Hotel Riviera

Address: Petersburg 188660, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 188660, Russian Federation | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the 1 area of St. Petersburg, is near State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, St. Nicholas' Naval Cathedral, Alexander Column, and General Staff Building.
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Day 2 in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by khillski on Aug 03, 2014

44 photos

... back under the Blagoveshenskiy and Dvortsoviy bridges. This afforded us great views of the Hermitage, Winter Palace, Admiralty and Bronze Horseman.

Our group reservation at the Hermitage was not until 10:10 so we made a quick photo stop outside St. Isaac’s Cathedral. Jonas, one of our tour members, bought a Russian Army hat with all sorts of pins on it for $10. Next thing you know 5 of us had purchased similar hats and it was crazy photo time. What ...

The jewel of Russia!

A travel blog entry by tom_and_emma on Apr 17, 2014

2 comments, 66 photos

... t want to serve you, they won't. You kind of feel like you are being permitted to see certain parts of their culture and way of life, but that tourism is not really something that they embrace.

Our next trip to Norway and Iceland at the beginning of July will be our last trip before the bay arrives - but fear not, this baby will be an explorer with us!

Lots of love,

Emma and Tom


Hopefully, today was the worst of our journey,,,

A travel blog entry by jimwitmer on Aug 07, 2013

4 photos

... city seems a more vibrant, cleaner and perhaps wealthier version of Helsinki. The building styles and grand scale are similar and the streets are absolutely clogged with people, some foreigners but mainly Russians. We have heard only a smattering of English and other languages here and find almost no signage in English or other languages. I am very happy to report that I have retained a lot of the Russian I learned in college that has at least helped me to decipher signs written ...

A travel blog entry by touring-taurean on Jul 26, 2013

27 photos

... walking back to the hotel via various backstreets and the Church of Spilled Blood – it’s like St Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow but not as ornate and colourful.

Friday night rush hour is in full swing and who’d be stupid enough to take a large heavy rucksack on the Metro at that time of night. My momentum is somewhat unnerving as the Metro comes to a screeching halt and it’s only my neighbour that stops me from acting like a ...

Two day stay and weeks of exploring

A travel blog entry by tamrin on Jun 07, 2013

1 comment, 1 photo

... amount of natural light. Marble stairs led up to a mass of rooms and galleries all decorated with silk wall covering, portraits tapestries and country scenes. Huge chandeliers,with glass treated with magnesium to give a purple hue, hung in all their glory in large reception rooms. Gold once again was the main decoration both in the doors and the wall fixtures. The ballroom alone was a thousand square feet the size of the whole of our section in Taupo!
Outside ...