St. Petersburg and Moscow

Old Jul 15th, 2012, 12:03 PM
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St. Petersburg and Moscow

What are must-see places in these two cities?
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Old Jul 15th, 2012, 12:10 PM
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Ultimately, questions like these are rather insulting. The posting person is asking the board to research the trip for him/her on topics for which information is easily available throughout the internet and in any bookstore. Thus, our time must be less valuable than yours.

Do your own research first.
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Old Jul 15th, 2012, 01:35 PM
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Red Square in Moscow and the Hermitage in Petersburg, but you should know this already !
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Old Jul 15th, 2012, 02:02 PM
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buy a guidebook to gain basic understanding of the country you will visit and then come back here and ask specific questions which fodorites will be glad to answer
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Old Jul 15th, 2012, 05:22 PM
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All of the ones listed in the dozen of guidebooks and innumerable online resources.

If you intend to go there, surely you have a reason why.
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Old Jul 16th, 2012, 12:22 PM
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I have done research but there is so much to see. I was hoping for must see responses. Sorry to take up your time.
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Old Jul 16th, 2012, 02:27 PM
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in st pete---every bldg is unbelievable..

have not been to moscow
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Old Jul 16th, 2012, 02:34 PM
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reetk,

Try giving a little background info to elicit some helpful responses.

Something like:

<i>"I will have 7 nights in Moscow and 4 nights in St. Petersburg and so far have come up with (A, B, C, D, E, F & G).

Am I missing anything you consider a 'must see' for the amount of time I will have?"</i>
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Old Jul 16th, 2012, 03:15 PM
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We'll definitely need more details. One person's 'must see' might be another person's 'give it a miss'.
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Old Jul 17th, 2012, 11:35 AM
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We are going on a riverboat cruise. In St Petersburg a visit to the Hermitage, Catherine's Palace, and city tour are included. We will have 3 afternoons free to do our own thing.
In Moscow a city tour and a tour of the Kremlin are included. We will have 1 and 1/2 days on our own.
Hope this helps .
Thanks!!
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Old Jul 25th, 2012, 07:02 AM
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The Russian museum. Please read this to get some background

http://andrewchum.blogspot.co.uk/

There are two painters Repin and Bakst who are unmissable.
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Old Dec 6th, 2012, 09:04 AM
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I would take the hydrofoil out to Peterhof--it's wonderful to approach it from the water. If the fountains are on it's an added bonus.
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Old Dec 16th, 2012, 07:41 AM
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You have to tell us what YOU want to see.

I can list 50 Do not Miss Places ...BUT those are MY Do Not Miss Places.
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Old Dec 31st, 2012, 06:19 AM
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We did a river cruise a while back. If you click on my name you can get to my trip report which included things we did while we had free time. Have a great trip!
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