Advice 1: How to get to the Gulf of Finland

Gulf of Finland is part of the Baltic sea and the coast of Saint-Petersburg and its suburbs. To get to the most picturesque corners of the Bay are different ways by land and water.
How to get to the Gulf of Finland
Instruction
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Russians admire the beauty of the Gulf of Finland will be the easiest in Saint-Petersburg and its suburbs. Use of local public transport. You can reach the beautiful coast of the Gulf of Finland opposite the Park of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg. Using the metro to get to the metro station "Chernaya Rechka" or "Old Village". Next take one of several trams to the shopping center "mercury", which is located on the street Savushkina. Coming at this stop and move in the opposite direction and you will reach the coast. You can also take a ride to the metro station "Primorskaya" and walk along the old houses of the era of 70-ies, not yet released to the Gulf.
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Get to the Peterhof, the popular place for romantics who prefer to admire the Bay disappearing into the distance. Use taxi, walking from the metro stations "Baltiyskaya", "Avtovo", "Prospect VETERANOV" and "Leninsky prospect". Please note that the station "Avtovo" is very popular among tourists, and there may be long queues. From here you can travel by route taxi №№ 224, 300 or 424. Also drive to your destination, you can bus No. 200. At the station "Leninsky prospect", you can use the route taxi №№ 103, 224, 420. From the "Baltic" is the bus No. 404, and from the metro station "Prospect VETERANOV" - No. 343 and 639Б.
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Reach the destination by train from the Baltic station located near the metro station "Baltic". You will approach trains towards stations "Kalishche", "Krasnoflotsk" or "Oranienbaum". Out on any of them, you can quickly get to the Gulf coast. From stations in the direction you want to take buses No. 349-352, 355 and 356.
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Take a trip on the hydrofoil across the water from the docks or the Palace embankment near the Palace bridge at the Admiralty. Adult ticket will cost you at a price of 650 rubles, and for children – from 300 rubles.

Advice 2: How to get to Peterhof

Four different ways to get to the Museum-reserve "Peterhof", located on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland near Saint Petersburg.
How to get to Peterhof



To Peterhof from St. Petersburg can be reached in many different ways: by train, by taxi and bus, speed boat "meteor" and a helicopter.

Taxis to the city coming from metro Avtovo, Leninsky prospect, Prospect VETERANOV" and "Baltic". Many tourists station "Avtovo" is the most popular here and accumulate a large queue. In the season often have to wait up to an hour. From metro station "Avtovo to Peterhof are route taxis №№224, 300, 424 and 424А. Can also be reached by municipal bus No. 200.

From the metro station "Leninsky prospect" to Peterhof heading fixed-route taxi №№103, 224, 420.

From the metro station "Prospect VETERANOV" - No. 343, 639Б.

From the metro station "Baltic" - bus number 404.

From the Baltic station, near the metro station "Baltic" in Peterhof can be reached by train. You need to find the trains going to destinations Kalishche, Oranienbaum or Krasnoflotsk. You need to get out at the station "New Peterhof". To the Museum from the station you can take buses 349,350, 351,352,355,356.

From the docks near the Palace bridge at the Admiralty and the Palace embankment in Saint Petersburg you can go on the water. On this route ply boats on underwater wings. Adult one-way ticket costs 650 rubles, the cost of children's ticket – 300 rubles.

The most exotic and expensive way to get to the Museum by helicopter. From the fortress you can fly to Peterhof in just ten minutes. The ticket price is usually 3000 rubles. The only caveat – must have group of at least fifteen people.


Advice 3: How to get to the Baltic station

From the Baltic station of St. Petersburg sent mostly commuter trains. From here you can drive to the amazing suburbs of the Northern capital – Strelna, Peterhof, Oranienbaum, Krasnoe Selo and Gatchina. From here the train to Ivangorod, then got to the Estonian border. There are several trains in the neighboring regional centers, Pskov and Novgorod.
How to get to the Baltic station
You will need
  • - metro map of Saint Petersburg;
  • - map of Saint Petersburg.
Instruction
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If you are driving to the Baltic station, from the airport, you need to first get to the metro station "Moskovskaya". To make it easy, through this station are all the buses and taxis from the "Pulkovo-1" and "Pulkovo-2". "Moscow" is located on the blue metro line, you need to move to red. This can be done at the station "Technological Institute". From there to "the Baltic", where the desired station, only one stop. There are minibuses that go to the airport to the center. It is not very convenient, because it is very easy to fall into the tube.
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Arriving at Finland, Moscow and Vitebsk railway stations, you need to immediately go to the subway. The station "Lenin Square", "Square Uprising" and "Pushkinskaya", which are located close to stations, are on the same red line as the "Baltic," so you just have to not miss the right stop. As for the Ladoga station, then next to him is a metro station "Ladoga". This yellow line, so I have to make a connection. Need to get to the station "Dostoevskaya", and from there go to "Vladimir", and then three stops to the "Baltic".
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Baltic railway station is located in the bypass channel 120, in alignment Lermontovsky prospect. Here is quite a lot of routes of public transport. At the station there are stops of trolleybuses No. 3 and No. 8 buses №№10, 1M, 65, 67, 67B, 43, taxi №№404, 62, 67, 186. This allows you to get to the station, not the subway from almost anywhere in the city or even the suburbs.

