St. Petersburg – cultural capital of Russia
Saint Petersburg is a unique destination combining rich cultural heritage and strong architectural history with a modern city beat. This mix of old and new is what makes Saint Petersburg such an attractive destination for both city-lovers and business tourists alike.
For two centuries, the city was the capital of the Russian Empire. Throughout this period, its picturesque architecture, created by the world’s best architects, transformed the city into a virtual open-air museum.
The city has long been a magnet for talented artists from all over the world. Saint Petersburg is the cultural capital of Russia and one of its leading administrative and economic centers. It’s historic downtown core, coupled with the magnificent Palace-and-park ensembles in its center and environs earned it the honor of being named an official UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Saint Petersburg has all the ingredients for an unforgettable travel and business experience: high art, lavish architecture, an extraordinary history and rich cultural traditions coupled with developed infrastructure and powerful business capabilities. Saint Petersburg nowadays is a place, where modern energy meets the great historical background. The city’s north-western location adds to its flavor, combining the refinement of Northern Europe and the breadth of the Russian soul. This mix provides an amazing visitor experience.
- Awards (World Travel Awards)
World’s Leading Cultural City Destination 2018
Europe’s Leading Cruise Destination 2018
Europe’s Leading Heritage Destination 2018
World’s Leading City Destination 2017
World’s Leading Cultural City Destination 2017
Europe’s Leading City Destination 2017
World’s Leading Cultural City Destination 2016
Europe’s Leading Destination 2016
Europe’s Leading Destination 2015
- #21 the Top 25 Europe Destinations (2018, Traveller’s Choice TripAdvisor)
- The cultural capital of Russia with over 8, 000 landmarks
- «Open Air Museum»
100 historical palaces
> 80 museums
> 342 bridges
- Residence of the imperial family
> 200 years
- Architectural appearance created by
>G. Mattarnovi, J.-B.Leblon, D. Trezzini, G. Quarenghi, Rastrelli, A. Montferrand
Corinthia hotel St. Petersburg – Main Venue of the AFCI’s 43rd Cineposium
- Russia’s Leading Conference Hotel (2018, World Travel Awards)
- Five-star hotel located on Nevsky Prospect – St. Petersburg’s main street
- 2-minute walk from Metro Station and Moskovsky Railway Station
- Smart Meetings concept with professional staff & excellent service
- Convenient access to the State Museum Hermitage (20 min.), the Faberge Museum (7 min.) and the Russian Museum (13 min.), Summer and Mikhailovsky Garden (10 min.)
On 30th June 2018 Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg was recognized as «Russia’s Leading Conference Hotel» for an incredible sixth time by the World Travel Awards. The hotel also scooped «Russia’s Leading Business Hotel» and «Russia’s Leading Hotel Suite» at the event, dubbed «The Oscars of the Travel Industry», which acknowledges outstanding achievements in the tourism industry around the world.
Event spaces create a stylish platform for the AFCI’s 43rd Cineposium. From mouth-watering catering to state-of-the-art connectivity, handsome boardrooms to historic ballrooms, elegant spaces and specialist staff will make your event unforgettable.