Northern Lights Hotel

Bol'shaya Morskaya 50, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 190000, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $99.00
 

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Day 55: Hello Russia!

A travel blog entry by ryan.lee

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Hello World!

We arrived in St. Petersburg early evening. Our time between now and Beijing has been planned out by a Transiberian Rail tour company (based in the UK). A driver was arranged to pick us up upon our arrival and he was right on time! He is an elderly gentleman with broken English, but did his best to describe the areas ...

St. Petersburg Wrap-up

A travel blog entry by ryan.diplock

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... are still held in Sberbank, the Soviet-era savings bank. This was also especially relevant to me, as I was in the process of writing 10 page paper #2 (we have 3) on the historical and modern day differences between the banking sector in Russia, versus the banking sector in China. As an aside, the logistics behind how banking worked under a communist system are absolutely fascinating.

Wednesday afternoon we visited and met with one of the definite ...

Sapsan to St Petersburg dumplings

A travel blog entry by jimoo

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... a complex of stations, so we leap frogged from official to official to be signalled to the next twist and turn before finally finding the terminal for the Sapsan hi speed train terminus. The terminus is new so to pick up snacks for the ride we had to pop back out in the heat of the day possibly around 26 degrees.

In the sandwhich shop pointed to a picture of a cheese and ham ...

Peter's City, Catherine's Palace and the Kirov

A travel blog entry by rachel21601

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... school here, his lyceum is still standing and there is a monument in his honor, both of which are visible on the walk to the town's main attraction, Catherine's Summer Palace.

Begun by Empress Elizabeth in honor of her father, Peter the Great, it was perfected by Catherine the Great. The Palace was designed by Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, a French born Italian architect who worked in an opulent late Baroque style. The ...

Church and River Cruise

A travel blog entry by brian796

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... and a crowd of onlookers watching 4-5 police boats in the water apparently looking for something. Later in the day, I would find out what was going on.

Back at the apartment, we were getting ready for church when I saw a couple of police cars park across the street and three policemen went running with weapons drawn into the school yard across the street. They aparently caught someone trying to break into a second story ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the 1 area of St. Petersburg, is near St. Isaac's Cathedral, Museum of Russian Political History in Kshesinskaya Mansion, Nicholas I Monument, and Blue Bridge.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding