Novotel St Petersburg Centre
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- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
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- Free High-Speed Internet
TravelPod Member ReviewsNovotel St Petersburg Centre St. Petersburg
Definately. Walking distance to the main shopping areas and central sights. Easy access to the Metro
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... hall after customs we saw our name, and met Julia our guide, a young Russian with good English, and our driver, Alexander. We were quickly ushered into the car, a new Passat, and the tour began! We drove around with Julia giving commentary, stopping at a few significant places, the Egyptian Sphinxes, The Boat Lighthouses, The Fort of St Peter and Paul, an amazing place, with a Chapel in which the Romanovs are entombed under large marble sarcophagi. Julie had to do the ...
... is a Communist backwater. They're doing very well here and it would put most American city centers to shame. They like to dress up here, especially the women, who wear heels and dresses as a regular outfit. A man we met later from England said they may not own anything else, but image is everything to them.
Our first tourist stop, was the Church of the Spilled Blood, named after Czar Alexander (the 2nd maybe?) who was assassinated on the spot ...
... But Helga was a stickler for all detail, and helped immensely in finding our way. Actually, driving the autobon wasn't a big problem, provided we stuck in the slow lane, but both Rowland and Judy (who mostly drove in the city because of insurance concerns) have my admiration. I never did quite figure out the light system, and with roundabouts and bicycles all over the place, I can only say they are brave beyond words. Of course we did collect 2 ...
As a nut interested in Napoleonic history, MJ really enjoyed her visit to Borodino. And that now completes her participation in the Tour of Napoleonic Battlefields – we saw Waterloo on our family jaunt to Europe in 2000, so enough is enough. Though I may let her visit some when we get to Egypt. And now it was time to head to our final destination – Saint Petersburg. However, the distance from Borodino was too far for one day, so ...
... fantastic mosaics, hope the pictures capture some of this. All around are more places and sights to see and near by is the Russian Museum, which we will go to tomorrow. Next stop the Singer Building and yes the famed sewing machine HQ building now a book store , cafe and hotel, beautiful. A good choice for morning tea and cake, which of course we indulged in! This looks out on an amazing Cathedral built to honour the military! The ...