Rinaldi B&B Mini Hotel on Grechesky

17 Grecheskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 193036, Russian Federation | B&B
Prices starting from $47.00

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Peter and Paul Fortress

A travel blog entry by hiwhthi

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We had the second day in St. Petersburg to ourselves, so Kathie and I decided to see the Peter and Paul Fortress. We took the bus to the Hermitage and walked across two bridges over two branches of the Neva River to get to Hare's Island where the fortress was located. We probably should have taken the bridge further east across the Neva because …

The Hermitage

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After we finished our lunch of meat-filled pastries, our tour guide Albina led us on to the second half of our day through the Hermitage.

The entrance to the Hermitage was at the Winter Palace building, from the side facing the Palace Square opposite the sweeping fašade along the river. Here the sprawling General Staff and Ministry of …

Catherine's Palace

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When the gates were opened, everyone gasped. The palace seemed to stretch as far as a football field. Within seconds, the Chinese tour group that followed at our heels started taking snapshots and videos.

We almost didn't come here. By the third day we felt our experience in St. Petersburg was complete, so we decided to visit one of the …

Nevskiy Prospekt and Beyond

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The quintessential experience of travelling in St. Petersburg is to walk down Nevskiy Prospekt, the main boulevard lined with outrageously ornate buildings and breathe the car exhaust and cigarette smoke from people passing by. As I observed the city in the morning chill, the feeling of grandeur dulled by dirtiness was almost overbearing. It …

Saint Petersburg, the jewel of Russia?

A travel blog entry by nicholas.napoli


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Everyone said Saint Petersburg would be amazing, the Venice of the north, Russia's best city. While the city is nice, it still feels like it's trying too hard to be Paris or Rome. I didn't particularly like this city. Maybe it was the rain then the sweltering heat, maybe the lackluster hostel, either way something just didn't feel right there. The people however were great, Alexander, Diana, and Julia proved that Russian hospitality is alive and thriving ...

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