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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

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      Lenin Mausoleum

      Moscow Sep 13, 2015 at 8:21 AM

      Is it Open on Sundays?

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      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


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    • Local people...

      Rostov-na-Donu 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

      Rostov-na-Donu Mar 12, 2013 at 1:56 PM

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

      2 Answers Mar 13, 2013 at 7:41 AM
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      EURO 2012 Accommodation in Donetsk required - Apartment/House?

      Donetsk Feb 21, 2012 at 12:32 AM

      Hello Everyone,
      As you know everyone is trying to rip off the travelling football supporters with hugely inflated prices for hotels, etc. Myself and two friends are travelling over to Donetsk from England for the European Cup Finals in June. Our flights are already booked. We are wondering if there is anyone with spare accommodation that could house us for our duration in Donetsk which will probably be for a minimum of two weeks. If possible we would like someone that can speak some English and would be able to take us around in their car to see the sights, go the Football matches in Donetsk, airport pick ups and visit any tourist sites. All of this we will pay for.

      If there is anyone interested then please contact me through this forum.

      I look forward to hearing from you soon.

      4 Answers Apr 4, 2012 at 4:48 AM
    • hala

      Rostov-na-Donu 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?

      Rostov-na-Donu 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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      Azov Dec 2, 2011 at 9:14 AM

      I am thinking of visiting the city of Azov, I assume rostov international airport is the nearest to Azov what are transport links from the Airport to Azov like and approx costs is car hire an option?

      1 Answer Dec 2, 2011 at 12:21 PM
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      Novocherkassk Hotel

      Novocherkassk Nov 29, 2011 at 10:57 AM

      How about general prices, local phone number for information? May get a room for the Christmas services coming in Jan 2012.
      Thank you so much, or

      1 Answer Nov 29, 2011 at 12:43 PM
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      visiting rostov-na-donu rostov,russia.

      Rostov-na-Donu 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

      Rostov-na-Donu 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
    • stupid

      Donetsk Apr 3, 2011 at 1:13 PM

      how impossible is it to get in russia no visa

      13 Answers May 1, 2011 at 8:17 AM
    • wilffos481

      Donetsk Jul 1, 2010 at 2:30 PM

      I am travelling from Donetsk to mariupol and would like an english speaking taxi driver. Are there any available?? I cannot speak Ukraine or Russian, only English, and my destination address, will probably be in english.
      If available , where can I book, and how much? The trip may be a return trip and I will be arriving at Donetsk on 19th August , ready for trip to Mariupol on the 20th, early morning. Any e mail address that I can contact will be helpful.
      Thanks Wilffos.

      1 Answer Jul 8, 2010 at 5:29 AM
    • Accommodations in Taganrog

      Taganrog Dec 30, 2009 at 12:20 AM

      Hello, I have been looking at travelling to Taganrog and I am wondering what type of accommodations there are there? And does anyone know of a website of any accommodations. I prefer not to stay at a hostel. Thanks for the help.

      3 Answers Jan 30, 2010 at 3:33 AM
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      From Rostov to the Ukraine

      Rostov-na-Donu 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?

      Rostov-na-Donu 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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      Seeking general information about Rostovskaya Oblast

      Rostovskaya Oblast' May 31, 2007 at 5:32 AM


      I plan a travel to Setraki (about 130 km North on Rostov) and I would be grateful to know some thinks.

      - weather
      For avoiding cold and rain, what is the best sesons to travel?

      - genealogy issues
      Is there a state archive in one of the bigger cities in Rostovskaya Oblast? Is the acces possible for a genealogy research?

      - other practical issues?

      Thanks, merci!


      10 Answers Jun 1, 2007 at 8:08 AM
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      apartments ?

      Rostov-na-Donu 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

      Rostov-na-Donu 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?

      Rostov-na-Donu 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
    • How much..

      Taganrog Jun 18, 2004 at 3:50 PM would it cost to get from Buffalo NY to Taganrog, Rostovskaya Oblast and what is the best route to go and where would I stay? And do they speak English there?

      7 Answers May 23, 2007 at 4:01 PM
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      Donetsk Oct 25, 2003 at 11:23 AM

      Map on how to find Rostov, Donetsk, or Harkov, Ukraine.

      1 Answer Oct 26, 2003 at 5:14 AM