Best Corner Hotel

11, Zagorodnyy prospekt, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191002, Russian Federation | Inn
Prices starting from $81.00

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

The First of Two Great Days in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by rambling_roamer


... We saw paintings by Rembrandt, da Vinci and other masters, many of which were obtained when individual collections were “nationalized” during the Soviet times. As impressive, though, were the buildings themselves. There was gold everywhere and magnificent art that was built right into the buildings. For example, Raphael’s Loges from the Vatican were reproduced on the walls and ceiling of a gallery. After our visit to the Hermitage (and ...

From Russia With Love

A travel blog entry by blair~rachelle


... a tasty slice of pizza, surprisingly better than anything we had in Rome. Another one-hour flight delivered us to our destination, and with a two-hour time difference, we arrived at noon.

Getting to the apartment address was straightforward; a bus ride to the metro and then a couple of train rides, at a total cost of $2 each. It took about 45 minutes. Our apartment was located on Nevsky Prospekt, considered St. Petersburg's main street, ...

The Hermitage

A travel blog entry by kkelly432


... sculptures have been acquired in more recent times, but the building with its intricate decor inside and out, its frescoes and the handcrafted floors were all part of the original design. They say St. Petersburg is a city built on bones. It's not a part of most guide's spiel, but we listened to a Russian historian for awhile today, and she stated that thousands (many thousands) of labourers died in the building of this city, which was ...

Two Months Today

A travel blog entry by tofor85


... tour of St Petersberg to get a feel of the city. Generally speaking, Russian architecture is sterile, structured and plain. The port is overlooked by grubby block highrise apartments. The streets are long and straight. People seem quiet and stern. Everyone seems to smoke. The traffic is terrible everywhere. Whilst many buildings are plain and square, there certainly are some exceptions. One such example was the Russian Orthodox Cathedral St Isaac's, which boasts the ...

My first fight and things to think about....

A travel blog entry by patickdb


... behind, they decided that they'd had their fun and began to back off. After they left, we eventually made our way to a Burger King. Both of my friends had sustained lacerations to the face and needed to be cleaned up (nothing deserving medical attention). After that we waited for a cab to bring my friend home and we parted ways. Now, I'm home in my room.
This has been an eye-opening experience that I will never forget. I was ...

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