Grand Hotel Emerald
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... crypts on the floor. Arrived in St Petersburg to a wonderful hotel, the Grand Europe Belmond. It is a classical old style hotel but very modern in all of its conveniences with elegant public spaces. Tonight we all went to the Tsar restaurant for a more typical Russian meal. It was a fun evening with excellent quality food, very good service but just too much to eat. Interesting at 9pm they played the Russian anthem and do ...
... imposing. Her eyes flash and her enthusiasm overflows with her arms conducting us in wide sweeps. We dont get it wrong. She, however plays the balalaika and other instruments so beautifully and often very fast, stamping her feet and yipping - a little like the maori ending to the Haka the folk songs all end in a yay! John read his book and is relaxed and enjoying a cruising life. We are ready to leave the ship at Goritsky as soon as it docks - most of the ...
... of the self service restaurants that were about and filled up on Borcht soup.
We loved St Petersburg and can honestly say that we would go back, there is so much to see.
If you’re on a budget the food & drink can be a bit expensive but not extortionate for a city of this size, most of the time you will find someone who can speak English and some restaurants will offer English menus. If you decide to go to the Hermitage - take a ...
... urban population.". The two-and-a-half year siege caused the greatest destruction and the largest loss of life ever known in a modern city. On Hitler's express orders, most of the palaces of the Tsars, such as the Catherine Palace, Peterhof Palace, Ropsha, Strelna, and other historic landmarks located outside the city's defensive perimeter were looted and then destroyed, with many art collections transported to Nazi Germany. The 872 days of the siege caused unparalleled ...
We are completing this entry late due to the very full day.
We had another early start to beat the crowds to Catherine Palace and Park in Pushkin Town, 50 minutes out of St Petersburg. This was the summer palace of Catherine the Great, just one more modest little summer shack (not!).
This was an enormous blue and white palace set in beautiful park land. The interior is an unbelievable collection of rooms decorated in the baroque style ...