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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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Beach Time on The Neva River

These people looked like they were enjoying being riverside early evening. From our river cruise it looked cool and 30 minutes later we were forced to go inside due to the chill. I guess summer...
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Mikebb
Apr 04, 2013

Neva River Evening Cruise

We arrived onboard at 7:30 pm on a late August evening for a 2 hour cruise with commentary and entertainment. A good night out with plenty of historic buildings and palaces on either side of the...
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Mikebb
Mar 31, 2013

Neva River Cruise - City Highlights

The evening cruise was most enjoyable as the August daylight lingered into the evening. We passed many outstanding buildings and palaces, too many to remember the names. Eventually it became too cold...
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Mikebb
Mar 29, 2013

Entertainment - Neva River Cruise

This was an after dinner cruise which commenced at 7:30pm. On the water it was cold, a late August evening and most of our group were caught without a coat.We cruised the river and canals, the sights...
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Mikebb
Mar 29, 2013

Have a tresure hunting - create a theme touring

Saint Petersburg is also known like a "Northern Venice" is build over many islands, rivers and canals. There is more than 40 islands. One of famous is Vasilevsky Island. Vasilyevsky Island is located...
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Odiseya
Aug 19, 2012

The canal cruise

The canal cruise is scheduled for about 1 hour in an open-air boat traveling the Fontanka River, the Kryukov Canal, the Moika River and the Neva River. You will pass under many nice bridges and near...
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dplesko
Apr 06, 2012

CANAL TOUR - 17- THE END

Summary.....Seeing a lovely Orthodox Church was a nice finish to a wonderful canal tour.I have told you about as much as I can, there were more sights but I can't find out what they were.It was a tour...
balhannah
Feb 11, 2012

CANAL TOUR - NEVA RIVER - 2

We have just come out of the Winter Canal and are now cruising along the Neva River.The Neva had no bridges crossing it in the 18th century, only ferries were used, which is just the way Peter the...
balhannah
Feb 10, 2012

CANAL TOUR - WINTER CANAL - 1

Come along on a virtual tour with me on the Canal Tour, then you can make up your mind if you wish to do one for "real!"We on the boat, sitting near the back so we're hopefully able to take some nice...
balhannah
Feb 10, 2012

CANAL CRUISE

One of our highlights in St. Petersburg was the included Canal tour.Saint-Petersburg has 93 different rivers and canals flowing through the city, making it similar to Venice and Amsterdam. We had...
balhannah
Feb 10, 2012

Along University Embankment

I remember walking along University Embankment.In front of the facade of the Academy of Arts you can see a pier embellished with two Egyptian sphinxes on high pedestals with granite benches. The...
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hunterV
Nov 01, 2011

Rivers, canals & bridges of St.Petersburg

From the very outset the city was built on water, on numerous islands in delta of Neva River. The combination of the architecture and water in St. Petersburg, as well as in Venice, has a special...
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mallyak
Dec 04, 2010
 
 
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Obvodny Kanal Emb 93a, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191119, Russia
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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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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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