Happy Pushkin

Galernaya, 53, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 190000, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $127.00
 

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

That's not a fountain, this is a Fountain....

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

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Every where I've been in Eastern Europe there is a fountain in the town square. I think it's a Soviet thing so by definition Russia should have a few as well. Viktor told me about a place near St Peterburg that has some nice fountains so this afternoon we headed off to Peterhof, it's about 30 Kms from St Petersburg. On the way we took a wrong turn …

A quick quiz to start...

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

30

Okay, here's a question for you-
If Russia's premier art museum, the Hermitage is closed every Monday throughout the year, who would you expect to know?
A) Everyone
B) No one
C) A tour guide that specialises in the Hermitage

Well the answers C but the guide I'd booked over the interweb didn't know......
So my hermitage …

Nature abhors a vacuum....

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

As do the Russians abhor a gap in traffic...but I'll come back to that!

Left Helsinki fairly early to allow me to get through the border and onto St Petersburg. The skies were very grey with low and heavy cloud cover, it kindly waited until about 10 miles before the border before the heavens opened up and it chucked it down. That wasn't a …

Day 22 - St Petersburg, Russia

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23

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... We took off to take more photos of Donna's bucket list spot making it over, and back without being the last ones on the bus. Now it was a game to see who could run off the bus first without giving Natasha, or Vladimir a tip. As we stopped at the terminal it looked like rats leaving a sinking ship when the bus doors opened. Seems everyone had the same idea about tipping our pair. The only thing Russian Immigration officers ...

St Pete's: 7 trains, 2 buses and a plane later...

A travel blog entry by whichwaynow2011

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... and looks exactly like all of the pictures. Inside was also breathtaking with elaborate mosaic icons everywhere you look. Russian Orthodox churches and cathedrals are fantastically decorated.

Next up was a trip to the Hermitage Museum in the Winter Palace where our nifty fake student cards saved us an entry fee of around a tenner! The Hermitage has a collection of over 3 million items and apparently if you ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the 1 area of St. Petersburg, is near Oranienbaum / Lomonosov Palace, Kirov Apartment Museum, Museum of Hygiene (Muzei Gigieny), and Liteiny Bridge.
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