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UPDATE ON TRAVELLING TO RUSSIA

27 September 2022

From July 15th, Russia has lifted the restrictions on crossing its land borders established in connection with the pandemic. Foreign tourists once again have the opportunity to enter our country on regular bus lines Lux Express and Ecolines.
GASTRONOMIC FESTIVAL IN KAZAN

15 September 2022

On September 17-18, Kazan will host the Tasty Kazan gastronomic festival for the eighth time. The festival will take place on the square in front of the Palace of Farmers. Visitors will be able to try dishes, take part in culinary master classes from chefs, try tasting sets, learn the rules of hospitality and much more.

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PLATFORM FOR THE TRAIN TO HOGWARTS APPEARED IN ST. PETERSBURG

28 September 2022

Platform 9 ¾ appeared at Ladozhsky railway station in Saint-Petersburg.

The Ladozhsky railway station in Saint-Petersburg now has its own platform 9¾, which the British writer J.K. Rowling described in her books about Harry Potter. According to one of the employees of the Ladozhsky railway station, the unusual object was installed a few weeks ago. The event was timed to coincide with the launch of the festive train Winter Fairy Tale, which goes from Saint-Petersburg to Veliky Ustyug, to the homeland of Father Frost - the Russian Santa Claus.

Christmas trains start from the Northern capital on Fridays. It is assumed that before the departure of the tourist train, passengers will take memorable pictures next to the installation: for this, a trolley with suitcases was installed under the sign of Platform 9¾. The object looks very similar to the one that can be seen in the movie when young wizards were heading to the Hogwarts school of magic, passing through a portal in the wall.

It is not known how long platform 9¾ will remain at the Ladozhsky railway station. Employees suggest that the art object will be dismantled after the end of the winter season, so fans of J.K. Rowling's book series should hurry up if they want to take thematic pictures.