Alexander House Guest House
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... ground, again on foot. From our hotel on the Fontanka River we headed away from Nevsky Prospect to the Mikhailovsky Gardens, resplendent in their autumnal colors, and the adjacent Russian Museum with its magnificent collection of Russian art. This museum had been recommended by Masha, its exhibits being much more accessible than those of the Hermitage, due to its smaller size and easy layout. However, we did visit the Hermitage later in the ...
... with statues and vases. (The original stone decorations were replaced with lighter metal substitutes 1892-1902.) The palace is 22m high, and local planning regulations have prevented any building in the city centre rising higher than this ever since.
For a city only 300 years old, it is extraordinary that St. Petersburg should have such a wealth and diversity of religious buildings. From famous monuments like St. Isaac's Cathedral to smaller local churches ...
... there is no chance I will even put this thing on. I noticed it was a common theme going around on the bus. I'm guessing at this point Boris has to be running the boat. Well, the river cruise was great as we pass palaces, churches, ships, and old buildings. Upon returning, disappointment was high that Natasha wasn't lost at sea. However, she decided to give us 20 minutes of free time to run over to the Church On The ...
... outside the Hermitage Museum being the beginning of the communist movement when the Bolsheviks attacked the palace of the tsar. The deaths of so many in Stalinist purges, the Cold War and even WWII had their origins there. We were supposed to view another palace on the way back to the hotel but the traffic was so bad that the bus driver refused and we got back an hour early. The traffic ...
... area would have been quite glamorous in their day, They are now dirty, crumbling, with the elegance hidden behind the grime, but it is there if you look.
St Peterburg is made up of the poor and millionaires and not much in between.
Tomorrow we will see the better side(Luxury of )this city, so it should prove an interesting day.
Well goodnight all and I will fill you in on the rest after I have seen it xx