Prima Sport Hotel

Address: prospekt Dobrolubova 14, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 195002, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

The Magnificent Hermitage & Catherine's Palace

A travel blog entry by cjbishop on Sep 13, 2015

1 comment, 17 photos

Our tour today was to see one of the great museums in the world: the Hermitage Museum. Catherine the Great (1729-1796) created this private collection because of her interest in art. It got its name because the art collections were housed in the Winter Palace which Catherine used as her private apartments, intending it to be a place for retreat and seculsion. Catherine once declared: "only the mice and I can admire all this". Between ...

First Day in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by normando on Jun 13, 2015

1 comment, 36 photos

... Sorry, but I do not remember any other details to describe it more.

Next, we went to the Church on Spilled Blood, a major sight and quite amazing, both from its notable exterior , to the underlying story of its background, and the interior. It was erected on the ...

Natural and human activity change the environment

A travel blog entry by storytellers on Jun 08, 2015

1 photo

... br> How the natural events affect the environment

St. Petersburg has been flooded more than 300 times. They had to block off many places where the water can come in. There have been many people who have died from floods in St Petersbug, The floods have have definitely changed the environment since they have caused the people to block off water leaving plants with little ...

Welcome to Russua

A travel blog entry by adventureornone on Oct 09, 2014

... into this shabby looking courtyard, up to the broken looking door and into a drearily looking stairwell. Fortunately the apartment was only up a few steps and we were there. The apartment did not grab you in any special way but it was more than adequate for what we needed. Andrew couldn't speak any English but he could tell us how to say thank you and much to his delight I kept saying it when he showed us things. So he left us to settle in and we quickly sorted ourselves out and ...

Palaces of the Romanovs, Faberge Eggs and Sable!

A travel blog entry by colerumbough on Jul 29, 2014

... tall windows, lots of light, very extravagant. The first ballroom upstairs we walked through had a giant gazebo in the center of it made of gilded bronze with malachite columns. After that, it was just room after room glittering with gold, marble columns, crystal chandeliers, inlaid parquet floors and exquisite artwork. It was beyond magnificent, much like the Palace of Versailles in France. We saw two paintings by Leonardo da Vinci—his first two works, actually. They were both ...