Prestige Sport

prospekt Dobrolyubaya 14, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 198199, Russian Federation | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Welcome to Russia in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by goodner on Aug 06, 2014

38 photos

... tour of the city when a very large and pricey van was at the client's disposal. Catherine and Sam Jackson both immediately fell asleep on the ride back, on their long bench van seats. I was jealous, as I would have liked to sleep at that point too. Instead, I tried to engage Inga in cultural and political discussions more as an effort to keep myself awake than because I cared deeply about her opinion. But I did think it would be interesting to hear ...

The First of Two Great Days in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by rambling_roamer on Jul 06, 2014

7 photos

... Russia, Nicholas II and his family and their servants. The remains of the last of the Romanoff rulers and their servants were placed there in 1998 on the 80th anniversary of their murders. While less opulent from the outside, the inside of the church was covered with gold everywhere and amazing art. Next we visited Yusupof Palace. This was the place where the murder of Rasputin took place. It was an interesting story, filled with legend ...

St Petersburg Trip

A travel blog entry by luisadc on Oct 03, 2013

1 comment, 166 photos

Thursday 3rd of October:
We walked over to the bus stop all packed and ready to make the 9 hour bus ride to Helsinki. With two stops and a couple of hours of naps we arrived in Helsinki and boarded the Ferry for St Petersburg. We explored the ship and became accustomed to the four person cabin the size of our bedrooms in Oulu (in other words a cabin for two, that crammed four).We watched the sunset over Helsinki on the stern of the ...

What a difference a day makes...

A travel blog entry by jimwitmer on Aug 08, 2013

3 photos

So, after a good nights sleep, we started the day with another big breakfast spread in our lovely hotel. Our first destination was to be the palace and gardens at Peterhof, a spot chosen both for its beauty and its strategic location for fighting the Swedes. We took a hydrofoil boat cruise of about 30 minutes to get there and then started looking around the gardens closest to the grand palace. A 11:00 every ...

Helsinki to St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by sal_mickandsue on Aug 03, 2013

25 photos

... br> When we arrived at St. Petersburg station we had decided to catch a metro train and we
needed to go into the station to do this. We were nearly there when a big burly
security type person herded us towards an exit gate and into the street. There
waiting for us were a few taxis and buses and we did what we had been told not
to do. The first Taxi driver to offer us a ...