Original Sokos Hotel Olympia Garden
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TravelPod Member ReviewsOriginal Sokos Hotel Olympia Garden St. Petersburg
About 20 to 30 minutes to walk to city centre which is good considering the size of the city but for the weak at walking, the subway is readily available. Gorgeous hotel, great breakfast, wonderful service.
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Monday September 15
St. Petersburg, Russia
Here's a slideshow (without audio) of some of our pics from St. Petersburg. It's hard to pick out the best since it's such a photographic city.
A guy in a green t-shirt came up to me and was trying to give me postcards. I said I didn’t want them and he kept insisting and saying he wanted us to come to his souvenir shop. I kept saying no and he got more and more aggressive. He started pulling at my shirt and grabbing my arm. I finally pushed him away and had to say "get off me!" just to get him to leave me alone. The whole thing took maybe ten seconds and as soon as he ...
... of the bodies.
That evening a few of us went to a folklore show. I was blown away by the voices of the men who sung acapella. I have no clue as to what they sung about however can tell you that whatever they were singing about was full of such emotion.
We watched performances by various cultural groups, the women looked so stunning in their beautiful traditional dress and the men's Cossack dancing almost looked as if their legs were not attached to their bodies. ...
What a day it's been. didn't sleep much last night due to my little fingure that has my "African" ring on it swelling up that much I thought it was going to burst. Had to go to a medical centre to get my ring cut off which we did around midday. The medical centre was in the centre of St. Petersburg about 3/4 hour's drive. Not much fun being ...
... back to the WP from the bridge. The Fortress itself is on an immense scale but unfortunately the buildings inside the walls are closed on a Wednesday!...ummm should have done more research! Doh. Still, a fantastic walk in falling snow, very beautiful...and romantic x A stroll back to the hotel over another large bridge and eat the free snacks from last nights restaurant...very nice. Then off to the Russian Museum, which the clues in the name. Full of Russian art housed in a ...