Anichkov Hotel

Nevskiy prospekt, d. 64/11, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191023, Russian Federation | Hotel
Prices starting from $141.00
 

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

The jewel of Russia!

A travel blog entry by tom_and_emma

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... the feel of the city and visiting another beautiful church building: St Isaac's Cathedral.



















Russia has been a new and exciting place to visit though throughout the trip we have been aware of the differences in culture between Europe and Russia. Here, people are not desperate to take your money or sell you things, if ...

From Shtetl to Self-Empowerment

A travel blog entry by alleifer

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... and she established the "Pale of Settlement," an area at the Western end of the empire that was the only place Jews could live. It was a vast territory that stretched from the Baltic to the Black Sea and eventually encompassed 5 million Jews – 2/3rds of European Jewry and home to the great centers of Jewish Talmudic and Chassidic life.

At the time, Jews were living a life apart in Poland, with nearly 90% speaking Yiddish as ...

The Extra Stop - St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by meanderingmand

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... his assistance. He ended up doing the check in for me, and wished me a nice flight while handing me the boarding pass.

After wandering around trying and failing to find the baggage drop area, or even a sign pointing in the direction of the baggage drop; I went back to find my yellow t-shirted helper from earlier to see if he could help (it was his job after all, though I suppose that doesn’t always seem to count for much in Russia!). The lad started to ...

All that glitters

A travel blog entry by dougo

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St Petersburg, Russia

Arrived about 6.00am - overnight

Wow ... finally here !

We have a jam packed 2 day itinerary arranged on a private shore excursion with Julia from Dancing Bears Tours http://dancing-bear-tours.com/

Julia came highly recommended to us from our friend and part time travel agent who did a tour with her last August - she loved the tour and loved Julia. We settled on our itinerary and put the ...

Mind-blowing Blizzard of Culture

A travel blog entry by john.babinec

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... that, but I've been all over Europe now, and I would argue that the vast majority are. Oh sure for $30 you can go to a 5 star hotel or restaurant and probably (maybe) get a decent breakfast, but that's not what normal people in Europe eat. For the most part people in Europe do NOT know how to make a good breakfast, period.

Still hungry, I had to get over the museum ASAP! They don't open until 10:30 and close at 6:00 so that doesn't leave too much time to ...

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