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Drumming to the beat: St. Petersburg trots out swaggering birthday celebration

On May 27, 1703, St. Petersburg's Peter and Paul Fortress on the Hare Island was founded and that day became the official birthday of the city

St. Petersburg, one of the most beautiful cities of Europe, celebrated its 316th anniversary. On May 27, 1703, St. Petersburg's Peter and Paul Fortress on the Hare Island was founded and that day became the official birthday of the city. Take a look at the festivities held in the city.