Time difference: GMT + 3 Language: Russian. English is more widely spoken in the ‘historical heart’ of the city, especially by the younger population.
Electrical current/ plugs: Plug sockets are two round pins (as per Europe), with a current of 230V AC, 50Hv.
Water: It is not recommended to drink the tap water, and bottled water is readily available. Religion: Russian Orthodoxy is the main religion in St Petersburg. Culture: It is said that Russians by nature can seem very brusque. However, the younger generation seem more friendly and welcoming.