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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Cruise Day 8

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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... a blank round as a signal for the Bolshevik's assault on the Winter Palace in 1917. We continued along the Nevsky Prospect. This street cuts through the St Petersburg historical centre and runs from Admiralty to the Moscow Railway Station before making a slight curve to the Alexander Nevsky Monastery. Since the 18th Century it has been the centre of the bustling, rapidly growing city. The street is lined with cathedrals, ...

Saint Peterburg, RUSSIA

A travel blog entry by trina.manz

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... Tsar Nicholas the First. Very cool. We were then off to see some more churches and a point in the city where you can overlook the giant canal that runs through the city. It was very pretty and along its banks they had even put down some sand and called it the city beach! Crazy.

We stopped down by the water to do the "good luck" deed of the city. There were two bronze griffins down by the water and it is said to be good luck to rub their ears and whisper ...

My 40th Birthday

A travel blog entry by kburavlov

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... during the war. It was so sad to see all of the destruction to such a beautiful place. However, because of the military and many volunteers they were able to restore Peterhof by 1947.
After being in the upper garden we walked around to the front of the Grand Palace. The Grand Palace was designed to be the centerpiece of Peter the Great's "Russian Versailles" (which unfortunately was ...

St Petersburg and surrounds

A travel blog entry by dial

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... or what look like paintings are mosaic this is inside and outside. During the day we had a cup of coffee and a cake each in the old singer sewing machine factory which is now a book shop and a bit up class café. This cost us $27.00. That night we went back to our cafeteria and had a bowl of soup each a main course each and a desert each. I had 500mls beer Diane had 250mls beer the total of this was $19.70 so just goes to show you that you can get a good meal in St Petersburg at a good ...

For me: Great City Wanna Be

A travel blog entry by paulej4

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... Bolsheviks overthrew them later in that same year and both Trotsky and Lenin waited to seize power. Mutinous sailors threatened to shell the Winter Palace—now the Hermitage—and Lenin stepped up. A civil war followed. The capital was moved back to Moscow where it remains to this day. Petrograd became Leningrad.

During World War II, Hitler’s Nazi army surrounded Leningrad and a siege lasting 900 days caused hundreds of thousands of deaths and much destruction ...

Location

This hostel, located in the 1 area of St. Petersburg, is near Oranienbaum / Lomonosov Palace, Kirov Apartment Museum, Trinity Cathedral, and Liteiny Bridge.
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