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River Boat Trip in Saint Petersburg
"Take the cruise along the Golden Ring of the Northern Venice with the views on the St. Nicholas Cathedral Mariinsky Theatre Moika River Embankment New Holland island Stroganov and Mariinsky Palaces St. Isaac’s Cathedral General Staff Building
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St Petersburg Private Custom Day Tour
"Your private tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel holding a sign with your name on. Afterwards you will discuss what you will going to see. You can then set off for your tour and let your guide fill you in with all information possible.As much as you can decide what you want to see here are some highlights that you should not miss: Church on the Spilled Blood St Isaac's cathedral Peter and Paul Fortress Hermitage Yusupov palace
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Yusupov Palace and St Isaac Cathedral Private Tour
"An exciting tour to one of the most interesting and nicely preserved palaces of the city – Yusupov Palace built in the 1740’s and then bought by Catherine II for one of her ladies in waiting and was eventually bought by Prince Nikolai Yusupov in 1830 for 250000 roubles!  It was here that Prince Felix Yusupov planned and carried out the murder of Rasputin who was lured to the Palace under the pretext of meeting Felix’s young and beautiful wife Irina. All the rooms are beautifully restored and full of art and the highlight must be the exquisite private theatre built for Zineida Yusupov where such renowned artists as Anna Pavlova and Shaliapin have performed. Later in the day the guide will invite you to proceed to the main church of the city - St. Isaac's Cathedral. Commissioned in 1818 by Alexander I
From EUR75.00

Nevsky Avenue Tips (8)

Handy For The Railway Station!

Nevsky Prospekt is arguably the best-known street in the whole of Russia. In the conclusion of his eponymous short story Nikolai Gogol describes it thus: "Nevsky Prospekt deceives at all hours of the...
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Jul 04, 2014

Nevsky Prospekt

I spent almost a whole day sightseeing along St. Petersburg's main avenue Nevsky Prospekt. It leads from the Admirality in the west via Moskow Railway Station to the Aleksandr Nevsky Monastery in the...
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Feb 10, 2010

Quo Vadis Internet Café

There are a few internet cafes around the Nevsky Prospekt area in St Petersburg. The one we went to (as it was closest to our hotel) was called Quo Vadis.Price for internet access varies depending on...
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Oct 13, 2005


Internet cabins are readily found in St. Petersburg. There are many along Nevsky Prospekt, of course. A good one is found on the left side of Nevsky Prospekt if you walk from Pl Vosstania metro...
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Jul 01, 2004

Take a Tour

A good guide can make your experience exceptional. We were very lucky to get SVetlana, whose command of English was extraordinary. She pointed out everything to us.We later found out the Svetlana had...
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Jun 17, 2004

Nevsky Prospect

St Petersburg's 'Champs Élysées' is the famous Nevsky prospekt, which runs west from the Admiralty 4km (2mi) to the Alexandr Nevsky Monastery on the banks of the Neva. It's lined with fine buildings...
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Oct 02, 2002


NEVSKI PROSPEKTSt Petersburg's 'Champs Elysées' is the famous Nevsky prospekt, which runs west from the Admiralty 4km (2mi) to the Alexandr Nevsky Monastery on the banks of the Neva. It's lined with...
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Sep 12, 2002

Take your time and stroll done...

Take your time and stroll done Nevsky Prospekt. Sit and observe people. Soak it all in. You're in St. Petersburg! It's really a beautiful place. Buy some flowers and give them to someone you don't...
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Aug 25, 2002
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St.Isaac's Cathedral

Church of St Isaac back to the hotel for the jackets and hit refresh, then on to The Church of St. Isaac. This church was big gilded, columned and also very impressive and was known as a symbol of the...
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Today Admiralty building was constructed to Andreyan Zakharov between 1806 and 1823. Located at the western end of the Nevsky Prospekt, The Admiralty with its gilded spire topped by a golden...
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As any Great Museum of the World Class, the State Hermitage has collections representing human culture from pre-historic times till XX century. At the ground floor you are going to find hall #65 the...
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The Grand Palace

The Grand Palace. Work on the construction of it began in 1714. Peter the Great himself drew sketches for the building. In 1745 the architect Bartholomeo Rastrelli started work on reconstructing the...
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Alexander Palace

Alexander Palace is located to the north of the Catherine Palace, not far from it. Alexander Palace was built in 1796 by the architect Giacomo Quarenghi. Empress Catherine commissioned it to her...
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Catherine Palace

Catherine Palace is real architectural gem. The splendid palace is named after Catherine I, which was wife of Peter the Great. She continue to rule in Russia after her husband's death for two years....
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