- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Multilingual staff
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... 19th to the beginning of the 20th century. We visited one of the most important rooms in the palace, the actual rooms where the murder of Rasputin took place.
In 1916 a group of the city's noble elite, including one of the Grand Dukes and led by the prominent anglophile Prince Felix Yusupov, conspired to kill the one man who they felt threatened the stability of an already war-torn Russian Empire. Grigory Rasputin, a peasant and self-proclaimed holy man, ...
... to it than some of the places we have been recently. The canals that run between the streets are very reminiscent of Venice.
There is still a distinctly Russian flavour, however, and the colourful spires and golden sparkles of churches are never far from view. On our second day we decided to do a bus tour of the city ...
... with crazy amounts of rooms, crazy amounts of gold in those rooms, and all sorts of cool artifacts. One of the most startling things to learn here so far has been just how devastating Nazi occupation was for Russia. So many paintings and cultural artifacts were looted, and damage done to palaces...its truly a shame. For lunch we ate at this fantastic restaurant / log cabin that Putin had his birthday dinner in. We took complimentary shots of ...
... yet of the trip. I ordered a truffle risotto, black angel spaghetti (squid ink) and the panna cotta - all of which were simply scrumptious. I couldn't get enough of it! Luckily for me and portion control, they do half orders, which I love as it allows more sampling. We ended up walking down Nvesky Prospekt back to our hotel though so we ended up burning even more calories. Who said you can't have a good time, enjoy food and still lose weight? =)
... for dear life as she didn't have a seat belt to restrain her. The driver weaved in and out of the traffic as we tried to take in the sights as well as click away at the odd photo opportunity. As we sped through the crazy traffic, we were all just hoping against hope that the driver was taking us to where we wanted to go.
Along the way we had the opportunity to form our first impressions of St. Petersburg. We observed that some ...