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Many people call St.Petersburg as the Northern Venice becaude there are many canals and bridges. This is "Winter grave" channel near the Hermitage.
St.Petersburg is the city of famous Russian poet Alexandr Pushkin. Pushkin loved this city very much. He wrote about Sankt Petersburg many poems, the most popular of them are "Eugeny Onegin" and "The Copper Horseman". In the photo is the monument of Alexandr Pushkin in the park near the Russian Museum.
The building in the beckground of photo is Smolny palace. It is famous because in 1917 there was the first Soviet state administration and Vladimir Lenin - the father of Russian revolution. The Smolny palace befor the revolution was the college for girls.
There is Sankt Petersburg's city administration now.
- Pros:So many historical and arhitecture monuments in one city
- Cons:service sphere is in Soviet style, food is unpalatable
- In a nutshell:The city with a great culture and history
This is the modern sphinx. It is in the coast of River Neva. In the opposite coast is famous prision 'Kresti" ("Croses")... more travel advice
Sankt Petersburg is the city of sphinxes. This sphinx is Egyptian Bridge's part. The Egyptain Bridge spanning the River... more travel advice
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