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  • Hermitage Museum

    The State Hermitage (Gosudarstvenny Ermitazh) is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largestCityvision2000.com and oldest museums in the world, it was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been open to the public since 1852 ...

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  • Winter Palace

    The Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, was, from 1732 to 1917, the official residence of the Russian monarchs. Situated between the Palace Embankment and the Palace Square, adjacent to the site of Peter the Great's original Winter Palace, the present and fourth Winter Palace was built and ...

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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 dedicated to Saint Isaac of Dalmatia, a patron saint of Peter the Great, who had been born on the feast day of that saint. ...

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  • Palace Square

    Palace Square , connecting Nevsky Prospekt with Palace Bridge leading to Vasilievsky Island, is the central city square of St Petersburg and of the former Russian Empire. It was the setting of many events of worldwide significance, including the Bloody Sunday (1905) and the October Revolution of ...

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  • Saint Isaac's Square

    Saint Isaac's Square or Isaakiyevskaya Ploshchad , known as Vorovsky Square between 1923 and 1944, in Saint Petersburg, Russia is a major city square sprawling between the Mariinsky Palace and Saint Isaac's Cathedral, which separates it from Senate Square ...

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  • Admiralty building, Saint Petersburg

    The Admiralty building is the former headquarters of the Admiralty Board and the Imperial Russian Navy in St. Petersburg, Russia and since 2012 once again the headquarters of the Main Navy Staff ...

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  • Nevsky Prospekt (Saint Petersburg Metro)

    Nevsky Prospekt is a station on the Moskovsko-Petrogradskaya Line of the Saint Petersburg Metro. The station was built on July 1, 1963. While the station inself was designed by Mayofis and Maximov, the interior was designed Getskin, Shuvalova and Andreyev ...

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  • List of Saint Petersburg Metro stations

    This is the list of stations of Saint Petersburg Metro. *The number sign # denotes the station provides cross-platform interchange design. *"A" of the depth column denotes above ground station. ...

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  • Admiralteyskaya (Saint Petersburg Metro)

    Admiralteyskaya is a Saint Petersburg Metro station on the Frunzensko-Primorskaya Line of the Saint Petersburg Metro. Opened on 28 December 2011. It is designed to relieve congestion at the Nevsky Prospekt and Gostiny Dvor stations, as well as to provide a more direct link to the Hermitage and other ...

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  • Spasskaya (Saint Petersburg Metro)

    Spasskaya is the current western terminus station of Pravoberejnaya line of Saint Petersburg Metro. It is part of the first three-way transfer station that also includes Sadovaya and Sennaya Ploshchad stations. The station was originally scheduled to open in December 2008, but it wound up opening on ...

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  • Russian Museum

    The State Russian Museum (formerly the Russian Museum of His Imperial Majesty Alexander III) is the largest depository of Russian fine art in St Petersburg. The museum was established on April 13, 1895, upon enthronement of Nicholas II to commemorate his father, Alexander III ...

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  • Field of Mars (Saint Petersburg)

    The Field of Mars or Marsovo Polye is a large park named after the Mars Roman god of war situated in the center of Saint-Petersburg, with an area of about 9 hectares. Bordering the Field of Mars to the north are the Marble (Mramorny) Palace, Suvorova Square and Betskoi’s and Saltykov’s houses ...

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  • Kazan Cathedral, St. Petersburg

    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 St. Petersburg. It is dedicated to Our Lady of Kazan, probably the most venerated icon in Russia. ...

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  • Alexander Column

    The Alexander Column (Aleksandrovskaya kolonna) also known as Alexandrian Column (Aleksandriyskaya kolonna), is the focal point of Palace Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The monument was erected after the Russian victory in the war with Napoleon's France ...

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  • Bronze Horseman

    The Bronze Horseman is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it was created by the French sculptor Étienne Maurice Falconet. It is also the name of a narrative poem written by Aleksander Pushkin about the statue in 1833, widely ...

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  • Kunstkamera

    The Kunstkamera was the first museum in Russia. Established by Peter the Great and completed in 1727, the Kunstkammer Building hosts the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography , with a collection of almost 2,000,000 items ...

