Capital Hotel

Moskovskiy pr. 8, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 190031, Russian Federation | Hotel
Prices starting from $61.00

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Venice of the North

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian


... still show signs of damage from the WW2 German bombardment.

From St Isaac's we headed north towards the Neva where Elena showed me "The Bronze Horseman", a statue of Peter the Great erected by Catherine the Great. The statue shows Peter mounted on a stallion, using a bear skin as a saddle and trampling a snake symbolising his enemies. The statue itself is mounted on a massive single piece of stone that was transported to the site from up the Baltic ...

Staying in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe

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At 4.00pm, when the future cruise booking office opened, we went along and booked the cruise to Norway, so that’s three holidays we have booked for 2014 already.

We then got ourselves sorted out, had our dinners, then went along to the Neptune Lounge at 8.00pm for the Crew Cabaret. Although they were all very good singers, we were ...

The longest day

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi


... juice, and I would have quite enjoyed a cider; random other people got wine. No-one ever took Ram's food order, and he had to go chasing after a waitress with a menu. The food, when it arrived, was also a bit random - I waited some 15 minutes after most other people got their mains, for example. And all with this standard Russian sigh when one asks for anything. "Oh, GOD!!! This bloody customer wants his FOOD!!! Oh, well, I suppose I'LL have to do it!" I will ...

First Days

A travel blog entry by jginsburg


... with my housing situation.

The next day (Sunday) we went to the Hermitage, one of the greatest museums in Russia and in the world – it rivals the Louvre and the British Museum. It began as the collection of Catherine the Great, one of the mightiest rulers of Imperial Russia and is today housed in Catherine's Winter Palace, a magnificent turquoise building on the bank of the Neva. There is art by Renaissance masters (Rembrandt, de Vinci, Titian), ...

To Peterhof and Yusupov

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... because of the actions of its last prince Felix Yusupov. The exact events surrounding Rasputin's death are much in dispute. The story, according to Yusupov, is that on the night of December 16, 1916 he, along with Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of the House of Romanov, invited Grigori Rasputin to the Moika Palace. Supposedly, they served Rasputin cakes and red wine laced with cyanide—supposedly enough poison to kill five men. Concerned that ...


This hotel, located in the ?78 area of St. Petersburg, is near Pushkin Drama Theater, Gostiny Dvor, Monument to Catherine the Great, and Vladimir Nabokov Museum.
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