Hostel Abat-jour

Address: Malodetskoselskii pr-t, 32, app 13, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Центральный район area of St. Petersburg, is near Listvjanka.
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg


A travel blog entry by lis.mohamed on Dec 15, 2014

... of that, we were given ceramic cats and mini wooden
rocking horses to paint. Needless to say, the trip was a disappointment and the
bus did stop at a tourist shop on the way home to appease the disgruntled

I’m sure my time to Russia
would have been better and entailed more fun activities had I had a visa. This
was one of my first lessons with Semester at Sea. Nevertheless, I didn’t let
this get me ...

Day 3 in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by khillski on Aug 04, 2014

1 comment, 39 photos

... further mosaics of Ural and Caucasus gemstones. The room was completed in 1770. Due to the fragility of the materials used, a caretaker was employed constantly to maintain and repair the decorations, and major restoration was undertaken three times in the 19th century. The room was used to house a substantial collection of amber-work and Chinese porcelain. In 1941, when German troops took Tsarskoe Selo, the Amber Room was dismantled in 36 hours, and shipped to Konigsberg ...

The jewel of Russia!

A travel blog entry by tom_and_emma on Apr 17, 2014

2 comments, 66 photos

... bus). This was a rather disappointing purchase as the first time we got off the bus was the last we ever saw of it (despite hanging around with a group of tourists for nearly two hours waiting for the 'every 20 minutes' bus to collect us to continue on our journey). We still made the most of the day and walked as much of the bus route as we could manage. We saw the stunningly beautiful 'Church of the Spilled ...

What a difference a day makes...

A travel blog entry by jimwitmer on Aug 08, 2013

3 photos

... painting and sumptuous rooms as we could and we took in a wonderful exhibit of modern art, with huge collections or Matisse, Picasso and Gaugin - a big hit with Randy! Although we were completely beat after many hours of sight-seeing, we headed over to a vegetarian restaurant we had read good things about - and we were not in the least disappointed. They had a huge menu of vegetarian delights from cuisines ...

A travel blog entry by touring-taurean on Jul 26, 2013

27 photos

... d been asked if I’d seen the bendy bus toilets yesterday and hadn’t a clue what was meant until I see them here today. Basically, a bus converted to toilets.

I return my audio guide and before I’ve even arrived at the counter she’s saying “Ah, nr 8” and hands me my National ID card back.

Stop for lunch enroute to the Aurora cruiser. Am told it will be “3-2 minutes”. Does that mean half an hour or 2 to ...

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