Tourism in St Petersburg
St Petersburg is the industrial centre of Russia, but, that the most important, it is the cultural capital of Russia and also one of tourism capitals in Russia. About 300 research institutes, more than 80 universities, a great number of theatres, museums, concert halls and other entertainments to different tastes a St Petersburg are situated in the city. So St Petersburg is often called as “the Museum in the open air”, basically a lovely tourism destination. St Petersburg main city Tourism Information Centre was established in 2000. A range of tourism information and advice is available at its offices. You can also call their Tourism help line (+7) 300 3333, 24 hours a day for an English-speaking hotline who can tell you everything according with tourism or the opening hours of the local supermarket to what to do if you've just landed in the drunk tank. Furthermore during the summer months there are numerous 'Tourist Angels' who can help with tourism information, they speak many different languages and spend their hours wandering the streets around Nevsky prospekt and the main sights offering their help and advice to anyone who wants to know more about tourism in St Petersburg.