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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... a tourist show rather then something special, if that makes sense. They also, sadly, did not sell ice cream in the intervals which added to the disappointment, and I've read that Russian's LOVE ice-cream and eat it at any opportunity!! After the show it was back to the hostel before getting our transfer to the Moskovsky train station to catch our first Russian train west, the overnight sleeper to Moscow. Hours on trains: 42 Hours in a boat: 35.5 Countries visited: ...
... collection of art by Russian artists. His son, Nicholas II, decided to open a museum in his father's honor and, in 1895, bought the Mikhailovskiy Palace to house the collection. Originally called the Alexandrovskiy Museum, it was opened to the public in 1898.
After the Revolution, the museum benefited massively from state confiscations of privately owned artworks, and the permanent exhibition was slowly expanded to include the palace's Rossi and Benois Wings. ...
... One of the key features of Peterhof is the fountains – there are hundreds of them and all gravity fed – not a pump used anywhere.
First of all he took us down the steps to where all the cascading fountains are – these weren’t on at that point but he told us the best place to be positioned ready for when they came on at 11am. Then we walked down the canal to the bridge. The canal was built so that Peter the Great (I ...
... 8211; he dropped us off in the most convenient spots and was always there to wisk us way to the next attraction. We then headed to Peterhof to see the Royal Estate of Peterhof some 45 minutes west of SPB. We toured just the grounds here and the fountains and landscaping is fantastic, really a Versailles of Russia.
From there it was off to the Catherine Palace, which was the summer residence of the Russian tsars located in the town of Puskin. ...
... our hotel, we decided on a short walk this time rather than a taxi, haha. As much as the church was a picture perfect view from outside it was even better on the inside. The whole interior was filled with beautiful mosaics, including the roof. The church was completed in 1907 and was built on the site where Tsar Alexander II was assasinated, hence the name. After admiring the beautiful church that is quite often what comes to mind when St. Petersburg is mentioned, we ...