The Silver Age Hotel

Vasstanya ulitsa, No 13-24, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation | B&B
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

From Russia With Love

A travel blog entry by blair~rachelle

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... as the main thoroughfare in Saint Petersburg and the majority of the city's shopping and nightlife are located on or right off of the Nevsky Prospekt.

We've had several people ask about the process of obtaining a visa for Russia. The only complexity we encountered was obtaining the required invitation letter, which was done for free by Real Russia, the travel agency we used to book our Tran-Siberian rail tickets. Otherwise, it was pretty ...

Hermitage

A travel blog entry by tofor85

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Its the second largest museum and art collection in the world, behind the Louvre in Paris. Apparently it would take over 6 months to view all exhibits if you spent a minute in front of each, and didn't sleep. We had cleared customs by 8.30am for our trip to the Hermitage Museum. Located on the bank of the Neva River, the building itself is a work of art. Known as the Winter Palace and decorated in the Baroque style, the building comprises of over 1,000 rooms, ...

My first fight and things to think about....

A travel blog entry by patickdb

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... Come on!! Come on!!" and beating my chest. Honestly, I had no idea what I was doing. I just knew I was bigger than them and maybe if I could scare them they would back off. While this was happening I got a glimpse at my other two friends. Unfortunately, they were not fairing as well as I was. They were both on the ground and their attackers were kicking and punching them. I think when they realized that I was not going to leave ...

Saint Petersburg

A travel blog entry by yelnod

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... restored, as it was very badly damged during WW2, and you can see the extent of this from some of the old photographs in the basement. How they were able to recreate some of the artwork - such as celings and doors - is truly amazing.

Our guide tells us that a lot of the artwork that wasn't nailed down was plundered by the Germans during WW2. At the end of the war, the Russian army had a list of what was where, and it it still existed, simply went in an took ...

First day in St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by jsuviste

... family have a special burial there as their remains were only discovered in 1998 and were then buried in the Chapel after all those years. They are in a special room and their graves are marked by plaques and their bodies are buried beneath the floor of the chapel. The only 2 bodies missing from the family are that of Maria and Alexi as their remains have never been found. I love Romanov history so seeing this chapel is a highlight for me. ...

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TripAdvisor Reviews The Silver Age Hotel St. Petersburg

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent