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Travelling the Trans-Siberian & Mongolian Railways

Created by sararevell on August 24, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

1 Review
7 Stories

In Spring 2006, we travelled by train from St. Petersburg to Shanghai by way of the Trans-Siberian from Moscow to Irkutsk and the Trans-Mongolian from Irkutsk to Beijing. Despite the lengthy journey time and border crossings, we settled into the pace of train travel with relative ease.

St. Petersburg in all its Faded Glory

Created by sararevell on August 6, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

10 Reviews

A trip to St. Petersburg deserves a week at the very least. Sadly, we only had three days but staying at a homestay apartment near the Peter and Paul Fortress we visited some of the main historical attractions in one of Russia’s most majestic cities.

Things to do in St. Petersburg-Russia

Created by erikm on January 24, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

8 Reviews
5 Stories

I travel a lot in Russia since I came here studying in 1999.

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Moscow--Russia’s Showpiece Capital

Created by Wasatch on July 12, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
1 Story

We saw a lot in 2 busy days in Moscow.

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Russia River Cruise- Moscow to St. Petersbugh

Created by Wasatch on June 1, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

1 Review
8 Stories

There is much more to Russia than its two great cites, and a river cruise is a great way to see it all.



Around the World in 80 Ways, Moscow

Created by 80 Ways Tim on June 29, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

5 Stories

Travelling the world in seven weeks using eighty different methods of transport is my goal - www.80ways.co.uk.

Late May in St. Petersburg

Created by KDKerr on June 8, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
1 Story

Peter the Great envisioned St. Petersburg as a reflection of the great European cities and the primary Russian shipping port via the Baltic Sea. While Petersburg is equal in prominence to Moscow, its European-influenced architecture makes it less Russian than the country's capital.

There's nowhere like St.Petersburg

Created by marif on June 8, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
4 Stories

Venetian-style water canals, Russian church architecture, world famous museums, splendid imperial palaces, opera and ballet theatres and parks adorned with outstanding fountains distinguish St.Petersburg from other big European cities. Charming white summer nights, huge bridges spanning the Neva and majestic boulevards complete the picture.

St. Petersburg revisited 2003

Created by marcopolo on April 6, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

9 Reviews

St. Petersburg has celebrated its 300th birthday and never looked better! The Venice of the North boasts world class restaurants, great hotels, a vibrant night life and more music, art, and culture than anywhere else on the globe.

A Russian Winter

Created by angelsil on February 4, 2003 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews

In January 0f 2002, I ventured to St. Petersburg, Russia, for the trip of a lifetime. I was lucky enough to visit most of the major sites and enjoy an unusal thaw in the weather.

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