Legendary hotels. Hotels that are famous worldwide mostly due to two reasons: the unprecedented luxury and star guests. These hotels are at the pinnacle of the pyramid of the hotel business. The Ritz, the Savoy, the Metropole, the Waldorf-Astoria – these names can be found in tourist guides next to the names of Hemingway, Monet, Presley. Legendary hotels are mentioned in the memoirs of dozens of stars and hundreds of books.
Legends hotels became, for various reasons, but mainly because of unprecedented luxury and famous guests. Luxury hotels attracted the attention of Bohemians and creative individuals. Artists, writers, millionaires and aristocrats – that’s the audience that filled the hotel lobbies and restaurants, and which is subsequently added to the hotels glory. As the most striking example is the hotel Ritz, which for nearly a hundred years is considered the best hotel of Paris. The Ritz is famous not only for its luxurious rooms. Here more than 30 years of his life was spent by the legislator in the French fashion Coco Chanel and hundreds of famous people past and present. Continue reading
Famous for its beautiful Tavrichesky garden in St. Petersburg, created in 90-ies of the XVIII century, nowadays attracts many tourists and indigenous residents for lovely walks. Many interesting objects of historical and cultural value, as well as Park place entertainment does not get around in one day. Nearby the hotel “Austrian yard” allows a comfortable stay in the city. which allows daily to enjoy the Park and its attractions.
From the history of the Park
The garden was created out of the blue and all upland terrain, picturesque slides were deliberately planned by the English gardener William Holdom. A. Potemkin-sponsored works, which included the creation of walking trails, canals, the two communicating ponds on the former site of a small river. The island of Great pond were ennobled, and one of them was connected with the shore by bridges. The Creator of one of the bridges was Ivan Kulibin, the bridge was a miniature model of the great, and built the bridge across the river. Empress Catherine II, Potemkin returned the money spent on the construction of a wonderful Park and Palace and awarded him the title of a Prince of the Tauride. Continue reading