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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Non-smoking rooms
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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... dedicated the building as a museum in 1764 so she would be able to display her collections. It opened to the public in 1852 and is one of the largest museums in the world.
We toured the part of the museum that houses works of art by the masters, including Da Vinci, Rembrandt and many others. Our guide, Inna, told us there are only 14 paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and St. Petersburg Hermitage has 2 of them. We also saw a lot of Rembrandt's ...
Hi all The last blog which you have just received was written on 20 June but due to email server problems was not sent until Friday night 26 June in St Petersburg. The Kiel canal was amazing and we spent from 11am til 7pm travelling through it. The are locks at each end but we only went up less than 1/2 metre entering and the same exiting, the difference change of tide over the 8 hour period. It had rained in the North Sea but as soon as ...
Wowser! Those Russians really knew how to build extravagant palaces and churches, and lay out spectacular gardens. I last visited in 2000 and my memories are mostly of run-down (but impressive) monuments, and a glum populace. And very tight control of tourists. All that has changed in fifteen years, now prosperous although the ruble has tanked recently due to the Ukraine escapade and the resulting sanctions.
Our tour guide, Katcha or ...
... Petersburg - glorious buildings, lovely canals and biting cold winds. Brrrrrrrrrrrrr......frikking cooollllddddddd!!
We found a Viking Bar in a basement - smoky, dingy and not a word of English spoken. We pointed at pictures on the menu and ordered what we thought was steak and chips and fish and veges. Instead we got pork kebab and some weird chicken dish. Hey Ho. Steve tried ...
... s mind at the time. The area is still slightly seedy like in Raskolnikov's time. It's the only area that I've seen signs for massage parlours in the city. I kept walking until I found building number 104 the location of the flat where Raskolnikov commited the murder. I couldn't get inside but looked in through the entrance tunnel and took some photos.
I made my way back to the hostel to rest for short while before heading on the Metro to Livgovsky Prospekt to head to a ...