Mayakovskogo 14

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

Catherine's Palace and Saint Petersburg Tour

A travel blog entry by hulleys on Sep 25, 2014

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... built in which look like Delft pottery.

One of the highlights of the tour is the fabulous Amber Room which is covered with around 6 tonnes of amber. Unfortunately the Nazis stole the original amber in World War II but it has been meticulously restored.

After the palace tour we spent a little time in the beautiful gardens where Catherine had an elaborate terraced summer house where she could walk alone.

After lunch, ...

Second Day in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by wendler on Aug 03, 2014

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... You almost needed sunglasses inside to see all the gold! sadly we could not take pictures inside. very much like Versaille with receiving rooms, throne room and private apartments. The differnece though was that the czars collected amazing art etc from other countries and displayed it. it felt very international. lots of Chinese art and lots of art from Europe. we then went outside to see what Peterof is probably most famous for....the fountains. Built for Peter ...

Struck by the clouds of cruel fate

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Sep 04, 2013

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... brilliant man. I highly recommend getting the audio guide as all the displays are in Russian.

After leaving the museum I made my way back to the hostel for a brief rest before heading to Dachniki for dinner with Randy and Bob. I'me loving Dachniki as the menu is all Russian and so is the decor. Once again stayed up quite late chatting back in the hostel. But I'm not having any trouble sleeping so ...

2 hours of darkness - if that!

A travel blog entry by kiwisinflight on Jun 26, 2013

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St Petersburg has this glitz and glamour about it. It is truly quite amazing. The money that was once in this place to built all of the incredible castles and cathedrals just because they could is mind blowing. It looks like gold coats almost every statue or gate or door frame.
On our first day in St Petersburg we went to Petergof and Pushkin. Truly ...

Russia Day 2

A travel blog entry by andygailtravel on Jun 19, 2013

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Had even earlier start today - 6.45am. Headed out to Peterhof. Again this was practically razed to the ground and was rebuilt/restored. After looking through the palace (no photos allowed) we went for a stroll through the extensive parks with over 150 fountains. Saw only a fraction of these and ended up back at the palace for the highlight of the fountains. This was the main fountain combo starting up for the day. Done at ...