Moscow and St.Petersburg
Completely updated, this guide features a mix of cultural and practical information, with options in all price ranges. It includes a chapter on smart travel tips, Post-it flags, Web addresses, great itineraries and Fodor's choice. The guide lists the latest hotel choices from palatial grande dames and top budget dachas to high-rises overlooking St Basil's Cathedral; as well as dining in village tearooms, cafes a la Russe, and Gypsy Nightspots. There is also detailed information on a range of sights and activities - cruises on the Neva, jazz clubs, ballet at the Bolshoi, medieval monasteries and storybook villages, with costs, hours descriptions and tips.