St. Petersburg

Our list of articles tagged with "St. Petersburg."

November 16, 2016

Exclusive Tours of The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg, Russia, is a must for anyone interested in art and design. Beautiful palaces and museums in the former imperial capital overflow with incredible art treasures. The most renowned of these is the State Hermitage Museum, a mind-boggling art collection housed in the pistachio-green-and-white Winter Palace and adjoining structures built by the Romanov czars. […]

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April 16, 2014

The New Faberge Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia

Travelers who appreciate the finest craftsmanship will be happy to know that Artisans of Leisure arranges tours of the outstanding Faberge Museum, which recently opened inside the restored 18th-century Shuvalov Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. The museum contains more than 1,500 objects crafted by the legendary Faberge workshop, including the nine imperial eggs once owned […]

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January 6, 2012

Just Back: Russia

An Artisans of Leisure travel expert recently returned from Russia. Here are a few highlights from her trip. Most memorable meal: Café Pushkin in Moscow. This is a great place to sample traditional Russian fare such as borscht or pelmeni, which are dumplings with various fillings. My meal of mushroom pelmeni was delicious in its […]

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June 28, 2011

Quiet time in St. Petersburg, Russia

One of our favorite hotels in Russia is the Hotel Astoria, in St. Petersburg. The minute you arrive and are greeted by the doorman, you’re made to feel right at home. The staff is very friendly and professional, and they are eager to assist in any way they can. The Astoria is elegant and cozy. […]

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February 24, 2009

An interview with one of our art and architecture travel experts

John is one of the travel experts based in our New York City office. He’s passionate about art and architecture, and helps design our tours around the world. Q: What are your favorite travel destinations? A: I firmly believe that each destination is fascinating in its own way, and I love exploring new places and discovering […]

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