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, General Staff Building, St. Nicholas' Naval Cathedral, and Alexander Column.
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

St Petersburg and the glorified school trip!!

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin on Sep 03, 2015

2 comments, 23 photos

... various quality and colour of pieces of amber, was destroyed during World War II only to be reconstructed in 2003 where five tonne of amber was used to restore this room to its former glory.

We eventually arrived back at the cloak room where we were told to remove the elasticated paper shoe coverings (Dear Guests!) You may now use the wash room. I stood waiting for Roisin and was approached by Marina. ‘You can sit over there’, she said to me as ...

Gold, gold, did someone discover Gold......

A travel blog entry by twofoodies on May 24, 2015

72 photos

... enough to visit The Hermitage Museum.

It is located in the winter palace on the banks of the River Neve and rivals the Louvre and Prada in architectural, historical and artistic magnificence.

The building in the Baroque style comprises 1800 doors, 1900 windows and 114 staircases. There are 3 million items on show, and if you stood for one minute in front of each one, 40 hours a week, it would take you 8 years to see ...

Fun facts - Russia

A travel blog entry by jmayo on May 14, 2015

5 comments, 7 photos

... You can't tip on a credit card, which is annoying. When paying in cash they don't bring change you can tip with. Waiters always do this in the states and it's not something I ever really thought about until now. Here they bring the biggest bills they can for your change. Not all ATMs will give you money! Not sure if this is a non-master card thing or if some need a chip card, but the only way we've been able to get cash out is by finding an international bank ATM. The US ...

Palaces of the Romanovs, Faberge Eggs and Sable!

A travel blog entry by colerumbough on Jul 29, 2014

... The 2nd Act was all about Giselle’s two suitors coming to visit her grave in the cemetery and these forest nymphs try to dance them to death but Giselle comes back as a ghost to save them, or something like that. It was a bit confusing at times but the most important part was the dancing and the music.

After the ballet, we boarded our overnight train back to St Petersburg. I was nervous about it because my three overnight train experiences—Varanasi ...

Torrential rain - St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron on Jun 23, 2014

12 photos

... but much more relaxing. When I said we'd be staying on the bus as we'd seen St Isaac's Cathedral the previous day, she was momentarily taken aback, but then said we could get off the bus and wander around if we liked, just be back by the appointed time. Several others then said they'd do that. There was no way Ron and I were going to rush in and out of the rain again unnecessarily.

We had an hours drive ...