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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... put in the cathedral and the famous Russian Field Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov, who won the most important campaign of 1812, was buried inside the church.
The cathedral was named after the "miracle-making" icon of Our Lady of Kazan, which the church housed till the early 1930s. The Bolsheviks closed the cathedral for services in 1929, and from 1932 it housed the collections of the Museum of the History of Religion and Atheism, which displayed numerous pieces of religious ...
... to get into Lower Park (500 rubles, €10), but it was pretty impressive. Unfortunately this didn't allow us to go inside the Grand Palace, and after spending so much to get in the park, we didn’t really want to spend any more to go in the palace.
We spent a couple hours walking around the park and then flagged down a bus to get us back to St. Petersburg. The bus was a lot cheaper than we ...
... the napkins (this has been publicised as something customers do whenever dining at Jamie's Italian because the napkins are linen and say (you guessed it) "Jamie's Italian". After having a delicious dinner we watched the Friday night AFL final on Kev's laptop to wind down after a great first day exploring St Petersburg.
On Saturday morning we were up early to watch the Dockers play Geelong in the AFL qualifying final. At the last minute the venue was changed to ...
... Russian youth this country is in very good hands. She was the most delightful person to have as our guide.
Our English speaking group was small in number with only 16 attending our first get-together however we did learn that another 7 would be joining the boat the following morning. Our final group of 23 comprised 10 Americans, 3 Canadians, 1 Scot, and 7 Australians plus one honorary member who is Russian but had joined our group with his American ...
... of the famous original; before the siege of Leningrad, the Russians covered the amber with wallpaper, the Nazis uncovered the amber, and when the siege was over, the Russians returned to bare walls. About twenty years later, a few pieces of the amber were found in Germany and returned to Russia but the location of the remainder is a mystery. The Palace is magnificent and a joy to experience, but it is unquestionably over the top, ...