Hotel Polikoff

Nevskiy Prospekt 64/11, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation | Hotel
Prices starting from $102.00
 

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Russia at last

A travel blog entry by tricruiser

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... rooms in each building. I never knew when we left one building for another. We just followed. We were shown the pieces deemed important. The guide is extremely knowledgable, but so much goes in it is hard to recall details. If we stopped to admire something not on the agenda we told it was not famous.There were Rembrandts and a Michelangelo. They were very small works, but lines formed to see each one. We moved about with other groups and individuals. There was little ...

Cathedrals and Galleries

A travel blog entry by almightyg73

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... in St Petersburg built 1712-1733 and it holds the remains of all the great Russian Emperors and Empresses, from Peter the Great to Catherine the Great. It's stunning inside, adorned with gold everywhere a glorious painted ceiling and its kept in immaculate condition throughout. The fortress grounds are also home to an old prison which used to house the toughest criminals around.

There were quite a few other smaller exhibitions in the fortress grounds, one ...

Schnitzels, wiener, chicken kievs... and vodka.

A travel blog entry by avv78

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... more ecstatic we made that train after being blown away by the tranquility of the city. It was a great mix of chilled out vibe, busy bars and new and old scenery. Ljubljana is only a small city (or perhaps big town?) so we decided to spend a day at Bled, home to a large fresh water lake overlooked by a hilltop castle and rugged mountains. It was awesome to walk around the lake and take a dip in it given the warm temperature (but it was a relief ...

April 2013

A travel blog entry by passera

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... s shoes. I think the children understand what happened and the scale of it. The gas chamber and crematorium are very small and it's hard to imagine that so many people were killed here. We take a bus to Birkenau which is 2km away. This purpose-built extermination camp is huge and there you understand how more than 1 million people were killed. There's not much to see as most of the camp was razed and only an adult can fully understand the atrocities that went on here. Anna and ...

Impressive Empress!

A travel blog entry by kburavlov

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... Pushkin died in 1937.
The palace and its surrounding areas and gardens are amazing. The Great Hall and other state rooms have beautiful decor. The Amber room in the palace has a particularly interesting historical story. An amber study was given to Peter the Great as a gift from William Frederick after an alliance between Russian an Prussia were made in 1716. It is thought that this gift ...

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This hotel, located in the 1 area of St. Petersburg, is near Anichkov Bridge, Gostiny Dvor, Monument to Catherine the Great, and Vladimir Nabokov Museum.
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