Vladimirsky Lodging

Address: 73 Ligovskiy prospekt , St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191040, Russian Federation | Condo
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

St Petersburg and the glorified school trip!!

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin on Sep 03, 2015

2 comments, 23 photos

... more than likely bypass all the great stuff in the centre of the city so click here to read about Chris and Roisin’s previous visit to St Petersburg.

For fear of repeating myself I’ll be brief about the background:

St Petersburg is located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. In 1914 the name was changed from St Petersburg to Petrograd, in 1924 to Leningrad and in 1991 back to St Petersburg. St Petersburg ...


A travel blog entry by pruzka on May 28, 2015

15 photos

... rich wife had another chapel or church built there in his memory. It was a base for trade and a place of protection for the rich Russians in time of war and was never destroyed or taken. Khruschev actually ordered the restoration of it which was a surprise to all especially the villagers and our very devout guide was quick to point out all of St Cyril's 'miracles'. Hard to describe, the insides were cavernous and cold and once 200 monks resided here. Now only 6 and ...

Peterhof Palace & Gardens

A travel blog entry by hulleys on Sep 26, 2014

17 photos

... as this is the time that the fountains are switched on. You stand on the terrace outside the palace, looking down the main cascade at the head of a canal which runs down into the Baltic sea. At 11:00 sharp a man comes out and turns on the fountains to the accompaniment of rousing classical music. All the fountains you can see (and there are many of them) suddenly burst into life - it was a wonderful sight and an occasion not to be missed. We then walked around ...

Palaces of the Romanovs, Faberge Eggs and Sable!

A travel blog entry by colerumbough on Jul 29, 2014

... fun fact—did you know that shoes made specific for left and right feet did not come into play until the mid 19th century? Before that, everyone wore the exact same shoe on their left foot and on their right foot, which must have been very uncomfortable. They were also very narrow. All of the waists of these dresses were impossibly tiny, even by my standards. They were probably almost half as skinny as I am—and I have a 25-inch waist! I learned that at one time, ...

St. Petersburg we are here

A travel blog entry by tis on Mar 11, 2014

7 photos

... Aurora and the Saint Isaac Cathedral. Our quote of the day came up here.

"What the grey building in the distance."
"Its not grey, its blue and white."

Then it was time for dinner and some free time to explore St. Petersburg during the evening.

Late slips given: 12