Nevsky Mayak Hotel

Ul.Mayakovskogo 2, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $61.00
 

Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Hermitage Bound

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian

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... The preservation was amazing. Leather headdresses for horses, quivers for arrows and textile blankets all survived. The headdresses were very interesting as they commonly gave the horses antlers. I'm guessing the stag was a special animal for these peoples. The array of arrowheads and archery equipment was especially interesting to me. Some of those arrowheads were just plain mean looking! Big wide blades of various shapes designed to cut the arteries in the target. ...

Like Paris... but more grand

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

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... just failure (ie one of us ½missing from the shot).

The trip round the metro was our first real venture into St Petersburg on our own, and thoroughly enjoyable it was. We didn’t feel threatened or lost at any time, and enjoyed the freedom of going it alone.

Day 3

The was our free day before traveling to Novgorod. We decided to do the Lonely Planet walking tour, to see all the things that the bus trip on the first day had either driven past, or just ...

Art Extravaganza in the Imperial City

A travel blog entry by maryandmarty

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5

... t bring it while Marty had his blini, but I thought maybe that was because I had had the salad bar. Marty had ordered sturgeon (When in Russia. . .) and I asked the waiter to recommend something, which he did, and I ordered it. (I forget what it was called.) But he brought my soup when he brought Marty's sturgeon. Both were delicious, but we were confused about the sequence of courses. Marty stalled a bit eating his food but ...

Assassinations and Pierogis

A travel blog entry by jmsges

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... br>
Felix Yusupov, along with 4 others, staged a plan. Rasputin would come to the Yusupov Palace for wine in the basement. Felix would feed him poisoned wine and cakes. So Rasputin came over and they sat down. He had a glass of wine. He had a cake. There was no effect. He had another of each, to no avail. Theoretically, the poison was supposed to be fast acting. Apparently it wasn’t taking effect. Rasputin ...

Days 20 to 22: St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by mikensoph

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... we mentioned the photo shoot posing of the Estonians in our earlier blog, but this was on a different level, the men and women of Russia are world champion photo posers. We started taking our own Vogue moments and the more ridiculously over-the-top we went, the more approving nods we received from the St Petersburgians.

Another marvel we witnessed was the home made pop star. To have an idea of what Russian pop music is like think Eurovision song contest style ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the 1 area of St. Petersburg, is near State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, St. Nicholas' Naval Cathedral, Loft Project, and Alexander Column.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent