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

St Petersburg and the glorified school trip!!

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

2 comments, 23 photos

... God forgive anyone who was left behind!!

After being ordered to put on elasticated paper coverings over our shoes we were led up the grand central staircase and entered the Great Hall. My first impression was ‘so much Gold’ apparently over 100kg of gold was used to decorate all the chambers in the Palace. Considering that the gold leaf is thinner than a human hair, that’s a lot of coverage!!

The Great Hall was intended for ...

St Petersburg in two Days

A travel blog entry by parkerjudy on May 28, 2015

12 photos

... of summer which is a very short season as it's winter again in October. Gloomy weather, gloomy people ( they only smile when they have to - it's their mentality we were told) gloomy city! It's also 'white night' , sunset at 10:30 , a light night and sunrise about 4 am. Immigration was much stricter than we have previously experienced, checking our passports as we disembarked and again embarked at the end of each day. Our first day in ...

Fun facts - Russia

A travel blog entry by jmayo on May 14, 2015

5 comments, 7 photos

Today was our last full day in SPB and it was cold and rainy again. We went and sat in a French bakery for a bit, nibbling on pastries, but ultimately the fire at the hotel called to us. There's really not much we still want to see or do here so we decided to have a lazy relaxing day in and just eat at the hotel one last time. Since there isn't much to talk about I thought I'd post the fun facts we've picked up so far. Overall Russia has been a great trip. While we expected ...

Visit to the Hermitage and the Ballet

A travel blog entry by hulleys on Sep 24, 2014

16 photos

... one, you would need to spend 10 years in the museum. Today we have just over two hours !

We walked up the majestic stair-case, through the throne room and into the Pavilion Hall where we saw the famous Peacock clock and some wonderful floor mosaics. Between two of the buildings which form The Hermitage, Catherine built a beautiful hanging garden where she could walk undisturbed. Then we ...

Palaces of the Romanovs, Faberge Eggs and Sable!

A travel blog entry by colerumbough on Jul 29, 2014

... in debt and didn’t value their national treasures so they sold it by weight and so she bought everything she could get her hands on. All the silver and gold was so tarnished that she couldn’t tell what it was until she got home and had it polished but she had an impeccable eye for art and she knew exactly what she was looking at. At this point, she was already a serious collector of 18th century French art. She bought two Faberge eggs, and 150 other items ...

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