THE PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS
Formed in 1918 as a museum of the city. The museum holds about 840 thousand items, a unique collection of the maps of St.Petersburg, genuine drawings of famous architects, household articles of the 18th - 20th centuries. The exhibitions show the life of various strata of people in St.Petersburg. The excursion route includes visits to the Peter and Paul Cathedral, the Grand Dukes Burial-vault, the Prison of Trubetskoy Bastion, the exhibitions of the Engineer House, the House of the Superintendent, and the Boat House.
3, Petropavlovskaya krepost.
Constructed in 1703. From 1918 the government protects it. The museum exhibits the items related to victory of Russia in the Northern War of 1700-21, as well as the items about foundation of St.Petersburg. The interiors show the household items of the 18th century, and objects that belonged to Peter the Great.
6, Petrovskaya nab.
There are many different dearborns of Russian kings. Kings used this dearborns vary rarely for example when they went to coronation. Each king had his (or her) own dearborn. There are king's or quen's initials in each dearborn.
It was one of my funniest experiences (at least seen from now)- I needed a pubic toilet and finally found one. Big queues waiting outside at the 'Ladies', free entrance at 'Gents'! What an experience ! The whole room was absolutely dark. After a certain time my eys got accustumed to the dark, I saw, there are no cabins and no toiletts at all, just some men here or there at the wall, doing their business standing or almost sitting... I finally found out, it was NOT THAT important to me, and I left again.
It is one of the world biggest collections of musical instruments that was created in 1902. Here you can see instruments that belonged to the great masters.
5, Isaakievskaya pl.
I wish I could have described my stay here, but I only passed by almost every night. The building is...more
Moskovskoe Shosse 10, Pushkin, 196601, Russia
Good for: Solo
Five star accommodation caters to the foreign visitor. For regular tourist it also has some...more
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