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Activities
Military Experience
Dhani learns that being a Russian soldier is about more than just Sambo at this Military Base outside St. Petersburg, where he shoots rifles and drives a tank.
  • Petergof, Saint Petersburg Russia

Military Experience

Dhani learns that being a Russian soldier is about more than just Sambo at this Military Base outside St. Petersburg, where he shoots rifles and drives a tank.
Petergof, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Dancing Bird Ballet School
Dhani gets instruction at this Ballet School in hopes that it will help improve his agility, balance and coordination for Sambo.
  • Dibunovskaya 50
  • Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg 197183 Russia

Dancing Bird Ballet School

Dhani gets instruction at this Ballet School in hopes that it will help improve his agility, balance and coordination for Sambo.
Dibunovskaya 50 Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood
Dhani visits this iconic church, one of St. Petersburg's main attractions.
  • 2 Naberezhnaya Kanala Gribboyedova
  • Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Russia

The Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood

Dhani visits this iconic church, one of St. Petersburg's main attractions.
2 Naberezhnaya Kanala Gribboyedova Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Outdoor Souvenir Market
Dhani visits this open-air souvenir market, where vendors sell matrioshka dolls, chess sets, fur hats and much more.
  • Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Russia

Outdoor Souvenir Market

Dhani visits this open-air souvenir market, where vendors sell matrioshka dolls, chess sets, fur hats and much more.
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Kazachie Banya
Dhani visits this traditional Russian Banya with his coach, Alex, and his friends. He sweats in the sauna, gets flogged with Venik (a bunch of leafy branches) and cools off in the plunge pool.
  • Bolshoy Kazachy per. 11, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Russia

Kazachie Banya

Dhani visits this traditional Russian Banya with his coach, Alex, and his friends. He sweats in the sauna, gets flogged with Venik (a bunch of leafy branches) and cools off in the plunge pool.
Bolshoy Kazachy per. 11, St. Petersburg, Russia Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Chizhik Pyzhik Good Luck Statue
Dhani visits the Chizhik Pyzhik Statue before his final competition because locals say that if you throw a coin and land it on the statue, you'll have good luck.
  • Chizhik Pyzhik Statue, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Russia

Chizhik Pyzhik Good Luck Statue

Dhani visits the Chizhik Pyzhik Statue before his final competition because locals say that if you throw a coin and land it on the statue, you'll have good luck.
Chizhik Pyzhik Statue, St. Petersburg, Russia Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Restaurants & Bars
Khutor Vodograi Restaurant
Dhani has his first authentic Russian meal and gets to know his Sambo coach, Alexander Barakov, and his protege, Amercian Sambo expert Stephen Koepfer.
  • 2 Karavannaya ulitsa
  • Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg 191186 Russia

Khutor Vodograi Restaurant

Dhani has his first authentic Russian meal and gets to know his Sambo coach, Alexander Barakov, and his protege, Amercian Sambo expert Stephen Koepfer.
2 Karavannaya ulitsa Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia

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