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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... the local vodka as part of the tour price.
We get back to the ship around 1pm and have a couple of hours to spare before we enjoy an early dinner followed by our second tour that is a trip to the renowned Hermitage Museum. The Hermitage is located in the city and was originally the Winter Palace for the reigning Czars. The tour is quite special as the museum is usually closed at this time but a special tour is arranged for us after closing time so we don’t have to battle ...
... 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 ...
... we were at least fortunate to have one more day in St Petersburg - and Nadya was her usual bright self. She would show us how to get from our hotel to the Consulate tomorrow by train and if we did run into any difficulties, then she was prepared to hop on the Metro and come and help us. But it was impossible not to think about the then bleeding obvious. We now had just one hour in one day only - and these Consulate guys were not one bit impressive. "What will ...
... 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 ...
Up early and out to do the touristy thing. Made sure I was wearing good shoes as at Petersburg is huge and would be a lot of walking.
Palace square then Hermitage museum was the plan, but not before coffee Again, the search was on for a good caffeine hit, which again was let down, by the lack of quality coffee and Barista's. We found a small cafe, and ordered a coffee to go at the bar, which for some random reason shared ...