Apricot Hostel

Address: Nevskiy prospekt, 106, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191025, Russian Federation | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Downtown/Center City/Historic Area area of St. Petersburg, is near Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), House of Books (Dom Knigi), Stroganov Palace, and Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall.
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Days 8/9 - An eye out for the KGB

A travel blog entry by davo1764 on Aug 09, 2015

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... in Stockholm and Helsinki, it is a different matter in Russia and even the tour guides are sometimes difficult to understand.

Our first tour is a general tour around St. Petersburg and our guide, who is pleasant enough, certainly fits into the mould of a serious librarian whose face would crack if she ever smiled. First impressions of the town is that it is drab and dreary but as we move closer to the city centre the architecture becomes more appealing and there are ...


A travel blog entry by pruzka on May 27, 2015

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... John and I brave the elements and walk around the deck, its fresh but wakes us up and I hear the singing from the top room and am late for Russian lessons. Great fun and songs we have heard since we arrived in russia - easy to sing and thankfully the words are phonetically written. I have a challenge with Victoria our favourite guide which is we will join her Russian song but she must join our Maori one so I have just written phonetically the words ...

How much vodka can one drink at lunchtime?

A travel blog entry by twofoodies on May 23, 2015

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... which dominated the cities skyline.

They saw the main square of St Petersburg with its 4754 cm high column erected as a monument to victory over Napoleon.

They then visited the Peter and Paul Fortress which was first built in 1793 to protect the area from Swedish invasion and was the first site chosen by Peter the Great to build his new city. Inside is the mint and the Peter and Paul Cathedral with its golden spire and ...

First day in Russia

A travel blog entry by newsbob on Aug 23, 2014

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... was only one room where photography was prohibited, and in Russia, I'm forgoing my usual habit of flaunting rules like this.

The walls of the Amber Room are covered in mosaics created with large and small pieces of amber. The artistry was truly amazing and beautiful.

This was the only room in the palace was a re-creation, because the original amber could not be recovered. Our guide said there is now such ...

Finally - Russia!

A travel blog entry by halleyc on Jul 18, 2014

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... St. Petersburg (which is about 10 hours from Moscow, and probably more than twice that from the eastern Ukraine border).

Our first tour of St. Petersburg left in the early afternoon, and was titled "local experience." After passing through customs (at least they stamp your passport here!), we headed out on the tour. First, we rode the local metro, which is beautiful. It’s one of the deepest in the world, and it feels like you are riding an escalator to ...

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