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  • Saint Petersburg City Duma

    Saint Petersburg City Duma was established in 1785 in the course of Catherine the Great's municipal reform. Emperor Paul replaced it by the so-called Ratusha, but his son, Alexander I, had the Duma restored four years later ...

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  • Constitutional Court of Russia

    The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation is a high court within the judiciary of Russia which is empowered to rule on whether certain laws or presidential decrees are in fact contrary to the Constitution of Russia ...

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  • Mikhaylovsky Palace

    Michael (Mikhaylovsky) Palace may refer to one of the following palaces in St. Petersburg, Russia: *Saint Michael's Castle, constructed in 1797-1801 as a residence for Emperor Paul I *Old Michael Palace, constructed in 1819-1825, a Neoclassical palace of Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia, ...

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  • Neva Enfilade of the Winter Palace

    The Neva Enfilade of the Winter Palace, St Petersburg is a series of three large halls arranged in an enfilade along the palace's massive facade facing the River Neva. Originally designed as a series of five state rooms by the architect Francesco Rastrelli in 1753, they were transformed into an ...

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  • Medici lions

    The Medici lions are two lion sculptures placed around 1600 at the Villa Medici, Rome, Italy, and since 1789 displayed at the Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence. The sculptures depict standing male lions with a sphere under one claw, looking to the side ...

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  • Church of the Savior on Blood

    The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is one of the main sights of St. Petersburg, Russia. It is also variously called the Church on Spilt Blood and the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ , its official name ...

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  • Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns

    The Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange (also ') and Rostral Columns, located in Saint Petersburg in the Russian Federation, are significant examples of Greek Revival architecture. Designed by French architect Thomas de Thomon, and inspired by the Greek Temple of Hera at Paestum, the stock exchange ...

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  • Monument to Nicholas I

    The Monument to Nicholas I is a bronze equestrian monument of Nicholas I of Russia on St Isaac's Square (in front of Saint Isaac's Cathedral) in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Unveiled on , the six-meter statue was a technical wonder of its time ...

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  • Blue Bridge (Saint Petersburg)

    The Blue Bridge (Siniy most), is a 97.3 metre wide bridge that spans the Moika River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The Blue Bridge is the widest bridge in Saint Petersburg and is sometimes claimed to be the widest bridge in the world — a claim, however, that has not been recognized by international ...

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  • Great Gostiny Dvor

    Great Gostiny Dvor is a vast department store on Nevsky Avenue in St Petersburg. This Gostiny Dvor is not only the city's oldest shopping centre, but also one of the first shopping arcades in the world. Sprawling at the intersection of Nevsky Prospekt and Sadovaya Street for over one kilometer and ...

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  • St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications

    Saint Petersburg State University of Telecommunications (Abbreviation: SPbSUT) (Russian: Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет телекоммуникаций) is one of the major research and educational centers of Russia as well as a leading technical university located in Saint Petersburg ...

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  • Marble Palace

    Marble Palace is one of the first Neoclassical palaces in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is situated between the Field of Mars and Palace Quay, slightly to the east from New Michael Palace. ...

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  • Palace Embankment

    The Palace Embankment or Palace Quay is a street along the Neva River in Central Saint Petersburg which contains the complex of the Hermitage Museum buildings (including the Winter Palace), the Hermitage Theatre, the Marble Palace, the Vladimir Palace, the New Michael Palace and the Summer Garden ...

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  • Mikhaylovsky Theatre

    The Mikhaylovsky Theatre (Mikhailovsky, Михайловский театр) is one of Russia's oldest opera and ballet houses. It was founded in 1833 and is situated in a historical building on the Arts Square in St. Petersburg. It is named after Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia. ...

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  • Lutheran Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

    The Lutheran Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul (in or in German: Lutherische Kirche der Heiligen Peter und Paul) is a Lutheran church located in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is one of the oldest and largest Protestant churches in Russia. ...

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  • Saint Petersburg Court Capella

    The Saint Petersburg Court Capella is the oldest active Russian professional musical institution. Based in the city of Saint Petersburg, it was founded in 1479 by an order of Ivan III of Russia as the State Choir of Singing Dyaks ...

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  • Mariinsky Palace

    Mariinsky Palace, also known as Marie Palace , was the last Neoclassical imperial palace to be constructed in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was built between 1839 and 1844 to a design by the court architect Andrei Stackensneider ...

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  • Saint Petersburg Philharmonia

    Saint Petersburg Philharmonia is a music society located in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and is the name of the building where it is housed. The Bolshoi Zal (large hall) of this building is one of the best known music halls in Russia ...

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  • Stroganov Palace

    The Stroganov Palace (Russian: Строгановский дворец) is a Late Baroque palace at the intersection of the Moika River and Nevsky Prospect in St. Petersburg, Russia. The palace was built to Bartolomeo Rastrelli's designs for Baron Sergei Grigoriyevich Stroganov in 1753-1754 ...

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  • Bank Bridge

    Bank Bridge (Russian: Bankovsky most, Банковский мост) is a 25-m-long pedestrian bridge crossing the Griboedov Canal near the former in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Like other bridges across the canal, the existing structure dates from 1826 ...

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  • Saint Peter's School

    Saint Peter's School , often referred to as Petrischule (the German transliteration of its Russian name) is a secondary school in St. Petersburg. It is one of the oldest educational institutions in Russia, having been founded in 1709. ...

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  • Singer House

    Singer House , also widely known as House of Books is a historical landmark building located at intersection of Nevsky Prospekt with Griboyedov Canal, just opposite to the Kazan Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is officially recognized as an object of Russian historical-cultural heritage. ...

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  • Grand Church of the Winter Palace

    The Grand Church of the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, sometimes referred to as the Winter Palace's cathedral, was consecrated in 1763. It is located on the piano nobile in the eastern wing of the Winter Palace, and is the larger, and principal, of two churches within the Palace ...

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  • Hermitage Theatre

    The Hermitage Theatre (Ermitazhnïy teatr) in Saint Petersburg, Russia is one of five Hermitage buildings lining the Palace Embankment of the Neva River. The palatial theatre was built between 1783 and 1787 at the behest of Catherine the Great to a Palladian design by Giacomo Quarenghi ...

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  • Kotomin House

    Kotomin House is a historical landmark building located at Nevsky Prospekt 18 (between Bolshaya Morskaya Street and Moika River embankment) in Saint Petersburg, Russia. ...

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  • Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange

    Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange located in Saint Petersburg, Russia is the main building in the architectural complex of The Spit of Vasilyevsky Island. The building, which is situated at Birzhevaya Ploschad 4, is a significant example of the Greek Revival architecture ...

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  • Hermitage Bridge

    The Hermitage Bridge is a bridge across the Winter Canal along Palace Embankment in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The bridge constitutes part of the Hermitage and Winter Palace ensemble. ...

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  • Sovcomflot

    Sovkomflot (Modern Commercial Fleet) is a Russian maritime shipping company specializing in petroleum and LNG shipping, a 100% state-owned corporation founded in 1995. Since December 5, 2006, its headquarters are located in Saint Petersburg. It is headed by Director General Sergei Frank ...

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  • Novo-Konyushenny Bridge

    The Novo-Konyushenny Bridge (literally New Stables Bridge) is a bridge across the Griboedov Canal in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It acts as an extension of the Stable Square. ...

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  • Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saint Mary

    The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saint Mary is an Evangelical Lutheran church located in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Its building was built in 1805. It is usually called the Finnish church and is one of the oldest and largest Protestant churches in Russia. ...

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  • Demidov Bridge

    The Demidov Bridge is a bridge across the Griboyedov Canal in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It connects Kazansky and Spassky islands. ...

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  • Grand Hotel Europe

    Grand Hotel Europe (; known as Hotel Evropeiskaya during the Soviet period) vies with Corinthia Nevskij Palace Hotel and Hotel Astoria for the title of the most luxurious five-star hotel in Saint Petersburg, Russia ...

