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Russian Ballet Evening and 3-course Traditional Russian Lunch in Saint-Petersburg
"A driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby and drive you to the centrally located Russian restaurant. Here you will taste the famous courses of Russian cuisine such as fresh cabbage salad with apple vinegret (Old-style Russian salad with cooked and pickled vegetables) Shchi (Russian cabbage soup) with sour cream chicken cutlet ""Pozharskaya"" with tomato sauce hot pancake with fruit spread chicken fricassee in mushroom sauce Kasha (buckwheat porridge with onion). And of course
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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 Theater Tour and Russian Classical Ballet Evening Performance
"Almost from the very beginning Russian ballet tradition acquired fans all over the world. Russian dancers were famous for their grace fluidity and expression of hand movements and amazing intuitive understanding of their characters. Russian composers such as Petr Tchaikovsky Igor Stravinsky and Sergei Prokofiev are considered the real maestros of ballet music. Productions by legendary choreographers Marius Petipa Mikhail Fokin Vaclav Nizhinsky and George Balanchine are still considered the leaders in the world art of choreography.After a pick-up from your hotel in St Petersburg
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Art Nouveau in St Petersburg

While the image of St Petersburg is one of the palaces, there is a surprising number of Art Nouvau buildings interspersed throughout the city, many of which are currently being renovated.And while the...
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filip007
Nov 17, 2007

Everything is here

This is in the heart of St. Petersburg. This and the near surroundings is what most tourists get to see when they visit this city. Pretty flowers, no trash, no sign of homeless people, no street...
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Zirpsis
Aug 26, 2007

The most famous Russia's street

To walk along the Nevskiy avenue is something special for me. You feel, you are in the centre of the city life, you observe people, promenading here and enjoy viewing of palaces, monuments, bridges,...
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Anjutka
May 18, 2007

Art Noveau-architecture

St. Petersburg - especially the buildings along Nevsky Prospekt - are a treasure house for art-noveau-fans. Many houses are decorated in art noveau/art deco-style, some of the best examples being the...
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MichaelFalk1969
May 14, 2007

Holiday: May 27, St. Petersburg birthday

The official birthdate of St. Petersburg is May 27, 1703.On the birthday or near day named by the city for the observance Nevsky is usually closed and there is a parade to Palace Square for...
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sennaya
May 13, 2007

Yeliseev's Deli (Yeliseyevsky)

Even if you are not planning on buying anything here, be sure to stop at Yeliseev's deli on Nevsky Prospect for a look around the beautiful art nouveau interior. During the days when there were still...
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Dabs
Feb 05, 2007

Nevski Prospekt

Maybe the most famous street in all of Russia and not without reason. It runs from the Admiralty all the way to the Alexander Nevsky Monastery, 4 km in all. The beating heart of this marvellous city,...
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Nega
Jan 07, 2007

Nevsky Avenue

Nevsky Avenue is the russian equivalent to the Champs Elysees in Paris ... though the feel is different. This street features neo-classical houses with art noveau-decorations, former city palaces of...
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MichaelFalk1969
Aug 04, 2006

Nevski Prospekt

This is still the principal avenue of the city which is a pleasure to walk along and take in the city's style and ambience. It is lined with stores and restaurants, and if you are tired there is a...
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el_ruso
Jan 04, 2006

Dom Knigi

The building which amazed me most - apart from the museums and churches was that of Dom Knigi (House of Books). Located opposite Kazan Cathedral and next to the Griboedova Canal it is an incredibly...
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morgenhund
Nov 03, 2005

Singer Building

This intriguing looking building was home to the headquarters of the Singer sewing machine company from 1904. Later it was home to the American Consulate for a few years. In recent times it contained...
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sue_stone
Oct 12, 2005

Nevsky Prospekt

The most famous street in Russia, Nevsky Prospekt runs through the heart of St. Petersburg. It extends for almost 3 miles, from the Admiralty to the Moscow Railway Station and then turning a corner to...
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Oct 12, 2005
 
 
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"St. Petersburg: a City for all Seasons"
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"St Petersburg : City of Peter the Great"
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"St. Petersburg in Spring"
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"STUNNING ST. PETERSBURG!"
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"St. Petersburg - City of cathedrals and bridges"
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Things to Do Near Saint Petersburg

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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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Admiralty

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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Hermitage

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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