Brimming with culture and history and often described by locals as the Gorod Muzei or Museum City, St. Petersburg proudly boasts more than 200 magnificent museums in addition to stunning rivers, charming canals and impressive architecture.
Making a hub out of the nation's culture capital, the Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg is inviting GCC travellers to head to the imperial capital to enjoy a variety of cultural treats resembling a sumptuous fine-dining menu. From guided tours of the State Hermitage Museum and The Russian Museum to classical and contemporary ballet or opera theatre performances, guests can indulge in the best of culture, with an appetiser, main course, and dessert to choose from.
Situated in the heart of the city on the famous Nevsky Prospect, Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg is walking distance from many of the major cultural attractions as well as the booming business district, the ideal location for travellers. It’s recently launched “Art à la Carte” project aims to satisfy the cultural appetites of its spectators whilst paying homage to the intricate craftsmanship of a fine-dining menu. ‘Diners’ are given the opportunity to warm up their palettes with a trip to Hermitage Museum, the historic and royal masterpieces in the former home of the Tsar. After which, they are treated to the options of visiting the classic and contemporary excellence of the Mariinsky Theatre, an opera and ballet house open since 1860 of basking in the beauty of the Mikhailovsky Theatre, founded in 1833. To end on a sweet note, dessert rounds off the meal with a trip to the Russian Museum, home to the largest collection of Russian fine art in Saint Petersburg. - Tanika D'souza
The “Art à la Carte” package is valid until 30 December 2016 and prices start from Dhs1,640 for two adults for two nights. For more information on Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg, click here.