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"Holiday: Crimson Sails on 25th of May" Top 5 Page for this destination Rivers and Canals Tip by sennaya

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

  Schtandart in red sails passes PeterPaul Fortress
by sennaya

On the 25th of May is the Day of celebration of all school graduates. Thousands of young people crowd along the Neva River near palace Square and the bridges. Nevsky Prospet is closed and crowded with people. There are concerts on the squares and much festivity.

The highlight of the evening is a large firework salute over the river from the Peter and Paul fortress. The new fountains in the Neva River are danicng to music and a few VIP boats pass along.

The Peter the Great's ship Schtandart outfitted in CRIMSON RED SAILS passes along the Neva for the finale.

Address: Neva River embankment and bridges
Directions: Neva river at Nevsky Prospekt and Palace Square

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  • Written Dec 7, 2006
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