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Money exchange in St Petersburg. Insider’s tips.

Money exchange in St Petersburg is an important question for everybody who is coming as a tourist. Can I pay in Euro or USD, are credit cards accepted? Some insider's tips  that will make you stay in St Petersburg much easier. 1. National currency is Russian rouble, so USD or Euro are not accepted anywhere except for some souvenir shops (exchange rate may be poor though) 2. The majority of shops,…


The citizens of 53 countries can visit St Petersburg with a free electronic visa

The citizens of 53 countries can  visit St. Petersburg and its neighboring Leningrad region with a free electronic visa from October 1, 2019.  The list of the countries includes Austria, Andorra, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, China (including Taiwan), Croatia, Cyprus, The Czech Republic, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco,…