Galakt

Krasnih Zor boulevard, 8, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 192174, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Surreptitious and Stylish

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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... to the famous Herimtage Museum, housed in part in the Winter Palace. Built and expanded for over 150 years starting with Peter the Great in 1711 (for whom the city is named), it was Catherine the Great who acquired a enormous art collection and coined the name Hermitage. Throughout this period the peasants were starving but each successive Tsar thought it would be a bloody good idea to keep on improving and building the most opulent Palace in Russia. ...

Stamps in the passport

A travel blog entry by arilauraharold

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... so just lots of looking and interpreting figures). The Church of Spilled Blood complete with its ‘ice-cream’ topped spires was next. Its interior was as impressive as the exterior covered in detailed mosaics and gold. It was build to commemorate the spot where Alexander the 2nd was assassinated and this was well and truly achieved.


I am glad we spent the time prior to landing delving into the history of the Russian people as it gave us a ...

2nd big day out in St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by hethncol

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... 5 mins!! Thank goodness we went to the Musee D'Orsay in Paris and were able to view similar pieces at a more civilised pace.
Back to the ship late - 30 mins after our scheduled departure. Just as well we went with a ship organised tour or they might have left without us!
Drinks and debrief with J&G before dinner at 8pm.
Into bed by 10.00 utterly exhausted - and we have another shore visit tomorrow!
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Packing to go!

A travel blog entry by jfleece

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Cynthia and I are now packing for our trip of a lifetime. On Tuesday morning we fly to Chicago where we change planes and then fly for 15 hours to Hong Kong! After a week in Hong Kong we fly to Singapore for another week. I am going to try to chronicle the trip through this blog. I hope those that follow along will enjoy it. I am not too certain how the blog works but hopefully you will receive updates as they are posted rather than having to log on to a particular ...

City of monumental buildings

A travel blog entry by helenandsimon

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... today not over yet as we are off out to another restraunt for dinner, another trip advisor top choice. Not a fancy place, but a friendly warm welcoming place with great food and service and it was superb. They even gave us a bag of treats to take away for tomorrow , cakes, savoury buns and biscuits all made by them, result! So back to our very warm hotel and room and try to right this blog but too tired so this is being done a day ...

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This hotel, located in the 1 area of St. Petersburg, is near Pavlovsk Palace and Park, Gatchina Palace and Park, Volodarsky Bridge, and Red Bridge.
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