Hotel Alexandria

Spasski pereulok 6, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 190000, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $73.00
 

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The Last Day in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by kerryb

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... our group in each room. It works really well, except that there is never enough time to see and photograph all you want. They do keep you moving along! We returned to the AmaKaterina for lunch and a brief rest prior to lunch. After lunch we headed off by bus to St Isaac's Cathedral. In Russia a Cathedral means a number of churches under one roof. (see, I was paying attention to the Nadia). In the case of St Isaac's there are four churches. This church is ...

The Extra Stop - St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by meanderingmand

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... a tip, because she'd been really great, and it wasn't her fault that there were only two of us... But at the same time, it wasn't our fault that she'd gone on for over four hours!!

After she'd left, Neil and I went into the nearest bar than served food. While chatting over much needed refreshments, I found out that Neil worked in construction and had been living with his Swedish girlfriend in Sweden for a couple of years. Prior to that he'd lived on a barge down south ...

Amazing two days!!

A travel blog entry by abudebbie

... to visit all of the open rooms in our 2 hour tour. Obviously we didn't spend a lot of time in any one room, but it was really amazing to see the variety of art and the numbers of pieces. The Hermitage has the largest art collection in Europe and one of the largest in the world. Supposedly if you were to spend 10 seconds looking at each piece in the collection it would take over 11 years to see it all! Lots of it isn't on display, but we sure saw a lot! ...

Last But Certainly Not Least

A travel blog entry by john.babinec

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... So, before I knew it we were in some complete stranger's car on our way to the fortress! Crazy!!

The Peter and Paul Fortress was the very first settlement that started the city of St. Petersburg and it was founded by Peter the Great. But one thing I didn't know is that inside the small Cathedral at the center of the fortress lie the remains of many of the Grand Dukes and Duchesses of the Russian Imperial Family! So, you can imagine my surprise when I ...

Saint Petersburg

A travel blog entry by yelnod

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... and is home to some impressive buildings of a royal nature - most of which are now museums of one sort or another.

When you consider that at the time he made the decision to establish his new city, he was also engaged in the Great Northern war with Sweden - so it takes some foresight to be able to manage both of these initiatives at the same time. The mind boggles at the prospect of trying to do anything like this at home - it would take you longer than ...

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