St. Petersburg (Russia): Renowned Educationist Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University and Managing Director of National Federation Of Tourism And Transport Cooperatives of India Limited visited St. Petersburg the cultural Capital of Russia.
“Saint Petersburg is Russia’s second-largest city after Moscow, with population of 6.2 million. It is an important Russian port on the Baltic Sea and called the Cultural Capital of Russia,” Dr. Sandeep Marwah informed to the press at Hotel Sofitel, Voznesensky Prospekt.
Saint Petersburg is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list as an area with 36 historical architectural complexes and around 4000 outstanding individual monuments of architecture, history and culture
The city has 221 museums, 2000 libraries, more than 80 theatres, 100 concert organizations, 45 galleries and exhibition halls, 62 cinemas and around 80 other cultural establishments. Every year the city hosts around 100 festivals and various competitions of art and culture, including more than 50 international ones.
Around 8 million tourists from all over the World visited St. Petersburg last financial year. Indo Russia Film And Cultural Forum also sponsored the visit.