Mayakovskogo 14

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

Saint Petersburg, Russia (population 5 million)

A travel blog entry by brinndalton on Jul 23, 2014

36 photos

... the Gulf of Finland. My hostel was off the main street called Nevskiy Prospect and one of my first views of the city is a canal with the Kazan Cathedral on one end and the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood (nice ring to it, must sound a little more elegant in Russian) at the other. With all of this beauty comes a price, which were high taxes on the peasantry and the deaths of many conscripted to build, due to horrible ...

Surreptitious and Stylish

A travel blog entry by madanaki on Apr 17, 2014

7 comments, 20 photos

... of walking around town.

The shops are initially really hard to work out. There is little or no advertising on them so you're not too sure if it's a cafe, bar, supermarket or brothel you are walking into. Sometimes they're all in one! They have really heavy exterior doors plus an internal door to keep out the bitter cold, a bit like an airlock. Once you get through the second door, sometimes there is a dark corridor, some twisty turns and ...

Struck by the clouds of cruel fate

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Sep 04, 2013

1 comment


Struck by the clouds of cruel fate
My crown of Summer bloom is sere
Alone and sad, I watch and wait
And wonder if the end is near.

- Alexander Pushkin


Alexander Pushkin is one of, if not the most, celebrated poet Russia has ever produced. His wife Natalya was the object of the desires of D'Anthès, a French military officer in Russia to make his fortune. Soon after ...

St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by jennyontheroad on Jul 14, 2013

9 photos

... than active destruction. Since the 1990s large-scale projects are underway, with meticulous restoration being carried out internally and externally. The amount of gold leaf used in the Russian Baroque period is unimaginable. Highlights today, firstly Peterhof Gardens and the beautifully restored Mon Plaisir which is set in what is now the favourite park of the local people as well as a tourist favourite; and secondly Caviar, champagne and vodka at the Grand Europa ...

Saint Petersburg... (Uncultured Brits)

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

1 comment, 10 photos

... really like 10, but him & Georgia, wake up at like 6 every morning & get bored waiting for everyone to wake up. Some of us ventured a bit further out of St pete's and went to see Petergof gardens, then decided to spend the rest of the day in a pub waiting for the first train. When we got back to the hostel & we were getting packed ready to leave, their was a Russian soldier in the kitchen with what we guessed was his bit on the side. He seemed ...