The Golden Mean

Address: Stolyarny Lane, 10-12, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 190068, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

35-29 St Petersburg Russia 1

A travel blog entry by 14brian on Jun 26, 2015

... Napoleon in 1812. Cut from the rock face of a cliff in Karelia. After completion it took a year to slowly transport it to St Petersburg and took over twelve hundred people with ropes to stand it in place. Then Russian lunch of sparkling wine and vodka, mushroom soup and beef stroganoff. Caviar (awful orange balls with fish fluid in it) on bread with a dob of butter. And a strudel pastry desert. Boat trip on Neva ...

Art and Trains

A travel blog entry by cwscott on Aug 22, 2014

12 photos

... was essentially just an old railway siding that had been filled with around 80 refurbished engines and carriages. There were early 20th Century steam locomotives, Soviet era missile carriers, original Trans Siberian carriages and those little carts that are powered by moving a handle up and down by hand. I took dozens of photos and got told off again, this time for climbing on an engine, when an erie metallic voice boomed out of some speakers the second I took a step on ...

Day 3 in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by khillski on Aug 04, 2014

1 comment, 39 photos

... pretense of historical fidelity. As the Nazi war machine crumbled, the panels were crated up and moved out of danger, but their eventual fate is unknown.

In 1982, the order was given to begin the recreation of the Amber Room, a process that took over 20 years and cost more than $12 million. Opened in 2003 by President Vladimir Putin and Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, the restored Amber Room is a truly unique monument, and a testament to the painstaking care of the ...

Superb Sushi & Gypsies

A travel blog entry by anyasummer2014 on Jun 14, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

... and a rabbit came out to greet the guests. He was wearing checkered overalls, coincidentally a little girl that came to see the show was wearing the very same pattern and color of dress as the rabbit. He pointed at her in aw, everyone laughed. We were all then escorted inside... Never have I been or dreamed of such a theater!! Pillows covered the floor and window sills, hundreds. A huge tea table was set up amongst them. We were told we could take ...

The Extra Stop - St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by meanderingmand on Jul 18, 2013

26 photos

... a friend and we would never struggle to hear the guide as you may if you were part of a large group. The bad thing was that the tip would fall to just the two of us!

Olga said that as we were a small group, we could have more say on where she would take us. With large groups she normally just goes ahead and does the main sights, but with us she asked if we'd like to see the 'Russians' St Petersburg' rather than just the tourists'.

It was around the point ...