Aurora Central Hotel

Address: Ligovsky Ave., 21B, Apt. 3, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 193036, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
 
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Churches and Fortresses

A travel blog entry by cwscott on Aug 23, 2014

14 photos

... like a meal in itself.

We spent the afternoon at the Peter and Paul Fortress where we saw the tombs of most of the tsars in the Peter and Paul Cathedral. This cathedral was gold on both the inside and the outside with a traditionally cathedral-like cavernous interior. The fortress complex also had a couple of museums in it, including one on the history of St Petersburg in the former Commandants House and an exhibition on ...

St. Petersburg, Russia

A travel blog entry by joe-darlene on Jul 14, 2014

3 comments, 105 photos

... 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 center rising higher than this ever since.



Within the Winter Palace, continual improvements and revisions were made to the interiors throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. In the 1780s and ...

Day 1 St. Petersburg Russia

A travel blog entry by rviaucar on May 29, 2014

39 photos

... city is about 45 minutes or more from the port. St. Petersburg is called the Venice of the north. I can see why. There are canals and bridges everywhere. I think I heard that there were 500 bridges in St. Petersburg. Also, we were told that after 1:30 in the morning until 5 in the morning all the bridges are open to alow the ships to pass. I am guessing that this is because the bridge keepers are probably not at work. When I first heard this I misunderstood what open ...

St. Petersburg - Day Two

A travel blog entry by pegariah on May 21, 2014

106 photos

... a large complex of six historic buildings along Palace Embankment, including the Winter Palace, a former residence of Russian emperors.

We visited four of the buildings and saw only a small percentage of the three million items.

With its maze of canals, elaborate cathedrals and opulent residences, St. Petersburg ...

The Last Day in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by kerryb on Jul 29, 2013

1 comment, 10 photos

... Amber. Once again this palace was very opulent with many, many rooms with lots and lots of gold. This palace underwent extreme damage during WWII, in particular during it's Nazi occupation. It came under heavy fire from ground battles as well as bombing. It has been reconstructed using black and white photographs taken prior to the WWII. There are numerous photographs showing the before and after. The palace is also famous for its many fine gardens, ...