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      Hermitage and Catherine Palace

      Saint Petersburg Sep 17, 2015 at 5:26 AM

      I and my wife shall be in Saint Petersburg for two days on 22nd and 23rd Sept 2015.(i.e. next Tuesday and Wednesday). I understand we have no choice but to visit Hermitage on Tuesday and Catherine Palace on Wednesday. Please advice whether we should book online and travel or our own or take a conducted tour which appears pretty costly. We don't actually need a Guide as audio guides are sufficient and available in both places.We are unable to judge the crowd pressure in these two paces on these days and definitely do not want to miss this opportunity. Also I have only the 1pm on wards slot available on Tuesday for the Hermitage!


    • student trip (nurses) to St. Petersburg

      Saint Petersburg Sep 20, 2015 at 9:30 AM

      We are a group around 50 Norwegian nursing students who wants to have a trip to St Petersburg next year. We are planning 6 nights there, with 3-4 days of studying. I therefore wonder if anyone know about relevant museums, organisations (within health/socialcare), suggestions for people who can teach us something relevant for nurses or for example about the RussianĀ“s health care system. Please give me contact information if you have or a link.

      Nursing students

    • abbasathar's Profile Photo

      Lenin Mausoleum

      Moscow Sep 13, 2015 at 8:21 AM

      Is it Open on Sundays?

    • abbasathar's Profile Photo

      Red Square and Kremlin Area

      Moscow Sep 11, 2015 at 7:12 PM

      I am a little confused as to how to best utilize my time in the Red Square Kremlin area. I gather the must see places there are

      1. St. Basil Church
      2. Lenin mausoleum
      3. Kremlin Armoury
      4. Diamond Fund
      5. Bell Tower
      6. Alexandria Garden
      7. State Historical Museum

      Can all be covered in one day?. Any suggestions since it appears to be a pretty large area. Also tips on purchase of entry tickets.It shall be a weekend.


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      Best Currency

      Moscow Sep 10, 2015 at 6:01 AM

      Which currency is best to carry in Russia?
      Please mention areas where credit or debit cards may not be accepted. Also which is best place to exchange money?


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      A Pakistani Tourist

      Kaliningrad Sep 30, 2015 at 3:21 AM

      Hi all
      Hope you having good time
      I'm planning to visit Kaliningrad this November (2015) as Its the only time off for me from my office for a week. one of my colleagues adores kaliningrad a lot compelled me to visit. but I have few questions anyone here would answer?
      1) I'm an asian/Pakistani Brown skin guy, and honestly I ve been to many places around the world and found it bit weird to be in such place where people around you all are from a total different background stares you that annoy you and you do not enjoy your days off. so how's the local behavior towards brown skininned, single tourist on his own? (I'm really sorry if that sound offensive)
      I'm not a beach/club/pub/party kinda guy, rather trekking, landscapes, mountains, hiking alone, and discovering borders. So would it be easy to walk/trek alone in forests, mountains, fields, and wandering around the border area? having in mind that there are restricted areas for tourists. But I'd really love to visit and capture some snaps with the tri-point (lithuania-poland-and russia border.
      Thank you all in advance

    • Local people...

      by barbaros_soyer Online Now Jan 15, 2015 at 2:29 PM

      How is Rostov-na-Donu' s local people? Friendly? Helpful? etc?

      1 Answer Jan 27, 2015 at 2:15 AM
    • Traffic

      by mishas Online Now Mar 12, 2013 at 1:56 PM

      Why is the traffic so bad on Dovatora? :-)

      2 Answers Mar 13, 2013 at 7:41 AM
    • hala

      by halinakowalik Online Now Jan 19, 2012 at 8:17 PM

      i try to get russian visa but i can't find a hotel which can sand me a voucher /necessary to get a visa /,could you give me any name of hotel in Rostov na Donu which is doing that ,please

      4 Answers Mar 11, 2013 at 10:59 AM
    • A Green Island?

      by avivit.kidron Online Now Dec 9, 2011 at 12:10 PM

      Good Evening Sirs,
      Is there an adjacent island to Rostow-na-Donu by the name of Zloni Ostrow?
      Thank you in advance.

      1 Answer Dec 10, 2011 at 1:51 AM
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      visiting rostov-na-donu rostov,russia.

      by roxiestuart Online Now Nov 2, 2011 at 8:26 AM

      i am an american female and would like to visit new friends i have met on line and visit rostov-na-donu city . what do i need to do this ? and by the way you have a beautiful city.

      3 Answers Nov 3, 2011 at 12:44 PM
    • Tourist

      by Karel77 Online Now Aug 6, 2011 at 10:41 AM

      Hi. I want to visit Rostov-na-Donu from South Africa as a tourist. It will be my first time traveling to Russia and would like to know if I need any other documents other than my passport? I would also like to know if speaking only english would be a problem to comunicate?

      7 Answers Aug 7, 2011 at 8:14 AM
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      From Rostov to the Ukraine

      by Drugness Online Now Oct 24, 2008 at 1:45 AM

      I'm planning to visit Rostov On Don as my last port of call in Russia before crossing into the Ukraine. Kharkov is a bit of a distance away so i'm just wondering where is the best place to cross the border into Ukraine from here? And is there anywhere worth visiting for 1 night before heading onto Kharkov? If i can get a decent overnight train between Rostov and Kharkov then all well and good. I'm not sure what sort of time this would require or if i would encounter much delay when at the border.
      Thanks everyone

      7 Answers Oct 25, 2008 at 6:25 AM
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      What shoud not we miss?

      by isildur06 Online Now Mar 28, 2008 at 2:39 PM

      Hi everybody !
      With a friend I will be tarvelling in Russia next month. Rostov will be the starting point but I could not find much info. about the city. What are the best places to see in Rostov or around the town? Especially sites related with2nd world war will be interesting for me?
      Also can one easily go to Azov from Rostov?

      16 Answers Apr 3, 2008 at 4:02 AM
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      apartments ?

      by kerrien Online Now Mar 7, 2007 at 11:59 PM

      Hi , Can anyone tell me if there are any apartments to rent in Rostov . I have done this in Ukraine and other russian cities but cant seem to find any links in Rostov....Is there a government travel agent , as with other RUS towns ?
      Thankyou. Kerrien.

      2 Answers May 16, 2007 at 6:40 AM
    • Where to stay in Rostov

      by Berendes Online Now Mar 28, 2005 at 12:39 PM

      Hi Everyone,

      I will be in Rostov on Business every other week between Mid April and June 2005. Having read about the quality of the hotels I am thinking whether there is any other option than staying in a hotel- or are there any new good hotels lately? I would eb looking to stay between 1-2 weeks at any time I come to Rostov

      Thanks for all your thoughts,

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      bayaset ? someone know where is it?

      by lorgnierl Online Now Jun 18, 2004 at 3:55 PM

      i watched on russian programs a very good serial about the war between russian and turcs, it s name was bayaset but i could not find this fortress, was it in Russia, Georgia, Turquish? could you help me thanks lionel

      5 Answers Feb 28, 2005 at 2:17 AM