Herzen House Hotel St. Petersburg
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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A very sleepy, bunch of tired folks arrived at the bus for our 2 hour drive to The Peterhauf Palace. We mostly slept along the way because we only had 4 hours sleep from the night before. We were one of the first buses to arrive. As we entered the palace we were greeted by amazing grounds. The palace itself was never lived in but only used to host receptions. The rooms were grand and gilded. The steps and chandeliers were emerald. The world famous ...
... Nearby is the Nicholas I monument, a horse on only two points of support. It's equidistant from Cathedral with Peter's monument and bears a plaque that says "You will not catch up." Across the street is the Mariinsky Palace, presented by Nicholas' wife, Maria- now a government building. We follow the canal to the first bank. The bridge in front is flanked by griffons, a symbol of treasure. You will have good fortune if you rub a paw. ...
... time we were there. We went there mainly so that we were out of the suite so that they could clean it as they don’t like to do that when you’re in. I read some of my book and played some games on my iPad. I’m sure the people going up and down in the lift behind me will have found my playing Angry Birds amusing!
We ended up in the cafe again for lunch – at least it wasn’t going to be three meals in there – and then we ...
... The older metro stations tend to have more decoration - fascinating lighting fixtures, stained glass, etc - but the farther out you get (at least on my line ) the more utilitarian they are in tendency. (See the pictures attached to this entry for some of my favorites)
Wikipedia says that 2.5 million people use the metro every day, and I believe this. Rush hour at my station, which is located on the same line as Nevskij Prospekt lasts from ...
... as лежат 00; (lie), класт 00; (place, lay down), полеж 72;ть (be situated, have been laid down), ложит 00;ся (lie down), лечь (has laid herself/himself down). These are my own translations! Useful and systematic, ...