Altburg On Vasilyevsky

Bolshoy Prospekt 56 V.O., St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 199106, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg we are here

A travel blog entry by tis

7

... of the summer palace and the amazing works of art located within.

After exploring this massive collection, it was time for a quick bite to eat and a power nap on the bus. St. Petersburg was explored and we saw many of the beautiful sights the
city has to offer. This included ...

Of fortresses and Frustrations

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian

18

... St Petersburg region and all I can say is that I would not want to go in there without being able to read Russian and have some knowledge of Russian history. Very very little information is in english. I knew enough Russian to work out what I was looking at and where they came from. Having an archaeology background helped to ID artefacts too. The displays were fascinating and covered the entire human history of the area, from the earliest pagan tribes to ...

Russia, here we come!

A travel blog entry by nicoll

10

... what they should be doing! On the plane, both Garth and I had an entire row to ourselves which was pretty good (given the rest of the plane was full). Perhaps people wanted to steer clear of Aussies! ........................ Arrived at St Petersburg and Garth's Russian came in handy to order a taxi at the terminal. He was given a slip of paper with a number plate on it, and the idea is you stand at the curb, and wait ...

Seriously guys, are you gonna stay up all night?

A travel blog entry by mergatroid

15

... we met up at the Winter Palace for an included guided tour of the Hermitage Museum by a local guide. By this time Hayley had shrugged off the night before and had managed to find us to take part in the tour. The interior of the building was quite lavish and the paintings and sculptures were quite special. It was good having a local guide; she was very knowledgeable about the exhibits and the building itself. It was a very worthwhile tour.

By the end ...

Last day in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

15

... Room, on the other side of the Main Staircase, is the White Formal Dining Room. The hall was used for the empresses' formal dinners or "evening meals". The walls of the dining hall were decorated with the utmost extravagance with gilded carvings. The furnishings consist of gilded carvings on the consoles. The painted mural, The Triumph of Apollo is a copy of a painting completed in the 16th century by Italian artist, Guido Reni.

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Location

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