Marshal Hotel

41 Shpalernaya Street, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191123, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

First Day in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by rachenry on Jul 30, 2014

19 photos

... tour group. We then met Alexander, our driver, and piled into the air-conditioned van to begin our day’s adventure.

The first part of our adventure was a short ride on the subway system, one of the deepest and most elaborate in the world. After a seemingly endless escalator ride down to the station we were amazed to find something more like a museum than a subway station. Chandeliers and marble columns abounded. We hopped the train for a ride to the ...

Our Travels in St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by kevdeeworldtour on Apr 22, 2014

4 comments, 26 photos

... shaped - to commemorate a wedding day or as a declaration of love. An urban version of carving your initials on a tree ?

Dry, bright and sunny - warm where its sheltered but there's a freezing brutal wind that must bring the temperature back into minus territory. Some hardy souls sunbathing against the fortress wall on the shores of Neva ! Rest of city is getting ready for the Summer - old ...

Hermitage Bound

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Sep 05, 2013

12 photos

... lot of animals in their art, both real and imaginary. The curving lines of the beasts are beautiful to behold, even when they're being torn apart by lions or wolves.

I then moved on to the Siberian exhibit rooms. Again the preservation was amazing. Hooray for permafrost! On display is a natural mummy of a chieftain. He was about 55 when he died and had amazingly good teeth, but obviously suffered from very bad arthritis of the knees. His body was covered in tattoos, ...

August 31 - to Dresden

A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on Sep 01, 2013

1 comment, 4 photos

... housing delineated by colours, a cathedral on the hill and delightfully quaint shops. The only unfortunate thing was that we arrived just about at 5 pm and the shops were closing. Too bad because we would have been happy to contribute to the buoyancy of their economy, and with a number of empty shops, it appeared that they could have used the boost. And so home, very tired, all, so a quick take out dinner, a couple of glasses of wine, and to bed on our ...

Like Paris... but more grand

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on Jun 29, 2013

1 comment, 53 photos

... were spectacular. You could even see the cobblestones where Alexander the Liberator (Alex II) was assassinated.

That evening we decided to visit the various grand metro stations along the red line on the St Petersburg metro. The designs we recreated by the Soviet government in the 1950’s and has various themes in the stations, mainly patriotic of course, but some were just pretty! As Luke said it adds some grandeur to the daily commute.

We also discovered ...

       

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