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St. Petersburg Travel Questions

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St. Petersburg Travel Questions

I am visiting St. Petersburg late Aug for 4 nights and had a few questions

1- How does the circus here compare to the circus in Moscow?

2- Are there any Jewish Synogogues or Museums to visit?

3- Suggestions for restaurants that best represent the local cuisine could be high end or not

4- Shopping -- what would you recommend here that is different from Moscow and where are reputable places to shop?

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1. Re: St. Petersburg Travel Questions

Hi ssbelltx,

>>How does the circus here compare to the circus in Moscow?

well, it's different :) In August they will have some "Fountain show" which I haven't seen so can't say anything about it http://www.circus.spb.ru/en/playbill

>>Are there any Jewish Synogogues or Museums to visit

yes, check out here http://eng.jewishpetersburg.ru

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2. Re: St. Petersburg Travel Questions

There is an excellent exhibit of artifacts and documents on the Jewish traditions in Russia at the Ethnography Museum, next to the Russian Museum. It is a beautiful, large but seldom visited museum on the culture of all those many peoples who made up the Russian Empire. It is one of the nicest museums in this museum city yet few foreign visitors every go to it.

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THanks!! I hope to visit that museum when we're there.

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