Spit of Vasilyevsky Island

The spit of Vasilyevsky Island is one of the most fascinating architectural ensembles of the city, an inspiring example of the city’s harmony with the dcenery of the banks of the Neva river. Vasilievsky Island began to be built up in Peter’s times. Peter The First decided to make the spit cultural and business center
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This church was built on the site where Emperor Alexander II was fatally wounded by political nihilists in March 1881. The church was built between 1883 and 1907. The construction was funded by the imperial family. Working hours From 1 of May till 15 of September, 10.00- 19 .00, day off – Wednsday. From 16
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Monument to Pushkin

The monument to Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin sculptor M. K. Anikushin and architect V. A. Petrov was installed in the year of celebrating the 250th anniversary of the city, June 19, 1957, in the Arts Square in front of the State Russian Museum. The monument is cast from bronze, its height is more than 4 meters
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Monument to Nicholas the First

The monument is a 6-meter equestrian statue of Nicholas I in the dress uniform of the Life Guards Regiment of the Horse Regiment of PK Klodt, standing on a pedestal. The construction of the monument was started in 1856 after the death of the emperor, and the opening on Issakievsky Square was held on June
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Bronze Horseman

The statue is now one of the symbols of Saint Petersburg. The Bronze Horseman (Russian: Медный всадник, literally “copper horseman”) is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great in the Senate Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it was created by the French sculptor Étienne Maurice Falconet. The name comes from
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Trinity Bridge

Тroitskiy(Trinity Bridge) is a bascule bridge across the Neva in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It connects Kamennoostrovsky Prospect with Suvorovskaya Square. It was the third permanent bridge across the Neva, built between 1897 and 1903 by the French firm Société de Construction des Batignolles. It is 582 meters (1,909 ft) long and 23.6 meters (77 ft)
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Liteyny Bridge

The Liteyny Bridge is the second permanent bridge across the Neva river in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It connects Liteyny Prospekt with Vyborgsky district. The bridge’s length is 396 meters, the width is 34 meters. At the vicinity of the Liteyny Bridge, the Neva river reaches the maximum depth of 24 meters. Bridge wiring diagram Bridge
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Summer Garden

The Summer Garden occupies an island between the Fontanka, Moika, and the Swan Canal in Saint Petersburg, Russia and shares its name with the adjacent Summer Palace of Peter the Great. Working hours Daily, from 10.00 till 20.00. Day off – tuesday. The park was personally designed by Czar Peter in 1704, supposedly, with the
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Griboyedov Canal

Набережные канала Грибоедова – излюбленное место прогулок туристов, ведь здесь расположены старинные здания и храмы и перекинуты удивительно красивые мосты. The Griboyedov Canal or Kanal Griboyedova is a canal in Saint Petersburg, constructed in 1739 along the existing Krivusha river. In 1764–90, the canal was deepened and the banks were reinforced and covered with granite.
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Kazan Cathedral

Kazan Cathedral or Kazanskiy Kafedralniy Sobor, also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, is a cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church on the Nevsky Prospekt in Saint Petersburg. It is dedicated to Our Lady of Kazan, probably the most venerated icon in Russia. Working hours Monday-Saturday, 8.30 – 20.00 Sunday, 6.30 –
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Saint Isaac’s Cathedral

Saint Isaac’s Cathedral or Isaakievskiy Sobor in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral (sobor) in the city. It is the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest (by the volume under the cupola) cathedral in the world. It is dedicated to Saint Isaac of Dalmatia, a patron saint of Peter the Great,
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The winter palace

The Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, was, from 1732 to 1917, the official residence of the Russian monarchs. Working hours Tuesday-Saturday, 10.30 – 18.00 Sunday, 10.30 – 17.00. Day off – Monday. Today, the restored palace forms part of a complex of buildings housing the Hermitage Museum. Situated between the Palace Embankment and the
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Palace bridge

Palace Bridge, a road- and foot-traffic bascule bridge, spans the Neva River in Saint Petersburg between Palace Square and Vasilievsky Island. Like every other Neva bridge (except for Big Obukhovsky Bridge), it is drawn by night, making foot travel between various parts of the city virtually impossible. It was built by the French firm Société
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Bolsheokhtinsky Bridge

Bolsheokhtinsky Bridge, before 1917 – Peter the Great Bridge, from 1917 to 1956 – Bolsheokhtensky Bridge; also known as Okhtinsky Bridge) is a bridge across the Neva River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The bridge’s length is 334 meters, the width is 23 meters. The bridge features only three spans, the central one can be drawn.
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