- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... gold covers everything that can be covered and intricate carvings and magnificent pictures adorn walls and ceilings in each of the hundreds of rooms in the palace. Immediately off the back steps of the palace is a Versailles-like garden with gravity fed fountains and pools that extend all the way down to the Baltic Sea…quite impressive.
A recurring theme of our visit is that much of the palace complex was destroyed by the Germans when they took ...
... left as to not be a disturbance.
It has been pretty cold here since we arrived. It has been about 10-15 degrees. what is really deceptive is that the sun sets at about 1am and roses around 4:45 am. There is so much to do, but it is so cold!!!
Hopefully it warms up a it later. Our guide mentioned that it has been abnormally cold lately and that it's normally around 20 this time of year.
-- Ryan L.
... only if someone in your immediate family has or currently does work there. The pieces are absolutely beautiful as well, incredibly intricate and ornate designs almost all hand made..but let me tell you....you have never seen a more inefficiently run company before in your life. Employees were listening to music, talking, walking around, slowly dabbling on different pieces they were making by hand...20% of which did not make it out of the Kiln intact apparently. Almost ...
... Alexander II was assassinated. There was blood on the pavement where he died and the church was built on that spot. The church is very beautiful from the outside but the interior is breathtaking. It is all done in mosaics and is done in the Russian Orthodox style. It fell into disrepair during the Bolshevik revolution (read they destroyed the interior) and was only recently restored.
We then went to the Peter and Paul Fortress. This is the ...
... what turned out to be a burger in a pancake, yes a pancake & watched a few street performers, including a good beat boxer & a kid blowing bubbles? The burger was good by the way, the beetroot juice, not so. I then saw a man walking his cat through the city centre on route to the spilled blood cathedral and palace square. I eventually got back to the hostel about 11.30pm and their was a party kicking off in the kitchen. I briefly met a few of ...