St. Petersburg: On the Ground

Insider Tour St. Petersburg: On the Ground

Dive into to the vibrant “Venice of the North,” where layers of history fuse with modern energy. St. Petersburg still thrives as the epicenter of luxury, bringing jet-setters from around the world to explore the city’s rich culture, art, food, and festivals. Discover the best places to indulge with W St. Petersburg Insider Galina Reshetova.


22.13 GIFT
Bolshoy Ave P.S. 44


You’re invited to the showroom that turns a home into a dynamic runway. Hosts welcome you with a warming drink and share some secret stories while you get inspired and revel in their vintage collection.




Nab. Obvodnogo kanala 60


Old meets new at Banya Concept store, a thrift and small designer hybrid shop where style transcends the eras.


Obvodny Channe 60


Join attractive young jazz musicians from all over the country at this industrial creative space and savor the sounds of saxophone along with visual aesthetics.



Mood Generator St. Petersburg

Karavannaya 7


Get lost in your childhood with the unique toy and souvenir shop where culture comes to life. There’s something for everyone here, from old dolls to handmade crafts, with a delightful touch of weird.



W St. Petersburg


Cuisine gets haute at KOKOKO restaurant where organic seasonal products from local farmers are highlighted with modern culinary techniques. Reinventing traditional recipes and expanding the familiar tastes of Russian culture, customs are reborn in new textures, forms, and combinations.