Hostel Griboedova, 71

Kaznacheyskaya ulitsa, d. 6/13, office 71, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 190031, Russian Federation | Hostel

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Cruise Day 8

A travel blog entry by jas20j


... multi-coloured, onion-domed church was built on the spot where Emperor Alexander 2nd was assassinated on March 1,1881. Church construction was from 1883 to 1907 and was inspired particularly by St Basil Cathedral on the Red Square in Moscow. The facades are faced with glazed shaped brick and ceramic tiles as well as decorated with mosaic panels. The five cupolas of the church, some 1,000 square metres in area, are covered with ...

Saint Peterburg, RUSSIA

A travel blog entry by trina.manz


... br> One of the coolest churches is called "The saviour of the spilled blood" and it was awesome. It is called the jewelled church and it looks like something from a Disney movie. The turrets at the top of the towers are covered in enamelled metals and lots of different colours. It had so many turrets and its the first building we have come across that wasn't symmetrical. It could have even been the gingerbread house in Hansel and Gretel it was that flash! Turns out ...

Day 8 of Cruise

A travel blog entry by peterdot

... Nevsky Prospect major shopping street one block away from the square. One wonders what sort of arrangement Irina had with the souvenir shop? On Nevsky Prospect we browsed through a large and expensive department store and an expensive and beautiful shopping arcade. We also stopped at McDonalds and Burger King to use their wifi, but couldn't get a signal at Macas and the BK one fluctuated. I'm glad we didn't buy anything, the experience reinforcing my belief that if you are stopping at ...

A mixed day

A travel blog entry by hughieanddoris


... notice encouraging us to comment on Tripadvisor. They're going to want that couple to say how well they were dealt with, which I think they will do.

The CCTV has shown a man entering the hotel and the breakfast room with a backpack, just looking like a tourist, and taking just two minutes to get her bag and leave. She lost two cameras with photos of her trip, stopped her bank card, and didn't lose much cash, but it has unsettled everyone. On the ...

My 40th Birthday

A travel blog entry by kburavlov


... and at either end there are white pavilions with gilded cupolas. The palace itself is beige and white as to not take away from the beauty of it's surroundings.
Standing in front of the palace you look down and out and there is the lower garden. There is the cascading fountain on either side of a fountain where Samson is opening the jaws of lion. It is quite impressive. We walked down ...

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