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Nevsky 47/1, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191025, Russian Federation | B&B
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Stamps in the passport

A travel blog entry by arilauraharold

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... so just lots of looking and interpreting figures). The Church of Spilled Blood complete with its ‘ice-cream’ topped spires was next. Its interior was as impressive as the exterior covered in detailed mosaics and gold. It was build to commemorate the spot where Alexander the 2nd was assassinated and this was well and truly achieved.


I am glad we spent the time prior to landing delving into the history of the Russian people as it gave us a ...

Like Paris... but more grand

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

1
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... a bit of a hard time; how long were they staying in Russia, where were they going etc, and then the Russian’s came through… after the Finns, I was expecting Kalashnikov and slavering hounds, but what we got was very pretty ladies in tailored trousers and high heels.

Anyway we got our passports stamped and landing card stamped and got safely to the station where our tour representative was waiting and we were delivered without fuss to the hotel. It turns out ...

Art Extravaganza in the Imperial City

A travel blog entry by maryandmarty

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... both of our guidebooks, one of which especially recommended the seafood, and we felt rather seafood deprived. The food was indeed good. I had the salad bar, which was very Russian--lots of marinated veggies and tiny fish covered in dill. Then Marty had blini with sour cream and salmon caviar--something he was determined to try--though he passed on the Beluga for $200 a serving. I ordered mushroom soup. I thought it odd that ...

Last day in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

15

... claim it is the deepest subway in the world because most of St. Petersburg is built on marshes and islands. It’s possible and certainly one of the deepest but Pyongyang also claims to have the deepest subway as does Kiev. I have been on both of those and know they are also deep plus plus Dasha didn’t take us to the deepest one but just the closest one to the hotel. It did have some nice murals and we were allowed to take photos which ...

Borsch hangover cures

A travel blog entry by planetlars

4

... in the tow of Katya and Anton. Apparently a terrorist act recently had ripped a hole in the massive bronze statue of Lenin. The explosion's hole was left right through him in the place where people would say hurts the most! Needless to say the statue was repaired rapidly to avoid Lenin's embarrassed state lingering in the public eye. Headed back to the 'hood via Metro and adjourned to a little vego restaurant hidden in a back alley. Very ...

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This B&B, located in the Downtown/Center City/Historic Area area of St. Petersburg, is near Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), Anichkov Bridge, House of Books (Dom Knigi), and Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall.
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