Altburg On Vasilyevsky

Bolshoy Prospekt 56 V.O., St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 199106, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the 1 area of St. Petersburg, is near Mussorgsky Opera and Ballet Theater, Peter and Paul Cathedral, Leningrad (St Petersburg) Zoo, and Kamennoostrovskiy Prospekt.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Finally...the Hermitage

A travel blog entry by rachenry on Aug 01, 2014

23 photos

... on his part of the conspiracy and had NOT poisoned the food), shot (though not killed), beaten (the conspirators thought they’d beaten him to death), and then thrown through a hole in the ice of the Neva river (where, it turns out, he was still alive and was finally killed by drowning), in a conspiracy led by one of the Yusupov sons, Rasputin’s last hours were not easy ones :)

We then set off for the final site on our whirlwind tour of ...

To Russia with Love

A travel blog entry by carallan on Jul 08, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... up and down for about an hour without;

  • internet access (phones were almost flat)
  • Russian money (no ATM at the terminal or nearby)
  • being able to speak the language

we were advised by a helpful Café owner that there are at least 2 Bolshoy Prospects in St Petersburg and we were on the wrong one!

  • Café owner gave us a cash advance off of our Qantas debit card and called a taxi ...

From Russia With Love

A travel blog entry by blair~rachelle on Sep 09, 2013

3 comments, 49 photos

Our journey to St. Petersburg started very early on Monday morning, as our flight departed from Warsaw at 6:30 am. Public transit was not operational at this time, so we were forced to take a taxi to the airport, at a cost of $20. We did not check-in online beforehand and were annoyed to learn that Baltic Air charged an additional $14 per customer to check-in at the airport.

A one-hour flight brought us to Riga, Latvia where we had a quick layover ...

Days and Nights in the High North

A travel blog entry by 2swiss on Jul 23, 2013

10 photos

... Or the large camera I carried. The post office sported 3 employees with only one attending to the crowds, i.e. it took us half an hour to get stamps for our postcards. Felt like old Soviet times (at least in my imagination). The metro was of true Russian splendor with escalators taking us very far below the surface.

All restaurants and cafes we saw were cosy and tastefully furnished. The food was ok, maybe our tastebuds need ...

St Petersburg, Russia ( & some details of Mosc

A travel blog entry by robyn4215 on Jul 02, 2013

10 photos

... of St Petersburg and that is in my opinion the only way to see the city. The traffic is at a standstill most of the time, and you see so much more by foot. Jeff and I used this first day as a bit of familiarisation with the city and the sights and tomorrow we will visit a few of the top sights and spend some time looking around, including the Hermitage within the Winter Palace , which was launched as Russia's first public art museum in 1852, and holds over 3 ...