All posts tagged "Top11"
Each year the city day parade, international contests and athletic races, ballad song festivals and superstar’s concerts take place in the heart of St. Petersburg: the Palace Square. Madonna, Rolling Stones, Scorpions, Duran Duran, Roger Walters, Sir...
- Posted April 28, 2014
Located in the heart of Nevsky prospekt, Kazansky Cathedral can hardly be left unnoticed. It is a common meeting place, always crowded with tourists. People from all over Russia visit Kazansky Cathedral to pray by the icon...
- Posted April 24, 2014
Alexander Nevsky Lavra (Saint Alexander Nevsky Monastery)
The oldest friary was first mentioned in 1710, when Peter the Great ordered it built on the site of Alexander Nevsky’s victory over the Swedes. The wooden Church of the Annunciation was sanctified here only 3 years later. The brilliant...
- Posted December 23, 2013
The Russian Museum
The Russian Museum within Mikhailovsky Palace forms part of the stunning Arts Square complex, which is just a five-minute walk from Nevsky Prospect. A walk along Mikhailovskaya Street brings you to this landmark, one of the most...
- Posted November 15, 2013
Nevsky prospekt is the heart and the major artery of St. Petersburg. This 4.5 km-long thoroughfare stretching from the Admiralty building to the Saint Alexander Nevsky Lavra was laid by Peter I in 1710. Nevsky prospekt is famous not...
- Posted August 4, 2013
The Peter and Paul Fortress
The Peter and Paul Fortress is a simbol of St.Petersburg and one of the few remaining fortresses of the 18th century, the burial place of Russian emperors, as well as a former political prison of Russia. It...
- Posted June 5, 2013
Peterhof – parks and palaces
With a huge series of gardens and palaces, Peterhof, which beautifies a shore of the Gulf of Finland 29 kms away from St. Petersburg, is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Russia, a fine example...
- Posted May 7, 2013
Today the repertoire of the Mariinsky Theater includes different performances – from classics to urgent modern plays. The tradition “to go to the ballet” was created in St. Petersburg almost 300 years ago and it was supported...
- Posted April 27, 2013
Savior on Spilled Blood (Church of the Resurrection)
The Church of Savior on Spilled Blood – isn’t typical for St.-Petersburg with its strict European look. Being a sample of Russian Orthodox Churches of 16 – 17 centuries the temple stands out due to its architectural...
- Posted April 23, 2013
St. Isaac’s Cathedral
St. Isaac’s Cathedral is one of the symbols of St. Petersburg. The golden dome of the cathedral can be seen far beyond the city, with a magnificant panorama of the city taking your breath, when seen from...
- Posted April 23, 2013