Prestige Sport

Address: prospekt Dobrolyubaya 14, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 198199, Russian Federation | Hostel
 
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
     
 

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

City of the White Nights

A travel blog entry by khillski on Aug 02, 2014

31 photos

... a wooden house in the Dutch style built in 1708 for Peter the Great and his family. This was replaced in 1711 by a stone building, the remains of which formed the foundations of the Hermitage Theatre. Parts of this original palace have now been restored and are open to the public.

Empress Anna Ioannovna was the first of Peter's descendants to reconstruct the palace. In 1731, she commissioned Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the recently appointed court architect ...

Day 21 - St Petersburg, Russia

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23 on May 18, 2014

1 comment, 11 photos

... domes. Peterhof was very crowded, because it was the first day of the season for the fountains. This meant a ceremony, and lots of time waiting on the fountains to start which we didn't have. The fountains never started, so we had to keep moving to get back into St Peterburg. Back in St Petersburg it all became a blur. A stop here, a stop there. One gorgeous church after another. Then we arrived at what we affectionately named ...

First week in St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by ryan.diplock on Oct 06, 2013

28 photos

... at the door and then were seated to a 4 course meal including soups, appetizers and cabbage/meat rolls. We then walked through the Summer Palace's gardens, stopping to braid leaves into really cool leaf hats before returning to our hotel.

Today (Monday) we discussed Lenin and communism, and watched a film on the October Revolution. Class in the afternoon was followed by complimentary (thank you prof Coyle for knowing the owner of the ...

The MS Lev Tolstoy

A travel blog entry by suetrevsal on Aug 04, 2013

8 photos



On board the Lev Tolstoy we were greeted by a lady in traditional costume bearing the gift of bread and salt for our "welcoming ceremony" - complying with tradition we broke off a piece of bread and dipped it into the salt before eating it.

The history of our boat is interesting. It was commissioned by high ranking Kremlin officials to host foreign dignitaries in the 1970’s and had been refurbished as a cruise boat in 2007. We wondered ...

CITY BUS TOUR PART ONE

A travel blog entry by kerryb on Jul 27, 2013

4 comments, 4 photos

It is 10:14 local as I start to write this post and I am feeling quite tired with all that we did today. I would like to explain that the WiFi service on the AmaKaterina is quite limited. Supposedly we cannot upload pictures or email attachments. When I checked yesterday's blog only 2 pictures showed up of the 11 I had hoped to have shown. I am going to try sending today's activities in two blogs and perhaps I can get two pictures out on each post. Today has been a beautiful day, ...