Marco Polo Saint-Petersburg

12-th line, d. 27, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 199178, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $153.00
 

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Day 57: The Fortress

A travel blog entry by ryan.lee

19

... decorated with gold. What I found amusing was that there were signs of “no photos” everywhere, yet people still had their cameras out taking pictures (some with flash! *gasp*). But none of the security
really cared to do anything about.

My next stop was the toilet since I drank a lot of water earlier in the day. The restroom station were former municipal buses. They were super cool! There is ...

The Allegro to St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by suetrevsal

6

... us to where we wanted to go.

Along the way we had the opportunity to form our first impressions of St. Petersburg. We observed that some of the buildings were very impressive while others were so badly in need of repair a bulldozer was the only solution. We also observed the influences of the west with billboards advertising KFC, Ikea and many others.

Our driver continued along the Neva River for what seemed a very long time and we were starting ...

GORITSKY

A travel blog entry by kerryb

15

... place where shuttle busses pick you up. With shuttle busses you cannot leave anything on the bus so we were advised to travel lightly. After about a a 7K drive over a very bumpy road we arrived at the ?????? Monetary and Museum.. This monastery began its life in 1347 and is essentially a walled fortress that does sit on a very large portion of water. Our guide informed us that in addition to the high wall defence system,, soldiers would ...

To the Finland Station

A travel blog entry by rachel21601

6

... br>
There is an enormous bowl of white roses on a table in the entrance to the lobby of our hotel, the Grand Hotel Europa on the Alexander Nevsky Prospect. The hotel, a member of the Orient Express chain, is elegant and understated and our room is sufficiently spacious, with ample closets, drawers, and provisions for anything we might need or want. From our room we can see the spires of the Church on Spilled Blood.

The Gastronome, ...

A glimpse of Russia

A travel blog entry by peterandjane

48

... was originally built on a swamp, and now spreads across many islands criss-crossed with rivers and canals. It ceased to be the capital after the Bolsheviks came to power in 1918. The historic heart of St Petersburg is the Winter Palace, which was started for Empress Elizabeth in 1754, and completed by Catherine the Great. Many of the 1057 palace rooms now house the Hermitage Museum and show how the ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the ?15 area of St. Petersburg, is near Piskariovskoye Memorial Cemetery, St. Petersburg University, and Listvjanka.
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