Visiting Saint Petersburg especially in the summer and during the period of white nights is a one-of-a-kind experience. The amazing history hidden on every step, impressive architecture, and cultural heritage makes this city a great place to visit for all tourists who love to explore, learn, and enjoy.
The name of this popular Festival is obviously related to the “white nights” that last from late May until mid-June, when daylight persists for almost 24 hours due to the far northern latitude of the city. Even though it is not a phenomenon unique to Saint Petersburg, one can hardly find another city that has such a romantic and idyllic atmosphere during this time of the year. This is why many people relate white nights to this Russian city.
The world renowned Mariinsky Theater with its ballet, opera, music program, and famous artists is one of the most amazing places to visit in the northern Russian city. “The Stars of the White Nights Festival” is held annually in the Mariinsky Theater, and it opens the door for visitors from Russia and beyond to see regular day and evening ballet, opera, and concert performances by national and international musicians. It usually lasts from mid-May until late July, and, with a unique high-quality program and the most prestigious names of the contemporary art world on the scene, one can expect to make memories for life.
And, even if you leave the theater at midnight, there is still daylight, so you are invited continue with other city amusements and spectacles in all areas. Definitely, you cannot be bored in this city at any time.