Lyra Hotel

ul. Dnepropetrovskaya 57A, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 192007, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

First Day in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by rachenry on Jul 30, 2014

19 photos

... Everyone had their own palace…members of royalty, rich families...almost every second large building that’s not a church was built as a palace for someone.

Our day started early with rumours that getting through Russian immigration on the first day would be a time consuming process. It did take a little time as the officials checked everyone’s passport, tour ticket, and ship card very carefully and produced a summary page that needed to ...

Our Travels in St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by kevdeeworldtour on Apr 22, 2014

4 comments, 26 photos

... stop at pedestrian crossings only if they feel like it :-)

The smell from the drains compete with the smell of fresh coffee and cakes from the numerous Kafes. An afternoon coffee with cake is an important social event. I've never seen so many people walking around with bunches of flowers and at the train station - visitors brought flowers for those they were visiting and the hosts brought flowers ...

Hermitage Bound

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Sep 05, 2013

12 photos

... The preservation was amazing. Leather headdresses for horses, quivers for arrows and textile blankets all survived. The headdresses were very interesting as they commonly gave the horses antlers. I'm guessing the stag was a special animal for these peoples. The array of arrowheads and archery equipment was especially interesting to me. Some of those arrowheads were just plain mean looking! Big wide blades of various shapes designed to cut the arteries in the target. ...

August 31 - to Dresden

A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on Sep 01, 2013

1 comment, 4 photos

... start point. Once found, we took a 1 1/2 hour on the Hop On, Hop Off, but decided to just stay on. The tour took us past the expected cathedrals and downtown sights, then wound along the Elba River where we could have a wonderful view of 3 small castles on the far side. Turns out there are a lot of gorgeous houses/estates on both sides of the river, and one side was not harmed in the bombing. Seems that many scientists, inventors, artists and ...

Like Paris... but more grand

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on Jun 29, 2013

1 comment, 53 photos

... the place and we all schlepped around in the rain trying to admire the fountains which despite some jets reaching 19 meters high did not have any pumps and had been running continually since the 18th Century -although it did need to get rebuilt after the WWII as it was bombed quite heavily due it being used by the Nazi’s.

We all agreed that we had not seen Peterhof at its best, and if we weren’t on a tour we would probably have looked at the ...



TripAdvisor Reviews Lyra Hotel St. Petersburg

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