Apricot Hostel

Nevskiy prospekt, 106, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191025, Russian Federation | Hotel

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Potato Peeler Lady and the Beauties of Peter

A travel blog entry by anyasummer2014


... a picture of her, coincidentally at the same time as she looked over. You are free to view her expression below. Needless to say she was not thrilled we were her potential customers.

Earlier in the day, we ( my grandma, sister and I) visited one of the many cathedrals. The Center was filled with many people, tourist and locals all mixed in among the canals, buses, trolley buses, and various city monuments. After visiting the cathedral, we stopped in for Pishki - ...

St Petersburg, Russia: Venice of the North

A travel blog entry by samber

This is a top pick!

... and their witnesses, travel around the city in a limousine and view many historical sites. Sometimes very close friends join as well. This presents the primary opportunity for the majority of the wedding photographs that are taken at varying historical places around the town or city." Which also explains why there are probably more limo's here than Hollywood. 5. If you go to backstreet local bars beers cost about a quid. 6. Food options are endless. Siberian ...

What's not great about Peter the Great?

A travel blog entry by cjk2015

... over 200 years ago. Saint Petersburg became the cultural hub of Russia rapidly and he and his successors accumulated millions of priceless works of art that is the second largest museum in the entire world. One of the tallest buildings in Petersburg is the former KGB building. Russians joke that the building is so tall that one can still see Siberia from the cellar. Haha!

In about 5 minutes one will realize that Saint Petersburg puts all of its pride and joy into ...

Humid but nice enough to sit out

A travel blog entry by northernjane


So far no rain and its been threatening according to the weather station - they are predicting bad storms on Wednesday hitting the Florida coast so I'm hopeful it won't effect travel out of the airport. Sit out and read my book by the pool - it's petty cloudy though. Go for a wander around the shops early evening - St Petes is all era low rise and spread across a great distance so has no big shops to speak of in town (just local ...

The Hermitage

A travel blog entry by louielou


... except Dali!)
Getting to hear some opera

The lowlights:
Students get in free, whereas we had to pay 400руб each, plus another 200 to take photos!
The layout is kinda confusing, as some rooms are closed for renovations.

That was my day. It was amazing. And my feet were too sore to do much more ...


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), Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall, and Stroganov Palace.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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