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Moskovskiy Prospekt 8, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 190031, Russian Federation | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Day Two in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by herbguhl on Jun 13, 2014

1 comment, 8 photos

... isn’t overrun by tourists. This is the place where all the Russian royals are buried, all the way from Peter the Great to the last one, Nicholas II. He was of course murdered by the Bolsheviks and his bones and those of his family were only re-interred here in the nineties, after the collapse of communism.

The final stop was to view the beautiful Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood, built on the spot where Alexander II was assassinated. It is now a museum. During ...


A travel blog entry by almightyg73 on Oct 09, 2013

1 photo

... the greats, Da Vinci, Michaelangelo, Raphael, Rembrandt, Gaugin, Van Gogh, Degas, Matisse, Picasso....and so on and so on (not sure if all these were all obtained by legitimate means mind!) It has a reputation for being the number one art museum in the world so that should be a real treat. Looks like there is so much to see here with all the museums, cathederals, palaces etc that I'll never be able to cram it all in with the time I have, but I'll certainly give it my best shot.


Schnitzels, wiener, chicken kievs... and vodka.

A travel blog entry by avv78 on Aug 09, 2013

44 photos

... border, before enjoying a much needed Russian Banya (think sauna with a bunch of leaves and branches that you beat the **** out of each other with). Bleary eyed from little sleep on the overnight train we quickly woke up on the 5hr drive to St. Petersburg. We'd already seen some crazy **** on the roads in Africa but this was being done at about 140km an hour. Cars and indeed trucks would drive in the oncoming lane jostling for position only darting ...

Hermi what?

A travel blog entry by kburavlov on Apr 24, 2013

19 photos

... of n emperor and they had this large palace to play in. We walked into the ballroom and there was a small group of men singing traditional Russian folk songs. They caught all of our attention with their beautiful voices.
After seeing the state rooms we continued through the museum and saw several artifacts that dated as far back as 5 A.D. The girls were exhausted, ...

The never ending Hermitage

A travel blog entry by lewy9715 on Jan 02, 2013

46 photos

... ticketed gold and diamond rooms had sold out. The next challenge was the crazy cloakroom - filled with oversized furry bearskin coated pushy Russians on a mission. Barely surviving this, it was time to become a bit more cultured, so with map in hand, the expedition began. After 4.5 hours of wandering around, Terry finally found the Holy Grail – the most cultured and treasured piece in the ...


This lodge, located on Moskovskiy Prospekt 8, St. Petersburg, is near State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, St. Nicholas' Naval Cathedral, Palace Bridge, and Alexander Column.
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