Streets of sunny St.Petersburg
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
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.
“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)
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