The Brothers Karamazov hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... it was pretty pretty from the boat, it was also very very cold! This probably wasn't helped by the fact we had to wait 20 mins on the boat before it even went anywhere!! To warm up after the boat ride we climbed the 262 steps up to the colonnade around the main drum dome of St Isaac's Cathedral from where we had an amazing view of the city as the sun started to set. From there we walked back to our hostel along the river and through the Summer ...
... were unbelievable.
I found the same thing with the Louvre, I was more impressed with the building than the artwork inside. And with the Hermitage being the second biggest museum in the world (next to the Louvre), I should have expected all the artwork to be housed in a pretty impressive building. Everything was impressive inside, from the floors to the ceilings.
... beautiful blue Rococo palace that was the summer residence of the Tzars. We had to don these weird brown booty things, god forbid we traipse dirt onto the palaces parquet floors. The palace was incredibly spacious and grand, it was also possibly one of the most beautiful buildings I have had the pleasure of visiting. Did I mention that every possible service was covered in gold leaf? All the bling was almost blinding but it did make it obvious how much wealth the Tzars must have ...
... taken into a small church where a "choir" of 5 sang. They do truly have wonderful voices and the acoustics are invariably outstanding. So we make a small contribution to them. Some buy CDs but we feel a full Russian CD may be more than we can appreciate. We would have had free time in the town, but really it was too cold to be comfortable so we have returned to the ship. We cast off around noon and sail for about 24 hours, arriving about noon in Moscow ...
... start to the day it was going to be ***********tinue on such a positive note, however we chose to see what was ranked number one on the tripadvisor (travel site) website, The Hermitage. This was originally a residence of the Russian Tsars and Emperors, when St. Petersburg was the capital of Russia. Once Russia's civil war ended in 1922 and there were no more emperors or Tsars the Hermitage was given to the state as a museum which now houses over three million pieces of art ...