TravelPod Member ReviewsNevsky Hostel St. Petersburg
cozy and quiant. Right next to the Hermitage and the Cazan. SUCH a great place for the location and price. The location is what really makes it worth it.
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... construction work going on, dozens of cranes could be seen as as they drove from the port area.
Obviously new apartments/ office buildings were being completed.
Second impression was the number of apartment blocks which increased each mile they drove.
Hundreds and hundreds and hundreds, usually between 4 and about 12-15 stories high looking very much like housing commission blocks in an inner city area. No building is ...
... few moments in the cruise terminal with the Russian passport inspectors. I handed over my paperwork, and the woman in a spotless, starched uniform spent a long time comparing my passport with whatever was on her computer screen.
Finally she printed out a day pass with my name and other details in English and Cyrillic characters, to be collected when we returned to the ship after our eight hour tour.
It was about ...
... years in this place. It is huge. Having had a taste and making an agreement with myself to return and spend a few days here, we left after about 2 hrs. There was more of St Petersburg to see and the crowds were doing my head in.
We had some lunch and then headed out on what felt like a 20km walk. Over the Neva river to Paul and Peter fortress. Everything is just big and beautiful. You can't even get buildings or ...
... as they can usually be seen on train platforms, which we already visited when going to our country house. Today, we took the metro from one end of the branch to the other ( about 40 - 50 minutes) , then a bus for 40 more minutes and then another bus for about 10. We then walked for another 20 and were finally there, at the cemetery. The cemetery is a new one, located in the middle of a forest and in the middle of nowhere. Since it was a week day ...
... been in our team before) and – wonder of wonders – we actually won! So that’s two nights on the trot, so maybe we’ve now got our brains in gear!
After the quiz we just sat for a while, talking and drinking, then it was back to our cabin and off to bed.
Wednesday, 17th ...