Hostel Abat-jour

Address: Malodetskoselskii pr-t, 32, app 13, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation | Hostel
 
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Location

This hostel, located in the Центральный район area of St. Petersburg, is near Listvjanka.
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

First day in Russia

A travel blog entry by newsbob on Aug 23, 2014

17 photos

My impression of St. Petersburg, not shared by everyone, is that it seems to be a city past its prime.

At one time, it was a cosmopolitan city, built in the style of Europe's finest capitals, with beautiful buildings, wide boulevards, canals and bridges, grand palaces for the royal families, and lots of green parklands.

But the centuries haven't been kind to St. Petersburg. Wars, the Bolshevik revolution, the ...

Pickpockets, Peterhof and Peter and Paul Fortress

A travel blog entry by wdtraveltime on Jul 26, 2014

1 comment, 25 photos

... the trains at several metro stations to take pictures of ornate marble pillars and crystal chandeliers. It's a metro line with class. At one station there is a large bust of Lenin surveying the scene. Ironic.







Today before the pick-pocket incident, we walked the 3 km length of Nevsky ...

Saint Petersburg

A travel blog entry by sarah.michelle on Mar 08, 2014

1 comment, 24 photos

... On our way to the airport we decided to take the metro. It is known for being the deepest metro in the world. When we were 1/2 way down the 5min escalator we realized we had forgotten our passports! Luckily we made it to the train a couple mins before it left. I wish we would have had more time to explore the metro, (instead of madly running through the stations) The metro was beautiful, it was clean, had gold detailing, and of course chandeliers. ...

Of fortresses and Frustrations

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Sep 03, 2013

18 photos

... St Petersburg region and all I can say is that I would not want to go in there without being able to read Russian and have some knowledge of Russian history. Very very little information is in english. I knew enough Russian to work out what I was looking at and where they came from. Having an archaeology background helped to ID artefacts too. The displays were fascinating and covered the entire human history of the area, from the earliest pagan tribes to ...

Catherine's Art Collection

A travel blog entry by rachel21601 on Jul 26, 2013

12 photos

... was a group of 225 Old Masters amassed by Johann Ernest Gotzowski on commission from Frederick II who was unable to pay for them. She never looked back. Today the collection includes 1 million coins and medals,15,000 paintings, 2,000 sculptures, 600,000 works of graphic art and 224 000 works of applied art; the museum library has more than 500,000 books. Art, graphics and books are housed in a complex of ...

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