Filippov Na Nevsky
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Refrigerator in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. From the photos you can see the rainy weather was too similar to home! We also went to the Museum of Russian Art. Next day we walked around the city, using a route suggested by Natalia. We saw loads - a statute to Catherine the Great, her grandfather Peter the Great, after whom the city is named, the Engineers' Castle, the Summer Gardens, we then crossed the river Neva to see the Peter and Paul Fortress, the bronze horseman and ...
We had breakfast in the restaurant and we're ready to go as expected at 10:30 am. We had a short bus trip to Yusupov Palace with Ayas our tour guide. Yusupov Palace is a small palace. On our way to Saint Isaac's Cathedral we stopped had a big statue outside Saint Isaac's Cathedral. This was Peter the First. Very impressive. Then it was a short bus ride to the bus park for Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Saint Isaac's Cathedral was founded to celebrate Peter's ...
... The hotel we were staying in was called the Arkadia. It was an older style building, set in the courtyard created in the centre of the city block by the buildings facing the street on all sides. It was a nice hotel, and the staff were friendly. A gigantically fat tabby cat had the run of the place (in that way that cats seem to no matter where they are!) and didn't deem it worth moving from the centre of the door as we manhandled our bags through! Cats!! We spent the first night bedding ...
... some of the local churches. The city is brimming with dedications to previous leaders – statues and wall plaques, arches and statues and public parks and green areas everywhere. The one thing that I didn’t really know was that SPB was comprised of several islands of which contained canals and bridges galore. Our tour leader Luba (meaning Love) was good – her English was exceptional complete with a hint of an English accent – ...
... by the grandeur of the city. I had been expecting a small city, narrow rounds, and square grey apartment blocks but in their place were wide roads, grand brightly coloured buildings with detailed facades, and a never ending stream of Christmas lights and trees.
I breathed a sigh of relief as we pulled up to the correct hotel but that relief was quickly replaced with dread on check in as they asked for my passport and told me to collect it later. I know this doesn't sound scary, ...