Herzen House Hotel St. Petersburg
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... walk on these floors, and they are in pristine condition - unbelievable. Then there are the frescoed walls and ceilings, the intricate designs everywhere, the malachite and lapis vases that are 5 or 6 feet high, often with gold handles, the tables mosaiced with stones about 1/8 of an inch on each side. Then there are the statues, dozens of them, life sized. And every room has priceless paintings. I will say, I may have seen my fill ...
... the late 1900's. Many monuments still bear the old city name. The capital got moved back to Moscow when they realised St Petersburg was too close to the border and posed a risk to the government if invaded. We saw lots of monuments to different politicians, artists etc - too many to remember. The Church of the Saviour on the Spilt Blood was a highlight. The exterior is beautiful. The name came about when Emperor ...
... as the stream of people we followed were all headed here too. World Press Photo is an annual competition of photographs which have been used in the press to document world events, the Tsunami, the Arab Spring and the Mexican drug wars all features heavily but there were also some more light-hearted nature and sport shots. A great show and a real inspiration to keep on snapping, one day maybe we can be in the right place at the right time to get an iconic snap!
... claim it is the deepest subway in the world because most of St. Petersburg is built on marshes and islands. It’s possible and certainly one of the deepest but Pyongyang also claims to have the deepest subway as does Kiev. I have been on both of those and know they are also deep plus plus Dasha didn’t take us to the deepest one but just the closest one to the hotel. It did have some nice murals and we were allowed to take photos which ...
... the grooms and brides heads and the couple walking 3 times around in a circle. Also found it interesting how there was a line of people waiting to touch or kiss a religous icon located at the front of the church.
Continued walking to the hostel and ran into the belgium guy david I had met in Moscow who had gotten in a day earlier. Chatted with a few people at the hostel and me, a german, american and french person decided to head to the hermitage to see the bridges go up and ...