Mayakovskogo 1

Address: Mayakovskogo ulitsa 1, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Travelling Home

A travel blog entry by hulleys on Sep 27, 2014

Our group were flying home at different times on the final day with some poor people (including David and Karin) having to leave the ship at 2:30 in the morning. Our flight home was not until 17:00 and although we had to vacate our cabin by 10:00, we were able to stay on board until our coach left for the airport at 14:00. In the morning we sat in the lounge and read with one very brief venture to the ...

Pickpockets, Peterhof and Peter and Paul Fortress

A travel blog entry by wdtraveltime on Jul 26, 2014

1 comment, 25 photos

... Yesterday we took a 30 minute hydrofoil on the Neva River near the Hermitage out to the Gulf of Finland to Peter the Great's Summer Palace called Peterhof.

It is known as the Russian Versailles because of the many fountains on the expansive grounds. We spent the whole day wandering the park-like grounds enjoying ...

St. Petersburg Round 2.

A travel blog entry by tis on Mar 12, 2014

4 photos

In our final day in St. Petersburg, we had a well-deserved sleep and then went to the Summer Place. Some of the students explored the palace, whereas others explored the grounds and the fountains. Several people even tried the waters of the Baltic Sea.

We then explored the city. Some explored the Peter and Paul Cathedral. Others went to jail (voluntarily) and some shopped. Ms. Pickard and ...

Of fortresses and Frustrations

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Sep 03, 2013

18 photos

... Russia was still at war with Sweden, so defensive measures were first and foremost in his mind. So very soon after, defensive structures were constructed on Zarensky (hare) island. At first wooden walls were thrown up but they were soon replaced with stone bastions. The walls are impressive and are a great example of 18th century fortifications. However with the capture of land to the north from the Swedes, the fortress has never seen action.

Inside ...

Saint Petersburg... (Uncultured Brits)

A travel blog entry by where-ez-is on Jun 10, 2013

1 comment, 10 photos

... is a right character. The rest of the group seem cool too, most people are doing a similar sort of world/year long trip as me & more than half have also just left or quit jobs too. Vlad took us out for a drink, an intro talk & to book tickets for the russian ballet tomorrow night. Then to a nice restaurant for tea & left us (all 15) to get to know each other. We are; Me, Mario (Swiss), Sebastian (Aussie), Georgia (Kiwi), Regina (Austrian), ...