The inhabitants of Imatra say it is the Ghost of a girl who committed suicide because of unrequited love. Indeed, cases are known when in Imatra came desperate men and to settle scores with life. This was one of the infamous attractions of the town – the waterfall Imatrankoski.
But there is another version of the Woman in the gray living in the hotel “Valtionhotelli”. According to the stories, one day the wife of a Russian officer came to Imatra. She stayed at the hotel, she was given a room on the fourth floor, because they were cheaper. Dressed woman was in gray. The woman was going through strong spiritual experiences, because behind my husband was in love with a young soldier. Divorce at that time was a terrible disgrace. And then the woman decided not to return to her husband, and decided to commit suicide and jumped into the waterfall..
And the fact that she’s now “haunting” the corridors and rooms of the hotel, explain the fact that her castle was too much, and she stayed there forever. Continue reading
Arriving in Moscow as a tourist, many people want not only to see the historic sights of the metropolis, and to live in a place that has seen in his lifetime, not a generation. Since the most common housing for tourists are hotels, consider the oldest and, at the same time, the most famous hotels in Moscow.
Rightfully the oldest hotel of Moscow is considered to be ” national “, built in 1903. Here hosted the European monarchs and guests of Emperor Nicholas II. So the hotel had rooms that were called “Living room of Louis XVI and Louis XV Living room” — now it’s presidential suites. Then the hotel has 160 rooms. The most expensive finishing and decoration of the rooms were on the third floor. Now in the “national” in room 221. Most of the apartments have an individual design, some stylized old design.
The hotel “Metropol” is younger than “national” only for 2 years. It is located next to the Kremlin and the Bolshoi theatre.
Nice hotel hotel was built with baths. At the end of the XIX century it was bought by Mammoth and built a large hotel complex. But due to financial difficulties Mamontov, the building passed to other owners. Continue reading
The Grand hotel opened its doors in the distant 1874 on one of the Central streets of the Norwegian capital. Renaissance in character building of the Louis XVI stands on the main street of Oslo and serves as a “living” sample atmospheric hotel, where strictly honor the tradition and classic style. About this hotel talking, when its patron was the famous Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. In the past century within the walls of the Grand stayed Nobel laureates and other renowned artists. By tradition, winners of the prestigious prize Alfred Nobel stay in apartment Nobel suite. where from the balcony overlooking the town square, they greet the crowd. Suite solemnly decorated and consists of an elegant living room for 6 persons and a bedroom.
The hotel has 238 rooms and 51 suites. Frequent visits of celebrities and their tastes and wishes, helped to create a real image of the hotel’s apartments, each of which has its own character and style. Continue reading