Sunny St.Petersburg, July 2022

Streets of sunny St.Petersburg

Summer garden

Savior on the Spilled Blood Church

The Cathedral was being built from 1883 to 1907 on the place, where tragic event had happened. On 1st of March 1881, Emperor Alexander II, who had been going to the parade of troops on the Field of Mars, was mortally wounded here. His son, Alexander III, ordered to build a church on this spotto. Not only Russians, but also residents of other Slavic countries donated money for the construction of the church. On the walls of the bell tower, there are more than a hundred mosaic coats of arms of the cities and towns that participated in fundraising.

Beautiful details of St.Petersburg streets

Yusupov Gardens

Peterhof Palace on the shores of the Gulf of Finland

Smolny Cathedral and Historical Museum

St. Isaac’s Cathedral

St. Isaac’s Cathedral is the largest orthodox church and the fourth largest cathedral in the world.

Karlsson Haus theater

Karl Bulla Photomuseum

Beautiful museum of photography named after Karl Bulla, who was a German-Russian photographer and often referred to as a “father of Russian photo-reporting”. I also liked the balcony with the panoramic view which gives an opportunity to compare the modern look of St.Petersburg with historical photographs.

Alexandrinsky Theatre

“Semimostie” (Plave of Seven Bridges)

The view of “Semimostie” is opened from the Pikalov bridge over Griboedov Canal, from where you can see six more bridges: Krasnogvardeyskiy, Novo-Nikolsky and Mogilevsky over Griboedov Canal and Staro-Nikolsky, Smezhny and Kashin – over Kryukov Canal.

New Holland Island

Neva river embankments

Penaty Estate Museum

Penaty is estate museum of the great painter Ilya Repin which was his home for 30 years. It contains 600 of his works. The house is located in the seaside area of Gulf of Finland and surrounded by the beautiful garden, the painter’s grave is also located there.

Art center Berthold

Ryumochnaya (Vodkaroom) №1

Traktir on Gorokhovaya street

English Pub My friends

100 years old art cafe Podval Brodyachey Sobaki (Stray dog basement)

Club-museum Kamchatka

In the beginning it was just a boiler house called Kamchatka. The history of this spot began in the summer of 1986. One of the most famous Russian rock singers had been working there as a stoker for 3 years. Here he started his way to the big stage.

Summer sunsets and great musicians playing in front of Winter Palace

White nights and bridges on Neva river

Bronze Horseman and Palace Square

City landmark commisioned by Catherine the Great, named for a Pushkin poem and completed in 1782.

Foggy sunsets on the way from St.Petersburg to Moscow

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