Hotel Grifon

35, Griboedova channel embankment, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191186, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $93.00

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St Petersburg, day 1

A travel blog entry by drmom


... tourists, which made it much less enjoyable. We were there when the fountains were turned on, which is a semi-ceremonial event. Funny thing is…a man manually turned on the water for the fountains.

From there we went to St Isaac’s Cathedral. This was built in the early 1800s and has a huge gold dome which is easily seen throughout St Petersburg. The inside is decorated with beautiful mosaics. We then went to another ...

St Petersburg Trip

A travel blog entry by luisadc


... production of Swan Lake on the itinerary I was over the moon. Issi and I got all dulled up and made our way to the Hermitage Museum Theatre . The theatre itself was stunning and filled with history. The performance was amazing and can now be ticked off my bucket list.

Sunday 6th October:
With yet another early start we checked out of the hotel and jumped on the bus. Our first stop was the Hermitage Museum where we had a ...

St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by errolandtrish


Arrived in St Petersburg yesterday afternoon and went straight to the ship. We were supposed to be picked up yesterday morning at 5.15am and taken to the airport. Things got a bit nerve racking when the transport hadn't arrived by 5.40am and we were in the process of getting a taxii when he fronted up. went to a couple of places today in St.Petersburg - Peterhoff Palace and St.Isaac's church. Both were ...

St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by suetrevsal


... built on Zayachy Island on the Neva River. The cathedral is Russian Orthodox having been built between 1712 & 1733 under Peter the Great and is the first and oldest landmark in St. Petersburg.

The cathedral is now the burial place of most of the Russian Emperors and Empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas II (and his family) who were finally laid to rest in 1998. Also buried there is Catherine the Great – Empress of Russia for 34 years. It ...

Prektically for exemple hydrofoil

A travel blog entry by christinec2013


... and gardens. Then we went to a nice restaurant called Zoom for a late lunch/early dinner. We had to be back at the hotel by 7 to go to the Russian Ballet at 8. And OMFG this was so impressive. I wouldn't even call myself a ballet dancing person, but the absolute sheer talent of these dancers was incredible. We saw Swan Lake too, so a bit fancy pants and expensive. But so worth it. It took me a while go get over how awesome this was afterwards. I was just raving ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the ?78 area of St. Petersburg, is near Nevsky Prospekt, Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan (Kazansky Sobor), and Immanuel Kant's Grave.
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