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A Travel Blog by mygiobro
... ti Ilocos - Tobaco Monopoly Marker - St. Williams Cathedral - Sinking Bell Tower SAN NICOLAS - Saint Nicholas de Tolentino Church Day 2. Jan. 13, 2008. LAOAG CITY - Fort Ilocandia BURGOS - Cafe Beajeador Lighthouse BANGUI ...
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A Travel Blog entry by gregdedman from St Nicholas, Spain
The Meseta got a little greener today, and we walked 20km into a tiny spot on the map called St Nicholas. It was an old church with no village nearby, and this place was beautiful. Roses in the garden, trees for shade, a water pump for washing, no ...
A Travel Blog entry by lucieandy from St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation
... with five spherical towers. The belfry was separate from the church, close to the canal, as It was designed as a maritime church, St Nicholas being the patron saint of sailors. Next was a short shopping stop at a souvenir store. We found the prices a ...
A Travel Blog entry by jnight from St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russia
... us to the various sites in spite of this. We started the day with a visit to several cathedrals. The first, St. Nicholas Cathedral, was the only one we visited that still functions as a church, the others being primarily museums at this ...
A Travel Blog entry by jimstephkrueger from St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation
... were spinning - especially when she would periodically quiz us on what she had told us. The first stop was at the St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral - one of the oldest in Russia. This was just a little something to break us in easy. A ...
A Travel Blog entry by johnsjourneys from St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russia
... tsar Nicholas II and his family, murdered by the Bolsheviks, are interred. They are not in the main body of the church because Nicholas II had abdicated, and not being tsar at the time of his death he was not qualified to be with his ...
A Travel Blog entry by rambling_roamer from St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation
... was an interesting story, filled with legend and intrigue. Julia did a great job telling it. Our final stop was another church, St. Issac’s Cathedral. The cathedral’s dome is one of the largest in the world and is covered with 220 ...
A Travel Blog entry by t_b_blanchard from St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation
... Palace, home to Tsar Paul and his wife Maria. As we drove through St. Petersburg, we made a quick stop at St. Nicholas Church arriving just as the service was finishing. This was one of the few churches that was not closed during the Soviet ...
A Travel Blog entry by lorenzo1 from St Petersburg, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia
... main stops on the private tours we were on: including The Catherine's Palace, Peterhof Castle, Peter & Paul Cathedral, St. Nicholas's Cathedral, and Church on the Spilled Blood. They say that if you really want to see how the Romanovs lived, you need ...
A Travel Blog entry by jsuviste from St Petersburg, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia
... so we could take some pictures. Some of the sites we saw were the Winter Palace, Hermitage, Cruiser Armour, Summer Gardens, St Nicholas Cathedral, Town Hall, Fortress, monuments, various other small palaces, all the bridges over the River Neva. The ...
A Travel Blog entry by jimtrap from St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation
... 30am to meet our guide Olga. An overcast but warmer day. Sergey was the driver. The first place to visit was St Nicholas Church where I lit another candle for Mum. A Russian Orthodox church, it was fairly simple but more ornate than the ones ...
A Travel Blog entry by thessalonikia from Thessaloniki, Macedonia Region, Greece
... . The story of his rescue of sailors in the Aegean Sea during his lifetime established him as the patron of mariners. His popularity in Russia rose to the point that almost all churches had some sort of shrine honoring St. Nicholas. ...
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... can be reached within 5 minutes on foot, the Charles Bridge in 10 minutes and the Jewish Quarter is a 20-minute walk away. St. Nicholas Church and the Schwarzenberg Palace can be seen 300 m away, the Church of Our Lady Victorious is 500 m off and the ...Traveler Rating
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Nikolskaya Ploshchad, near Kryukov and Griboedov Canals, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation297 reviews
One of the best examples of Baroque-style architecture, this splendid blue and white "Sailors' Church" topped with five glistening golden cupolas contains many 18th-century icons, ten magnificent paintings and walls that convey the history of the Russian ...