HOTEL OF THE WEEK
Luxurious Rocco Forte's Hotel Astoria, St. Petersburg, captures the essence of Russia with an authentic experience steeped in comfort and elegance. Rocco Forte's five-star tribute to sophisticated travelling reflects the noble history of St. Petersburg, with interiors scrupulously designed to recreate the grandeur synonymous with this historic city. Hotel Astoria occupies an unrivalled setting in St. Isaac's Square at the hub of St. Petersburg's vibrant city Centre. St. Isaac's Cathedral stands opposite Hotel Astoria, and the renowned Hermitage Museum is only a short walk away.
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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
The interior in the «BELLINI» is mysterious and simple, very elegant and aristocratically reserved, marginal and monumental at the same time. The traditional arrangement of the hall including such elements as haut-reliefs, paintings in the Renaissance style, a big fireplace intricately corresponds to using modern materials and to the author’s design.
Red Stars worked for a long time as a Red Army Symbol. After the end of Red Army, red stars can be seen only on the top of Kremlin towers and on the bottom of the Baltic Sea
In Russia men never give an even amount of flowers to a lady it is a bad luck and is associated with funerals
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Faberge museum's collection contains the world's largest collection of works by Carl Fabergé, including nine of the famous Imperial Easter Eggs, regarded not only as the finest jeweled works of art, but also as unique historical artifacts.