Sonata Hotel at Gorohovaya
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking hotel
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... the tins of black caviar at 57,000 roubles a go. At the hotel we collected our tickets for the evening's ballet at the Alexandrinksy Theatre from Svetlana's 'contact'. We had lunch in a faux-traditional Russian restaurant next to the hotel, which was a bit kitsch but the food was nice. We were a bit surprised to find out soup starter was cold but were pleased with the spiced chicken and fried potato main course.
With our free afternoon we ...
One of St. Petersburg's most famous and popular visitor attractions, the palace and park at Peterhof (also known as Petrodvorets) are often referred to as "the Russian Versailles", although many visitors conclude that the comparison does a disservice to the grandeur and scope of this majestic estate.
Versailles was, however, the inspiration for Peter the Great's desire to build ...
... a flash. They have ladies stationed about to watch. When we get to the amber room there is no photographs. This room was stolen by the nazis and never found. They decided to rebuild the amber room. When it was reconstructed they used mirrored panels to fill in some of the wall spaces. The walls are covered with Amber. The pictures on the walls, with a few painted inserts, are of mosaic style scenes that have amber frames. We did sneak a photo, but it was not ...
... taken into a small church where a "choir" of 5 sang. They do truly have wonderful voices and the acoustics are invariably outstanding. So we make a small contribution to them. Some buy CDs but we feel a full Russian CD may be more than we can appreciate. We would have had free time in the town, but really it was too cold to be comfortable so we have returned to the ship. We cast off around noon and sail for about 24 hours, arriving about noon in Moscow ...
... a decree that said the Palace, gardens, fountains and statues were to be rebuilt. This did not beg, until 1954 as the artisans had to be trained to complete the task. They have done a magnificent reconstruction and are justifiably proud of their accomplishment. We returned to our ship at approx. 8:00 pm, dinner, checked email and began typing this. Thank you for all your ...