Hotel Aurora Petrogradskaya
No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Aurora Petrogradskaya St. Petersburg
Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... which consisted of several pavilions, monuments and bridges in a variety of styles.
There were a number of lakes surrounded by plantations of trees and grass with a few sculptures here and there.There were very few flowers.
They visited the garden palace which overlooks the lake and a number of choristers sung to them, their voices echoing within the tall walls and soaring ceilings.
They then visited a ...
... pleasantly surprised.
When we landed at the airport and collected our luggage we headed to the hotel which was booked by the tour company we used.
We chose to use Lupine Travel they are a tour company who provide non guided tours, in other words they do the booking of hotels and trains for you but the rest is up to you and you are traveling as individuals there are no groups unless you chose to make one.
We chose this option as ...
... I gave it a try.
It was surprisingly good. I had always feared that the beet flavor, which I don’t particularly like, would predominate. But the soup was basically a beef broth with lots of vegetables, beets among them. It was almost like a very mild French onion soup without all the cheese.
The main entrée was a tasty but tough beef stroganoff.
Back on the bus, our guide kept up a continuous ...
... dry land, we walked to St Isaac's Church – the largest Russian Orthodox Church in the city, and the one that has the dome that you can see from just about everywhere. The church is now a museum, and services aren't held there anymore. Very impressive interior, with lots of marble and detailed paintings. We could have climbed to the top for an extra fee, but decided against after all our walking yesterday.
Continued on to ...
... highest heels they can find at all times. This seems odd because the streets are largely cobblestones, not the easiest for walking at the best of times. And we have seen a large number of tall girls with very long legs (selective breeding??), but that doesn't deter them from adding another 4 or 5 inches. Apparently they have a notion that this is the kind of glamour that will help them attract a husband! Again, I only repeat what we've been ...