Magister Hotel

50 Mashinnaya Ulitsa, Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg, Urals, 620014, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel

Travel Blogs from Yekaterinburg

Boris Yeltsin and the Last Tsar of Russia

A travel blog entry by bdsaly


... Yekaterinburg was renamed Sverdlovsk in his honour. When the Germans invaded Russia in 1941, much of the USSR’s key heavy manufacturing, particularly arms production, was shifted from European Russia to safety east of the Urals. For this reason, Sverdlovsk became a closed city to foreigners and remained such until after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The fate of the Romanovs remained a Soviet state secret.

Enter Boris Yeltsin, the ...

Not quite according to plan...

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian

... they weren't captured by the monarchist forces. After a few months, the order was given to eliminate them. One night, the Tsar, his family and their servants were told to get dressed and to go into the basement and wait. Expecting to be moved again, they sat calmly and waited. Soon a group of guards came down the basement, spread out, drew their guns and pointed them at the royal family. Nicholas stood up, had time to ask "What?" before they shot him and open fired on the family. ...

Guests of honour

A travel blog entry by johnnym


... were arriving, and they were asleep after a hard day. When we got in and went to sleep, then, I was surprised when I heard cat noises in the middle of the night, and a bit freaked out when I looked over to see the little girl standing up and looking around. Not quite as freaked out as Ciaran, who had the bunk next to them, with a nightlight shining in his face which woke him up, at least once to find small girl staring. Still, no snorers and a comfortable place to stay in a lovely ...

A City of 'Bloody History'

A travel blog entry by thelongroadhome


... call on the train today. We have a second class buy out of a cabin so still have our own to ourselves, however, it is like a prison cell. Stripped mattress that is not a mattress at all as it is hard and lumpy. Our day stewardess is a right grumpy lady so try and avoid her at all costs. Only 3 nights though!!

Most of the day today was spent on the train. The bed was hard as a rock so it was like sleeping on a board, not the most comfy but can’t ...

King of the Road

A travel blog entry by stuart.snyder


... gave the lady at the fish market 3,000 rubles, but she told me the price was only 300. The taxi driver didn't have change for a 150 fare and said 100 would do but I insisted he take 200. So the bad people are the minority, but they do exist. I do note the Russians have the solution to the aged pension. They have made alcohol and cigarettes so cheap that most won't live to collect a pension.

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This 3 star hotel, located on 50 Mashinnaya Ulitsa, Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg, is near Eburg circus, Yekaterinburg War Memorial, Rastorguyev-Kharitonov's House, and Arbad.
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