecture was Michigan University’s website celebrating the 300th anniversary of St Petersburg (2003). It describes the principal buildings, accessible by map or index.

The Friends of St Petersburg society supports cultural, sport and social exchange and contact between St Petersburg and the Netherlands, maintains the former Dutch church and backs initiatives by Dutch companies in St Petersburg.

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