Stony Island Hotel

1 Lomonosova Street, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191011, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Last day in Russia

A travel blog entry by guytang

7

... or money to come to this place if you ever come to St. Pete. The only good thing was that you could see across the Neva (river), which was completely frozen over! St. Isaac's cathedral on the other hand was majestic. It is now a museum so I had no qualms with taking pictures of this place. Outside, it is a huge red building with giant granite columns. Apparently they had to build special trains to get the granite columns to ...

Of fortresses and Frustrations

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian

18

... well as those involved with assassination attempts on Alexander II and III. Where known, the cells contain information boards on who was held there. Very, very basic furnishings (of course).

After the prison, realising I had spent more time in the fortress than I thought I would, I left by the eastern gate to find Peter the Great's cabin, his first residence in the city. I found it easily. However, it was closed. Disappointed I then decided to visit ...

Welcome to Venice of the North

A travel blog entry by louielou

1
9

... bearings. It started at the Palace Square in front of the Hermitage where the guide explained some things about the area, then went on to the river and another park in front St. Issac's Cathedral.

After the tour we headed back to the hostel after picking up some yummy bakery things for lunch (baked goods are getting progressively better the further west I go) and had a bit of a break, before I headed out to have a bit more of a look around the city.

I went down ...

Last day in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

15

... by Cameron for the future Emperor Paul and his wife. The pistachio-coloured walls of the room are lined with stucco figures by Ivan Martos. During the great fire of 1820 the room was seriously damaged, thus sharing the fate of other Cameron's interiors. It was subsequently restored under Stasov's direction.

Other Cameron's interiors include the Waiters' Room, with the inlaid floor of rosewood, amaranth and mahogany and stylish ...

Tour Day 5

A travel blog entry by jeremymoss

4

... wallet out of my shorts pocket! We were at the Church on Spilled Blood, and there were a few people around me. I'm not sure what made me aware of it, but I was wearing cargo shorts, so maybe my pocket was wobbling as he tried to get it out. Still, he didn't get anything, and I was able to point him out to the guide and warn the others on the tour. We had a rest at the hotel for a while -- and ...

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Location

This hotel, located in the ?78 area of St. Petersburg, is near Gostiny Dvor, Monument to Catherine the Great, Vladimir Nabokov Museum, and Architect Rossi Street (Ulitsa Zodchego Rossi).
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