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Russian Travel: Petersburg

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St. Petersburg tours: Peter the First, founder of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg was the capital of Russia for only 200 years but that was the time of Russia's greatest opening to Western culture. Visit St. Petersburg on one of our Russian tours. We also offer a selection of guided St. Petersburg tours that you can book individually or combine to create your own St. Petersburg travel package.

Peter the Great conceived the idea of a regularly planned city with well-defined layout developed to clear designs. It was Peter the Great's intention to move the Relics of Saint Alexander Nevsky from Vladimir City to this monastery to make a memorial that would always remind of the glory of Russian troops.

Petersburg, often referred to as Russia's "window on the west" is the most European of Russian cities and her great museum "Hermitage" holds a collection of Western art second only to the Louvre in Paris.

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Alternative Accommodation in St. Petersburg

If you are traveling in a small group or do not mind sharing a room and are conscious of your budget you could not do much better than staying at the Nord Hostel. The Nord Hostel is located on Bolshaya Morskaya, 5 minutes walk from the Hermitage and a 2 minute walk from Nevsky Prospect. It is clean, secure and quiet and has a high speed internet station. The staff are young and friendly.

Apartment rentals are an economical way to stay in Petersburg. that offers very modern and well appointed apartments with full kitchens, washing machines, satellite television and  reasonable prices. Their apartments are clean, secure and centrally located.

Despite the number of options available in Petersburg most hotels fill rapidly for the summer and it is necessary to book hotel accommodation months in advance. Apartment rentals offer a little more flexibility

 

 

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