"Superstition and Clairvoyance on Fontanka" Rivers and Canals Tip by Assenczo

Rivers and Canals, Saint Petersburg: 83 reviews and 201 photos

St. Petersburg is a special place with special vibes - exact prerequisite for an oracle location (the Delphi of the North, yes!). Having this in mind and your state of mind why not try a coin throw at the Chyzhek, so all or at least one of your dreams can come true.
This is a place where you can enjoy not only the regular canal scene with river boats passing up and down but also witnessing the locals in their most sincere being watched by the bewildered passers-by (sailors-by, funny expression eh!). Use small denominations ? no need to go bankrupt. It is not exactly the casino idea but during one of my attempts I and the other hopefuls at the time were scandalized by the crude attempt of a fellow to collect all of the coins from the sediment.

Address: Corner of Fontanka and Moika
Directions: Practically facing the entrance to the Summer Garden (from Moika)

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 11, 2005
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