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"The General Staff Building" Other Attractions Tip by Sharrie

Other Attractions, Saint Petersburg: 100 reviews and 161 photos


Ok, I just happen to like this pix. That's why it's here ;-)

No, not exactly...
The point is this.
Color differentiates what kind of buildings they are in St. Petersburg.
I was told... most of those with yellow facade are usually government related buildings.
Palaces are usually in blue or green.

As with all things, the Russian changes the colors of the facades of the buildings quite frequently.

Hermitage was once ... PINK!

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  • Updated Jan 5, 2004
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