So, the trolleybus №8 goes through the regional hospital to the Finland station and more. Bus number 3 will take you to the Baltic station with the Vyborg side or Piskarevka. Bus №404 runs between the area of the Baltic station and Alexander street in Oranienbaum. As a rule, buses and minibuses in St. Petersburg indicated what streets they go, as well as a final stop. Stations indicate always.
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Your Baltic station is in one of the regional centers of the Leningrad region in Gatchina. If you need it there, then take a look at the Baltic station of St. Petersburg schedule and find an indication of what trains to Gatchina Baltic course. In this small town, there is also Warsaw railway station. Went there before the train from the station in the Northern capital, which was called exactly the same. Warsaw railway station was closed, but the train Warsaw move left.

Advice 4: How to get to Kronstadt

A few decades ago to Kronstadt was only possible on the water, and then only with a special pass. But times change, and now Kotlin island is easiest reached by car or public transport, and there are several options.
The famous Naval Cathedral of Kronstadt
You will need
  • - map of Saint Petersburg;
  • - scheme of the Petersburg underground.
Instruction
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Kronstadt is now included in the boundaries of Saint Petersburg, so you first need to drive to the Northern capital. If you arrive by car, you need to get to the metro station "Chernaya Rechka". Almost near the pavilion station street Savushkina. In it you will find yourself on the seaside highway, you will pass through Olgino, Lisy nos and the mountain and turn to the dam. A few minutes and then you're on the island. You can enter the city or go to the FORTS. On the road, you can easily find the right pointers.
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One of the routes of travel to Kronstadt starts from the metro station "Old village". It is situated on the purple line. Almost on the station of bus 101. It goes straight to the island of Kotlin. Its final stop – the House of life, where the old districts of Kronstadt can be reached on foot in twenty minutes. The interval is 10-15 minutes.
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There is another non – stop route from the metro station "Chernaya Rechka". This station is on the blue line. After leaving the metro, you will easily find the taxi stop No. 405, which takes you to square Romala in Kronstadt.
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Interesting route to Kronstadt starts at the metro station "Prospect Enlightenment", which like "Black river", is located on the blue line. From here there is a bus No. 407, which will take you first to the mountain, and then along the crest of the dam is to the street Zosimova in Kronstadt.
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In Kronshtadt you can get on the South shore of the Gulf. From the Baltic station, Board the train going to the town or Kalishche. It will take you to the station "Oranienbaum-1". Right on the station square will be able to take city bus No. 175, which will take you to the Civil streets of Kronstadt. The interval is 30-40 minutes.
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On the southern shore of the Bay can be reached Kronstadt in another way. This is perfect for those who would like one day to see as many attractions. The road is a little longer than the "Old village", but extremely beautiful and so interesting.

In Saint Petersburg get to the metro station "Kirov plant", or even better – "Avtovo". Both of these stations are on the red line. From Kirovsky Zavod is a bus №200 to the University. He stops in front of the station "Avtovo", from which, except it goes in the same direction and bus number 300. The final stop of these routes is the same station square in Lomonosov, near the station "Oranienbaum-1".

On these buses you will drive past the marvelous Palace and Park ensembles of Strelna and Peterhof, on your way to be the old manor Znamenka, mykhailivka and serhiivka, Russian village Shuvalovka, military memorials in Peterhof and the village Martyshkino. Once you reach the last stop, change to bus No. 175.
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To Kronstadt can be reached and not from the subway. If you suddenly found yourself in the shopping complex "Mega-Parnas" on the North of St. Petersburg to Kotlin you will take a share taxi No. 816. The final stop in the Pine forest, but along the way the bus comes in Kronstadt.
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If you still want to feel that Kotlin is really a piece of land, surrounded on all sides by water, unable to get there and the Bay. However such opportunities every year becomes less. First cancelled the ferry from the Fox's nose, then out of the Oranienbaum port. Now there's only the aquabus, which is sent from the Arsenalnaya embankment in St.-Petersburg and some sightseeing tours that have no regular schedule.

