Aurora Central Hotel

21, Ligovsky Prospect, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 193036, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $99.00

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

St Petersburg, day 2

A travel blog entry by drmom


Today was our second day in St Petersburg. We started off with a city drive, seeing some highlights while our local guide gave us information. We then had a river/canal cruise. Peter the Great wanted to model St Petersburg after Venice so he had canals built. It’s a nice way to see some of the city’s sites.

The highlight of the day was the ...

St Petersburg Trip

A travel blog entry by luisadc


... then decided to go to one of the Italian restaurants for dinner.
Boats are not my favourite mode of transport due to sea sickness, however I took the advice of many people who said "You won't get sea sick on a cruise ship as you can barely feel the boat moving"...WRONG! Luckily I bought some motion sickness tablets because once we were kilometre away from shore we could all feel the boat tilting. It was funny at first because you ...


A travel blog entry by mek1


... city was built and thus it is called the "Venice of the North".

We then went for lunch at a Russian pizza place called "Pectopah". We had pizza and diet Pepsi and it was quite nice. It had a beautiful view of the Church on Spilled Blood.

We then went to St Issac's Cathedral which is spectacular. The dome is quite large and high and can be seen from 35 miles away. It was never damaged during WWII because Hitler planned to ...

Yusupov Palace and the Russian Folklore Show

A travel blog entry by karenshaver


... on because we are not at work, it is not snow, and we are in an exotic and stunning city. The tour manager treated us to cabbage pie and champagne ( I know a strange combination) for dinner then off to the folklore show. This was not the corny audience participation type of show but an incredibly professional and entertaining spectacle. The athleticism of the dancers and the sumptuous costumes made for a great night. Tomorrow we tour the Hermitage museum and then board a train for ...

Prektically for exemple hydrofoil

A travel blog entry by christinec2013


... Then we had a tour with Svetlana around the prison there and the death bridge where political prisoners and other naughty political opponents. I did find it annoying that we had so little free time on the first day, but it wasn't too bad because everything we saw was amazing. That night we went to see a traditional Russian folk performance. It had traditional dancing and singing and it made a nice change to see Russians smiling and seeming like they're ...


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