Golden Triangle Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... to be anywhere near a pedestrian crossing for them to slow down and stop to let you cross.
They call St Petersburg the Venice of Russia and aptly so…. I didn’t realize how many rivers and canals there are here. The city is spread over a number of islands. It is just beautiful. It was built on the marshy estuary of the Neva River and because of the ground conditions the underground rail system is reputedly the deepest in the world. ...
We took the easy way back by the subway & came across a mosque which features above. Almost next to our hotel we enterd an old looking building but to our surprise once inside was a very fancy shopping mall with everything imaginable. It reminded me of the The Palms except a lot more ...
... they where some really beautiful elegant clothes, that seem quite different from back home. I hope to get some short time to look around the shops before we leave on the 4 July. - have seen many brides in the cities so far on any day of the week it seems. Once again very elegant and really quite different dresses and I have many photos to show when I get back - the long days are a killer! The sun at this time doesn't really ever completely go down, hence what they ...
... Hare Island which is on the north bank of the Neva River. The fort served as the base for the city garrison and was also used as a prison for political prisoners. Although the fortress itself is rather unspectacular, the highlight of the visit was the Peter & Paul Cathedral which is the burial place of all of the Russian tzars from Peter I to Alexander III. The interior of the cathedral is quite impressive with extensive use of gilding and marble, including of course the tombs ...
... elegantly and lavishly decorated halls and rooms, many of which are open to the public.' 'The museum was founded in 1764 when Catherine the Great purchased a collection of 255 paintings from the German city of Berlin. Today, the Hermitage boasts over 2.7 million exhibits and displays a diverse range of art and artifacts from all over the world and from throughout history (from Ancient Egypt to the early 20th century Europe). The Hermitage’s collections ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed