"Peter the Great's, "window on the west and Capital" Saint Petersburg by Upstate1NY

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Cathedral on the Spilt Blood

Cathdral of the Resurrection
The restoration of this treasure of Russian history started in 1968, 18 years before perestroika was introduced by Mikhail Gorbachev at the Twenty-Seventh Party Congress in 1986. Taken at dusk with the natural hues of the sky setting the theme.
The old Cathedral of Russian history with the jet contrail representing the current "state" and the future for Russia.

  • Last visit to Saint Petersburg: Apr 2001
  • Intro Updated Aug 27, 2004
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  • Apr 25, 2006 at 1:15 PM

    You have such beautiful pictures of my city you speak of it and Russians in ways rarely heard from Americans, you seem to be a very nice person, I like your tip on the Hermitage interior!!Thank you Maria

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    Jan 22, 2006 at 6:25 AM

    So many great sites and places to visit there...I would like to revist the city some day...

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    Jun 5, 2005 at 7:10 PM

    Ah, you were brave enough to go there in winter!!! Great pics!

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