Saint Petersburg at Night

What mysteries lie within?

Postcard Scavenger HuntWhen Natalia in Saint Petersburg, Russia proposed a postcard swap some weeks ago, I could hardly resist.  In exchange for a handful of postcards promoting social causes, she sent me several beautiful views of her city at night.  Serendipitously, these cards fit in very nicely with Postcardy’s Postcard Scavenger Hunt for July: Night/Lights.

The backs of these cards have large, bold titles in Russian and English, with smaller titles in German, French, Spanish, and Italian.  Then the photo and publisher credits are listed in English and Russian, along with the publisher’s logo.  As you might imagine, and like many Russian cards (and Soviet cards before them), this leaves very little room for any message you might want to send along with the card.

Without further ado, please enjoy these views of Saint Petersburg at night. 

Ostrovski Square, Monument of Catherine II and Alexandrinskiy Theatre

Laser Show, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Vantoviy Bridge, Saint Petersburg, Russia

TV Tower at Night, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Atlanti (Les atlantes), Saint Petersburg, Russia

St. Isaac's Cathedral, Saint Petersburg, Russia

The Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg, Russia

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4 Responses

  1. postcardy says:

    Those are really nice cards.Thanks for participating in the Postcard Scavenger Hunt.

  2. Robin says:

    I am real late getting out and about to everyone’s blog this week. I’ve been out of town and have had little time to play. But I’m glad I stopped by today. These are lovely postcards. :-)

    I hope you and yours had a beautiful weekend.

  3. debby says:

    WOW!!!! The cards are just gorgeous, how much fun this would be to get in the mail.

  4. Lara says:

    Very beautiful cards! Made me proud for my native country, Russia! Saint Petersburg IS very beautiful in real life too :))

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