Filippov Na Nevsky
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Concierge desk
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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... all with political struggles for power and greed. We stopped along the River Neva, and took some amazing photos of lighthouse structures with monuments embedded into them. Lovely views of buildings along the river with the sunrise. We looked at the 1902 Cruiser Aurora built to fight the Japanese and later used as a training ship for boy sailors. Across The river saw the KGB HQ. We then had an hour tour on a canal boat along the Fontanka and Moika Rivers, ...
... the next room along.
At the end of the exhibition we stopped for a late lunch in the palace's cafe and once suitably refreshed we set off for a relaxing walk through the palace gardens. The sun had come out by then, making for some very nice shots of the lakes, trees and avenues. We stopped at a small cafe house in the west wing of what was the 'admiralty' building. I had a tea with some mini chocolate chip cookies and also bought some ...
... innovations. It was the first building in St. Petersburg to use a metal frame, which made possible the huge windows on the ground floor. Another first for St. Petersburg was the glass-roofed atrium, and the building was equipped with the latest lifts, heating and air-conditioning and an automatic system for clearing snow from the roof.
To create the illusion of greater height, Syuzor crowned ...
... Great, he would turn on a fountain which completely drowned the late arriving guests, of course the kids were all there waiting for it to go off. Got back to the ship at 6.30pm and had to be back out again at 7.00pm for the Vodka Cruise so we ran to the buffet grabbed some food, back to the cabin and ate and then back out again. The cruise was well worth it, the sun set amazing. We got back to the ship at 11.30pm and we have another day to do in St. Petersburg ...
... few that few would object to seeing.
We split off for a little free time then, some heading to the palace. For those of you visiting, take note of what buildings are there and the times they open so that you can plan your day. I grabbed a quick bite with a friend before heading over to the palace itself, only to find that the current visiting hour was only for Russian citizens - whoops. Luckily our leader was able to get the other group in who skipped lunch.