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Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg – Imperial Porcelain and Hermitage Museum

Today was our final usable day in Saint Petersburg, and also the last in Russia. We’d walked down the main street towards the Hermitage many times, and every…

Saint Petersburg Hermitage Museum

Saint Petersburg – Hermitage Museum and Mikhailovsky Theatre

If you look at any guidebook, or tourist information pamphlet about Saint Petersburg, there will be one attraction that will always be at the top of the list…

Peterhof Palace

Saint Petersburg – Peterhof Palace

As the Hermitage Museum is shut on Mondays, we decided to head just a little out of town to the Peterhof Palace, which was described as the Versailles…

Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg – Walking around Saint Petersburg

We arrived early on a Sunday morning, after taking the overnight train from Moscow. It was quiet and comfortable, so while we were a little tired, we were…

Moscow to Saint Petersburg

Moscow to Saint Petersburg on Trans Siberia Express

OK, so this leg is not technically part of the ‘Trans Siberia Express’, but I believe that most tourists interested in the journey will also add in Saint…