Hotel Mir

Address: Ulitsa Gastello, 17, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 196135, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, Russia

A travel blog entry by joe-darlene on Jul 14, 2014

3 comments, 105 photos

... Winter Palace served for only 17 years before Rastrelli was again asked, this time by Empress Elizabeth (Elizaveta Petrovna), to expand the building. After two years proposing different plans to adapt the existing building, Rastrelli eventually decided to completely rebuild the palace, and his new design was confirmed by the empress in 1754.

When Catherine the Great came to the throne in 1762, the ...

Day 1 St. Petersburg Russia

A travel blog entry by rviaucar on May 29, 2014

39 photos

... ornate furniture, massive gold leafed chandeliers and paintings.

We were lucky that our tour included the gold room. This is a very secure room with tons of gold and jewels. There were golden toothpicks, sewing needles, knives, cups, hair clasps, etc. If it didn't move, they soaked it in gold. The ceilings were all painted with a variety of scenes. The majority were either biblical or depictions of war. Along the walls were large paintings of royalty, ...

St. Petersburg - Day Two

A travel blog entry by pegariah on May 21, 2014

106 photos

Our second 10-hour tour in St. Petersburg included Peterhof and The Hermitage Museum.

Peterhof is the lavish summer home of the Tsars.

The Hermitage is home to one of the world's greatest art collections, the building itself is a masterpiece. The State Hermitage is a ...

The Extra Stop - St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by meanderingmand on Jul 18, 2013

26 photos

... lad. "Were you the one the girl called about just now who couldn’t find the door?" Sigh. Yes, yes I was.

He gave me a key, bedding and a towel, and showed me to my ten bed dorm room. I was given the top bunk opposite the door. As instructed, I attached my name and the dates I would be staying from and to onto the bed.

From what I could tell, I would be sharing my room with a German couple/couple of friends; an adventurous American mother and son ...

Happy Ruby Wedding Anniversary

A travel blog entry by mrsv14 on Jul 01, 2012

14 photos

... palace was very interesting. The colours were much more vibrant than those sorts of buildings here and the decor was very grand. It was also good to hear the stories about things that had happened in the palace, like when the Queen visited and also the background to and story of Rasputin who was assassinated there. Like the trip to the Berlin wall, I think I’d like to read up on some of the events surrounding the Russian revolution and that time in history ...

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