Nevsky Contour Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... Much of the palace was destroyed during WWII but most of the art etc was hidden in the Urol mountains and brought back. The building was reconstructed after the war. Amazing before and after pictures. We then came back into the city and went to the church of spilled blood. Looks a little like the church in Red Square in moscow. Amazing mosaics on the inside. then back to the ship! great 3 days in St. ...
... s Cathedral. Incredible interior, the vastness and richness is impossible to capture. Steve lit a candle for his mother in the beautiful candle lighting area. Mandy thought candles were only for remembering the dead, but apparently not! Tip of the day, let the wax drip into holder then use it to hold the candle securely...
Walked the 269 steps to the top of the colonnade for spectacular views over the city. The numbers ...
... I've seen ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman artefacts before, so i decided to skip those galleries. As much as I love European renaissance art and impressionist paintings, I knew I can see them elsewhere so I pushed them down the list of priorities. Instead I decided to concentrate on Russian art, as well as the exhibits on ancient Siberia and the steppe.
Once I got my bearings, I made my way to the steppe exhibits first. Very nice range of artefacts from ...
... a bit of a hard time; how long were they staying in Russia, where were they going etc, and then the Russian’s came through… after the Finns, I was expecting Kalashnikov and slavering hounds, but what we got was very pretty ladies in tailored trousers and high heels.
Anyway we got our passports stamped and landing card stamped and got safely to the station where our tour representative was waiting and we were delivered without fuss to the hotel. It turns out ...
... allowed. We toured the Winter Palace, which was gorgeous, and then the Hermitage. There were so many works of art there, rooms filled with Matisse and Picasso paintings; I can't imagine what it's worth.
We then got back on the bus and headed to lunch. Lunch was at the Nikoaevsky Palace. It was interesting and good. Potato salad, quash soup,beef stroganoff, and a strudel for dessert. Along with ...