Gorod Sankt-Peterburg Off The Beaten Path

  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Off The Beaten Path
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Gorod Sankt-Peterburg Off The Beaten Path

  • Museums

    Saint Petersburg Off The Beaten Path

    The State Memorial Museum of the Fieldmarshal Alexander Suvorov the Count of Rymnik and Duke of Italy (1730-1800) was founded in 1904 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. That museum is dedicated to the best Russian military leader Fieldmarshal A.V. Suvorov the Count of Rymnik, the Duke of Italy, the Count of the Holly Roman Empire, the Grand and the...

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  • City Environs

    Saint Petersburg Off The Beaten Path

    This is a wonderful water (observing) tower, which stays amazing all year round. It’s a little castle among the industrial decadent style of the time of Kerensky. It used to belong to the Obukhovsky factory as an observing tower. The main guns from the opposite bank of the Neva were adjusting their aiming sights with the tower. 104à Oktyabr’skaya...

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  • Cathedrals and Churches

    Saint Petersburg Off The Beaten Path

    The Convent of St. John of Rila is the largest convent in St. Petersburg, Russia and the only stauropegic monastery in the region. It was established on the bank of the Karpovka River by Saint John of Kronstadt (1900) as a branch of the Sura Monastery of St. John the Baptist. The main pentacupolar church of the Twelve Apostles (1902) was built to a...

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  • Downtown Sites

    Saint Petersburg Off The Beaten Path

    There is a place on Bolshoi Konushennoii Street (a side street off of the Nevskii Prospekt, across from the Kazan church) that makes Russian Doughnuts. They only have one item on the menu, and the doughnut is 12 roubles. They have been open since 1958 - and its a great place that most people don't know about!

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  • Habits and Ways

    Saint Petersburg Off The Beaten Path

    Watch all the latest releases like Harry Potter in 3D in large iMax format new in 2007 It is about 350 rubles for first run movies Kinostar City iMax theater Ksomonavtov 14 Raduga Center Free bus to center from Park Pobedy Metro

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  • Something special

    Saint Petersburg Off The Beaten Path

    A beautiful building located close to the Palace. This photo was taken from the fountains and we did not have time to visit. During the reign of Empress Elisabeth, daughter of Peter the Great, the Palace Church was significantly altered and expanded by the Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, who added an additional floor, a new...

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  • Monuments

    Saint Petersburg Off The Beaten Path

    This monument is dedicated to the firefighters of St.Petersburg.It is located outside the now disused 9th station of 8th brigade. Built in 1884.The station on its own is well worth seeing if your in the area. Inside is a permanent exhibition of firefighting equipment. Warning: preodered group visits only Buses 7, 128, 152; Trolley bus 10 73,...

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  • Rivers and Canals

    Saint Petersburg Off The Beaten Path

    The old Dutch ship building works between the Moika River and the Neva River are on of the interesting architectural sites from the early 1700s. Large buildings of red bricks are monuments left to the days when ships were built here. During Soviet era is was a closed military zone. It is a huge area with water canals inside and it will be a...

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  • Sea Port

    Saint Petersburg Off The Beaten Path

    It is surprising how the first sun feels so warm as winter starts to relent its hold. Locals gather along the Peter and Paul Fortress to gather the first warm rays as they bounce off the ice and wallls of the fortress. Each ray is savored as the joy of spring seems not so far away.

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  • Bridges

    Saint Petersburg Off The Beaten Path

    Volodarsky Bridge......... Bridges in St Petersburg are lifted,,,,,this is very important to know. You can get trapped on the wrong side of the bridge at night and it doesn't open untill early morning. 2:am----4:am

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  • THE MUSEUM OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

    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.

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  • THE MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF...

    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...

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  • THE HOUSE OF PETER I

    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.

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  • The Dearborns museum in Pushkin town

    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.

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  • It was one of my funniest...

    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...

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May 29, 2014 
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May 30, 2014 
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May 30, 2014 
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