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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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Museum tickets

I suppose this message is more for people whose mother language is Russian but they are not from Russia ( like me :-) )I just wanted to say that you need to remember that ticket price is lower for...
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loja
May 05, 2011

Chocolate Museum

While walking on Nevsky Prospekt, we came across signs indicating a "Chocolate Museum". Our curiosity was piqued by the signs (to say nothing of our sweet tooth), but it turns out Chocolate Museum is...
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brazwhazz
Jul 04, 2008

Different fares for foreigners

The Soviet mentality of tricking the foreigners has not passed away yet. You will definetely be charged more than the members of the former Soviet Union. Try finding an English speaking Russians to...
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mingul
Apr 04, 2008

St Issacs "Expensive" Cathedral

They charge 2 fees to get into this place. One to get into the church and the other to see the view from the top. I believe the fees were £9 and £4 respectively. While the view from the top was good,...
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BlueMenagerie
Nov 05, 2007

ticket prices

Russians pay different price than foreigners do. you will have to leave amount that is about 7 times bigger. there is no way unless...you understand russian. than you can take a russian guide and...
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eve.lt
Apr 28, 2006

Winter Palace of Peter the Great

If you have bought a separate ticket in order to visit the Winter Palace of Peter the Great, then you might come out with an unsatisfied feeling.As it is small, there is not so much to see.I believe...
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filipdebont
Jul 01, 2004

How to get to the Catherine Palace

When you go to the Tsar's Village be sure that you have a ticket to the Palace or you can get it easily. Can you see the queue behind me? It's a queue for the tickets to the Catherine Palace in Tsar's...
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ania70pl
Jul 12, 2003

outrageously expensive fees entrance all museums

ONLY FOR WESTIES!!russian people pays only some roubles...for example:1 day in hermitage: westies 16 $;russian 0.5$...I don't know many museums in the world with 16$ fees...(from all our trips through...
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cbeaujean
Oct 10, 2002

The Peter and Paul's Fortress

Many monuments are definitely worth seeing, but shouldn't take all of your time. The St Peter and Paul's Fortress for instance, where the city started, cannot be missed, but it shouldn't take you a...
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tvdm
Sep 12, 2002

the russians have a habit of...

the russians have a habit of preferring their own people in the sense that museum tickets as well as restaurant meals are often more expensive for the foreigners. but you cannot really do anything...
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Lodestar
Aug 26, 2002

For all sights there, it is...

For all sights there, it is VERY useful to buy films for your cameras before you go in the museums etc. For example, at Kishi island, a normal film costs three times as much as in Ptz. But I think,...
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Jan_Heldt
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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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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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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