"Petropavlovskij krepost" St.Peter and St.Paul's Fortress Tip by Sioma

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Founded in 1703 by Peter the great, Peter and Paul's fortress is the first construction built in S.Petersburg, and around which the city has developed.
Untill the revolution,it was used primarily as a jail (it's possible to visit it) ...among the many important people who have been imprisoned here, we just recall the son of Peter, Aleksey, and Dostojevskij.

Directions: on the left bank of Neva river
metro stop Gorkovskaja

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  • Updated Feb 29, 2004
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