Mayakovskogo 14

Mayakovskogo, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation | Hotel
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To Russian will visit

A travel blog entry by rell01

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Today we step onto Russian soil at Saint Petersberg. If they will let us in. The ship has been delayed so we have a late start. Hopefully the tours have adjusted
Well we got through & into Russia & we only had to serve several hours in Siberia. Not to bad just a wait in the line (a big line) & then caught up with our tour guide. Had a great day of touring the palaces & churches. ...

So Much to See...

A travel blog entry by ritawritatravel

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... or behind after you enter the grounds) makes up for it, fully decorated in shiny gold.

We arrive about 10am to wander through the well sculpted upper gardens briefly before heading into in where a musical ceremony and fountain show kicks off the day. Groups of tourists and students (young children wearing bright yellow caps) surround the main display, eagerly waiting. We hear a few notes and some water trickles out of one spout, teasingly a few minutes before the music ...

Day 19 - Helsinki to St Petersburg, Russia

A travel blog entry by emilyjms

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... very limited but very welcome English. It took us about 3 hours to cross the boarder into Russia but we made it in one piece!!

It was very beautiful driving through Russia. It is very green with very thick forest on either side of the road. Somebody could hide in there and never be found. There are people sitting on the side of the road every hundred meters or so with bucket of berries to sell. Strange shops are set up on the side of the road, ...

Off the ship and into St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by jeffandwen-40

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... which was established in 1902. Nick, the cheese section was awesome and so was the fish section, the caviar section, the smallgoods area, bakery area and the wine and vodka and the chocolate/sweets areas. Only managed a coffee and cake but hope to get back for more.
Walked through the Grand Palace Arcade past security guards into an arcade of designer goods and 2 standout stores for us. An antique bookshop, with the ...

Winter wonderland walking

A travel blog entry by helenandsimon

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... with its own Cathedral. We have learnt so much Russian history since we have been here and this is perhaps the most significant place in terms of the development of Russia. St P being the original capital, only moving to Moscow under Lenin's rule. The walk to the Fortress took us behind the Winter Palace to the Neva River and over an impressive bridge. What a sight...parts of this massive river are completely frozen over! Hope the photos make this clear. Very dramatic. ...

 

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