Mir Hostel Nevskiy
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Through arrivals in St Petersburg Airport and the first thing you see is a McDonalds, closely followed by an Italian restaurant, Starbucks and last but by no means least ---- O'Reilly's Irish Bar. Sets the tone for the city centre - a bit like George St, Edinburgh but with KFC, Burger King and Subway interspersed with Hermes, Dior and Gucci and …
... dinner experience.
We then popped into Crooners to say hello to the boys there. We had a drink and then took a glass of wine back to our cabin. It was a good opportunity to get my hair washed and redo my nails so did all that, then here I am writing up my blog – don’t usually manage to do it the same day as it happens. But hoping that tomorrow afternoon after we get back from our tour I’ll have time to do another upload. Till then ...
... the church of the Spilled Blood for 1Euro, everything else we bought was from souvenir shops. Once again, photos will follow. It was a very tiring morning, up and down from the coach many times, so we both had naps. M now has the ship's cold.
Our evening excursion was excellent. The troupe that performed the folkloric songs ...
... 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.
... the canal embankment be moved into the canal passage so the actual spot where
he fell would be located inside the church.
The church is not very big but it is very beautiful. The exterior is traditional Russian Orthodox
design with gold and mult-colored
cupulas. The walls are made with
different color brick giving it the appearance of wood from a distance. The monument over the exposed rocks where he
lay dying ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMir Hostel Nevskiy St. Petersburg
Staff are friendly and helpful. The location could not be better: right on Nevskii Prospekt within 5 minute walk of The Hermitage and the Neva River. Breakfast is provided but simple.
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