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Saints Peter and Paul Fortress with Cathedral

View on the Saints Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral where all Emperors of Russian Empire, Tsars of Poland, Grand Dukes of Finland and etc. and etc. and etc. from Peter the Great through Nicholas II have been buried. Observation point is situated at the Vasilyevsky (Basil’s) island.

Everything including this city started here in May 1703 after the Naval battle, here at the delta of river Neva.

Winter palace

View on the State Hermitage, Admiralty and Cathedral of Saint Isaac of Dalmatia from Vasilyevsky Island.

View from the fortress

View on the river Neva and former Imperial Winter Palace known as the State Hermitage now from the Saints Peter and Paul Fortress.

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