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  • Neva Yacht Club

    The Neva Yacht Club, (Yacht-club Neva or simply Club Neva) is a sailing club located in Saint Petersburg, close to the Neva River, originally founded in 1718. Despite being a relatively recently established club in its present form, its origins hail back to the first and oldest yacht club in Russia ...

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  • Flour Bridge

    The Flour Bridge is a bridge across the Griboyedov Canal in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The bridge got its name from the flour warehouses located nearby, which were built in the 18th century and also gave their name to the nearby Flour Alley ...

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  • Central Naval Museum

    Central Naval Museum is one of the oldest Russian museums and one of the world's largest naval museums. The museum's history officially started in 1709 with the foundation of Model-kammer by Peter the Great for the conservation of ship drafts and models ...

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  • Eighth Sister (Moscow)

    The Eighth Sister is the unbuilt project for the Zaryadye skyscraper in Moscow. It would have been eighth sister to the group of seven postwar Stalinist skyscrapers in Moscow, Russia. The architect was Dmitry Chechulin ...

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  • Egyptian Collection of the Hermitage Museum

    The Egyptian Collection of the Hermitage Museum dates back to 1852 and includes items from the Predynastic Period to the 12th century AD. It belongs to the Oriental Art section of the museum. The Egyptian exposition is hosted in a single large hall on the ground floor on the eastern side of the ...

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  • Menshikov Palace

    The Menshikov Palace is a Petrine Baroque edifice in Saint Petersburg, situated on Universitetskaya Embankment of the Bolshaya Neva on Vasilyevsky Island.It is not to be confused with the Menshikov Palace in Oranienbaum, Russia, built by the same architects around the same time ...

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  • St George's Hall and Apollo Room of the Winter Palace

    St George's Hall (also referred to as the Great Throne Room) is one of the largest state rooms in the Winter Palace, St Petersburg. It is located on the eastern side of the palace, and connected to The Hermitage by the smaller Apollo Room ...

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  • Wawelberg Bank building

    The Wawelberg Bank Building in St. Petersburg, Russia was built by the Wawelbergs a prominent Imperial Russian banking family. Although this building bears initials HW (Hyppolite Wawelberg), it was commissioned by his son, Michael Wawelberg It is located at 7/9 Nevsky Prospekt and is an important ...

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  • Jordan Staircase of the Winter Palace

    The principal or Jordan Staircase of the Winter Palace, St Petersburg is so called because on the Feast of the Epiphany the Tsar descended this imperial staircase in state for the ceremony of the "Blessing of the Waters" of the Neva River, a celebration of Christ's baptism in the Jordan River ...

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  • Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences

    The Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences is a large state-owned Russian library based in Saint Petersburg on Vasilievsky Island and open to employees of institutions of the Russian Academy of Sciences and scholars with higher education ...

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  • Asiatic Museum

    The Asiatic Museum in Saint Petersburg was one of the first museums of Asian art in Europe. Its existence spanned 112 years from 1818 to 1930 when it was incorporated into the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences ...

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  • Vladimir Palace

    The Vladimir Palace (Vladimirsky dvorets) was the last imperial palace to be constructed in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was designed by a team of architects (Vasily Kenel, Aleksandr Rezanov, Andrei Huhn, Ieronim Kitner, Vladimir Shreter) for Alexander II's son, Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of ...

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  • W St. Petersburg

    The W St. Petersburg in Saint Petersburg, is an 8-floor hotel located next to Saint Isaac's Square, Admiralty and close to the Hermitage. It is the first W hotel in Russia, offering 137 guest rooms, restaurant inspired by Alain Ducasse, , , and the first Bliss Spa in Russia.http://www.wstpetersburg ...

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  • Lobanov-Rostovsky Palace

    Lobanov-Rostovsky Residence or the Lobanov-Rostovsky Palace is a building at 12 Admiralteysky Avenue in Saint Petersburg, Russia, constructed in 1817-1820 for Prince A.Y. Lobanov-Rostovsky. The building is being renovated for the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, scheduled to open early 2012. ...

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