Spring reaches St Petersburg towards the end of March and is generally seen as one of the best times of year for sightseeing and culture. Although it is still quite chilly, the sun is out and it's not as busy as it will get in summer during tourist season. The city starts to come alive as the winter melts away and St Petersburg has a feeling of celebration
The Naadam festival, also known as Eriyan Guryan Nadaam, means "the three games of men" and is celebrated annually in July. It celebrates Mongolian heritage and culture and is a fantastic spectacle for natives and visitors alike.