Advice 5: How to get to lake Baikal

The unique lake Baikal, which is called the pearl of Siberia, rightfully attracts travelers from all over the world seeking to see the world's deepest lake in the world. Rugged beauty and mystical power of the lake Baikal leave an indelible mark in the soul of everyone who visited the shores of the sacred lake. But how to get there?
Golden autumn at lake Baikal
Instruction
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Baikal is the easiest way to get from the nearest city of Irkutsk, which you can reach by plane, train or car. The flight from Moscow takes 5-6 hours by rail have to go about 5 days. If you decide on a car trip, remember that the quality of roads deteriorates in proportion to the distance from Moscow, and to overcome you have about 5 thousand miles in one direction.

Another major city not far from lake Baikal - the capital of the Republic of Buryatia, Ulan-Ude. By Siberian standards, it is very near to Irkutsk is just 400 kilometers. You can get there also by plane, train or car.
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The easiest way to Baikal from Irkutsk by bus or car to Listvyanka settlement, located by the Angara - the only river flowing from Baikal. The distance is only 60 kilometers. However, in Listvyanka you will not see the true beauty of lake Baikal - the village, too civilized. However, the lack of time makes many tourists go beyond this. However, to get to Listvyanka you can on the water - from Irkutsk frequent hydrofoils.
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Once in Irkutsk on the train or bus you can reach the village of Slyudyanka and Baikalsk city, also located on the shore of lake Baikal. It will be about 150 kilometers, but in the end you will get to Circum-Baikal railway - a unique structure, built in the early XX century. To walk around it both independently and as part of the tour.
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Heart of lake Baikal called Olkhon island. The unique nature of the island, its importance for the shamans and Buddhists, incredible scenery - all this makes the island the most popular tourist destination of lake Baikal. To get to the island is possible by car or bus, the distance from Irkutsk is about three hundred kilometers.
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From Ulan-Ude is the easiest way to get to the East coast of lake Baikal. The most attractive tourist places are Chivyrkuisky Bay, Barguzin Bay, where due to the remoteness from civilization you can fully enjoy the beauty of wild nature.
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Finally from Irkutsk and Ulan-Ude by rail you can get to Severobaikalsk, a town located in the Northern part of the lake. However, it is still 2000 miles away, so Severobaikalsk is not so popular among tourists. And there are much more severe.
Note
The locals are very welcoming, but service prices are sometimes unreasonably high.

To swim in the lake is possible, but note that water rarely warms above 15°.

Due to the remoteness from civilization garbage from Baikal is a real problem, so try not to pollute the lake.
Useful advice
Try to get out to lake Baikal in late July-early August, the Siberian summer is not kind.
The size of the island of Olkhon is such that it is better to study it as part of the city that many offer local travel company.

Advice 6: How to get to Zelenogorsk

Until 1948, the map of the Leningrad region no Zelenogorsk was not. The city bore the name of the Finnish Terijoki, and the borders of the Soviet Union he was after the war. Here there is still the spirit of the old country place, which was visited by many great Russian cultural figures. Now Zelenogorsk is part of Kurortny district of St. Petersburg.
Zelenogorsk - recognized resort destination
Instruction
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To get to Zelenogorsk in several ways - for example, by train. Trains to Zelenogorsk go with the Finland station, but you can sit down and for intermediate stations – New village, Old village, the Specific. All of them except the New village, located near the namesake metro stations. New village is located between the stations of "Chernaya Rechka" and "pioneer", so that it is reached by subway and on foot have to walk 10 or 15 minutes.

If you decide to go with the Finland station, you should take the metro to the station "Lenin Square". She is on the red line. You need to get on the train, going in the direction of Vyborg. Suitable trains on Kannelyarvi, Roschino and actually Zelenogorsk. They go quite often.
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Drive from Zelenogorsk and by taxi or bus. Of the minibuses going in the right direction, pretty much. The most popular bus No. 400. It comes from the Lenin square, bus stop – just in front of the Finland station. This route is the fastest and the cheapest.
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A convenient route to Zelenogorsk and starts from the metro station "Old village". There you need to take bus №305. You can drive to the station "Chernaya Rechka". Almost beside the pavilion you will find the stop of bus n 211. It is, however, quite long. You can reach the station "Prospect Enlightenment", where bus No. 680.
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If you prefer to travel by car, you have two options: Vyborg highway or the seaside. If you choose the seaside road, part of the way to Zelenogorsk you will travel on the highway "Scandinavia". To get at the Vyborg highway, you need to pass the village of Sand, and behind Beloostrov turn right.
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