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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
From $120.00
 
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
From $150.00
 
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

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Rossi's Street - Ulitsa Zodchengo Rossi

Carlo Rossi was one of the Italian architects who has given huge influence to the city. One of the places I try to visit every time in St. Petersburg is Rossi's Street. It has extremely warm...
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Feb 03, 2017

Strolling Along Moscow Avenue

Moscow Avenue or Moskovsky Prospect is another popular street in Saint Petersburg. For what I can see is not so attractive as Nevsky Prospect but within its there is some interesting and less known...
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Odiseya
Jan 04, 2017

Building Worthy Of General

Wide and luxurious Palace square is a place with many architecton gems. Beside a famous Winter palace of Romanov family and Alexander column here is another one.The General Staff Building is wide...
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Odiseya
Jan 04, 2017

Nice Chapel

Chapel of the Iberian Icon of the Mother of God is located opposite of the Church of the Spilled Blood. I found out that this chapel was used as a private chapel by the Tzars. Unfortunately it was not...
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Odiseya
Jan 04, 2017

Senate And Synod Building

Senate and Synod Building is very impressive building in high neoclassical style. It is golden yellow I think, it reminding me on Habsburg yellow. And it looks as version of the General Staff...
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Odiseya
Jan 04, 2017

The Moscow Gate In St. Petersburg

The Moscow Triumphal Gates (1834-38) was build in the memory of the Russian victory in the Russo-Turkish war of 1828. The Triumphal structure was located on the Moscow highway and the Ligovsky Canal....
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Odiseya
Jan 04, 2017

House Of Soviets

House of Soviets is impressive building on Lenins square and behind singing fountains. The building is obviously form the Stalinist era. It was build with aim to be central building on new center of...
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Odiseya
Jan 04, 2017

Metro

Saint Petersburg metro/subway is not only effective and necessary public transportation means that connect many cities attraction then attraction itself as well. History of of St. Petersburg Metro...
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Odiseya
Jan 04, 2017

What Would I Learn In SPB?!

Saint Petersburg State University (SPbGU) is a Russian federal state-owned higher education institution based in Saint Petersburg and one of the oldest and largest universities in Russia. It is still...
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Odiseya
Jan 01, 2017

Cruiser Aurora Museum - Light Of Baltic See

Aurora is Russian protected cruiser. Now is a famous museum ship in St. Petersburg from 1957. She participate in battle against Japanese Navy in the Russo-Japanese War. The October Revolution in...
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Odiseya
Jan 01, 2017

VISIT THE METRO

Worth a visit, although generally not as ornate as Moscow, there are still some beautiful stationsSee my SPB transport tips for some photo'sThe St Petersburg Metro is reputed to be the deepest one in...
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Aug 21, 2015

Aurora - inside of ship

Aurora, the magnificent museum and historical symbol of Russian Navy daily visited by many tourists. Inside the ship is a rich collection of documents, photos, art work, military artifact as well...
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May 01, 2015
 
 
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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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