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Saint-Petersburg is the Northern capital of Russia, its cultural, historical and architectural center! Saint-Petersburg was named in honor of patron saint of Peter The Great, who founded the city more than 300 years ago and for more than 200 years (till 1917) it was Russian capital. Peter the Great modeled the city after European capitals and it has been referred as Russia's "Window into Europe" for a long time.
St.Petersburg is divided into numerous islands by rivers and canals and is often called as the "Northern Venice". Saint-Petersburg together with its palaces, museums, theatres, distant suburbs and their parks is renowned piece of the world's cultural heritage.
Winter Palace (Hermitage Museum)
Michael Palace (Russian Museum)
St Isaac's Cathedral (1818?1858)
Kazan Cathedral (1801?1811)
Church of the Savior on Blood (1883?1907)
Peter and Paul Cathedral (1712?1732)
Smolny Convent (1748?1764)
Alexander Nevsky Monastery
Peter and Paul Fortress
Senate and Synod buildings
Statue of Peter the Great
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