XXVII International Conference
«Mathematical and Computer Simulation in Mechanics of Solids and Structures»
MCM 2017
Fundamentals of static and dynamic fracture

September 25-27, 2017

 
 

 World Travel Awards: the most beautiful city in Europe

 
The most important awards in the tourism industry were awarded in Sardinia, Italy, during the World Travel Awards gala that has come to its 23 edition. The of the best 2016 European tourist destination trophy category was received by the same city who managed to also win the votes of worldwide specialists in 2015 - Saint Petersburg.

   World Travel Awards is a prestigious and comprehensive international reward, the Oscar of the tourism industry, as it was called by The Wall Street Journal. All winners are defined by travel professionals and high-end tourism consumers through an open online vote on the official website of the Award.


Saint Petersburg:

• Cultural capital of Russia
• Part of UNESCO World Heritage
• Home of Russian Intelligentsia
• Home of Russian soul
• North Venice



#1 in Russia
#8 in Europe
#14 in World

Useful information

Important phone numbers
Telephone code of the city: +7 (812) Emergencies: Emergency Control Ministry - 01, Police - 02, Ambulance - 03, for mobile phones - 112 
Tourist helpline, city information center: +7 (812) 30-30-555 

Transport
Metro (58 stations). Working hours from 5:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Price fare - 45 rubles.
Metro map can be viewed here
Ground public transport operates from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Buses, trams and trolleybuses. Price for the ticket for 1 person - 40 rubles.
• Commuter trains.

Taxi
We strongly recommend do not use private driver's cars!
Taxi Pulkovo counters are located at Arrivals hall on the first floor of the Terminal. Please do not use an illegal taxi and drivers which are standing next to the exit!

There are many taxi services are available in city (Uber, Yandex taxi, TaksovichkoF and etc.)
You may also reserve (paid in addition)  personal transfer from  the airport. Please contact project manager to get more details by email mcm2017@onlinereg.ru

Autumn in Saint Petersburg
Autumn is considered one of the best periods in the city. In this periof the weather in the city is quite mild and sunny, there are not that many tourists and the wonderful architecture of the old town look even more majestic.
 
Must do's in Saint Petersburg 

Take a walk along the Nevsky prospekt,
buy a book in the Singer House
and enjoy a cup of coffee
in the confectionery "North" ('Sever")


Visit the Hermitage, than take a walk 
through the Palace Bridge, see 
Spit of Vasilyevsky Island and
 the Peter and Paul Fortress 

Climb the 300 steps up to the cathedral's colonnade
of the St. Isaac's Cathedral 



Visit Art Square and others:
Marble Palace, Russian Museum of Ethnography,
Musical comedy theater, Mikhailovsky Theatre and 
Russian Museum

Visit the unique monument architecture -
the Savior on Spilled Blood 



Take a walk through the
Tauride Garden and Greenhouses