Raffaello Hotel

Matisse ostrava, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191025, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Palaces of the Romanovs, Faberge Eggs and Sable!

A travel blog entry by colerumbough on Jul 29, 2014

... Madonna and child. There were Rembrandts and works by Rafael and Titian, too. My favorite part of the tour was Catherine the Great’s Peacock Clock. It was a golden statue of a life-sized peacock sitting on the intricate, flowered branches of a little golden tree, complete with acorns. The gilded branches of the tree extend much higher than the peacock, which is the main attraction. Next to the tree, but still attached to the same base (which has little golden mushrooms and a ...

Of fortresses and Frustrations

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Sep 03, 2013

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... century. Lots of Viking artefacts from the area, including some very nice jewellery and weapons.

The displays for the 18th - 20th centuries thankfully contained more English information, probably because they were much newer displays. One display was a hugely long lithograph of both sides of Nevskii Prospekt from the mid 1700s. The very cool thing is that I found the building im staying in. Plus you can pull down hidden photos of the buildings too, so ...

A quick quiz to start...

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad on Aug 12, 2013

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... sell...
In the afternoon I met up with a local guy called Viktor, he took me on a tour of the town and then we went on a river trip, kindly donated by a friend of Viktors.
After bobbing around on the boat for 1.5 hours looking at more nice buildings we headed off to the local motorcycle club, in a desolate part of town the local club "Werewolf Motorcycle Club" have their HQ. In a 4 story ...

Goodbye Russia, Hello Lithuania

A travel blog entry by graceandgary on Apr 18, 2013

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... to take any chances that might keep us here. So we hunkered down in the uncomfortable seats at the train station trying to look inconspicuous. We did finally get our tickets (from the rudest woman in the world who got grumpy at being interrupted from her newspaper and proceeded to yell at us in Russian for unknown reasons. We were trying to give her money after all!) and now had to wait for our visas. The ladies in the immigration office let us wait on ...

Seriously guys, are you gonna stay up all night?

A travel blog entry by mergatroid on Sep 19, 2012

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... 8217;t think Sara did either. It is also doubtful that the other two even attempted to sleep. I had gotten out of the cabin about an hour before the train was due to arrive at the station. Sara was already out there and I chatted to her for a while waiting for the train to arrive. I am sure Sara wouldn’t have been all that happy with me early in the evening. However, after the shena****ns of the other two I think I may have not looked so bad in the ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Downtown/Center City/Historic Area area of St. Petersburg, is near State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, St. Nicholas' Naval Cathedral, Loft Project, and Alexander Column.
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