Renaissance St. Petersburg Baltic Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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... ground, again on foot. From our hotel on the Fontanka River we headed away from Nevsky Prospect to the Mikhailovsky Gardens, resplendent in their autumnal colors, and the adjacent Russian Museum with its magnificent collection of Russian art. This museum had been recommended by Masha, its exhibits being much more accessible than those of the Hermitage, due to its smaller size and easy layout. However, we did visit the Hermitage later in the ...
... after the war, becoming Petrodvorets, the name under which the surrounding town is still known. The palace and park are once again known as Peterhof.
St. Petersburg's most famous building, the Winter Palace not only physically dominates Palace Square and the south embankment of the Neva River, but also plays a central political, symbolic, and cultural role in the three-century history of the city.
The first Imperial residence on the site of the Winter ...
... against a dark blue sky. What we came for. As we entered the palace this place was absolutely stunning. Gold everywhere. Nowhere in the United States touches this place. Just unbelievable. The great thing about our private tour is our guide got us to the front of every line, and that saved us time. Next, we were off to another church on the way to Peterhof Palace. It was spectacular. After that Peterhof, and more ...
... which is a point of pride for Muscovites. We were taken on a bit of a subway tour and can attest that it's popular ... another word for "packed". The main reason for the subway tour was to show off the different themes at different stations, and certainly they have spent a lot of money on art work in the subway stations. One platform has perhaps 30 large scale panels (maybe 6 by 8 feet) of mosaics depicting life in the Ukraine, for ...
... opening onto a huge gravel courtyard which would have been crowded with coaches and horses in the past. Apparently guests were so numerous that many had to sleep in their carriages due to lack of sleeping rooms. Judging by the size of the place they must have had hundreds of guests at any one time.
Inside the palace it was all set up to impress the visitors with large staircases lit from windows from the east and the west so at all times there would be ...