Bankovsky Bridge

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Bankovsky Bridge, spanning Griboedov Canal, by the building of the former Assignation Bank (hence the name). Built in 1825-26 (engineer V.K. Tretter) as a chain footbridge with four cast iron griffin figures (sculptor P.P. Sokolov).
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Frozen lake near Izborsk

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Pokrovskaya Tower, Pskov (XVI century)

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Pokrovskaya Tower belongs to the outer ring of fortifications defending Pskov ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pskov ).  This is one of the largest...

Church of Demetrius of Thessaloniki, Shcheleyki (1783)

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Shcheleyki hamlet is situated on the right bank of the Svir river, near Lake Onega ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Onega ) (visible on the east).

The Vazhinka river near Vazhiny

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Vazhinka is a river in Leningrad Oblast ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leningrad_Oblast ) and Republic of Karelia (...

Traject across the Svir river, Voznesenie

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Village Voznesenie was organized in the middle of XIX century during construction of Mariinsk Canal System (...

Rehearsal in dance school ”Metamorphoses”

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The same classroom 3 years ago. Dance and mime school "Metamorphoses" was opened in 1991. The school joins together boys and girls of different...

Autumn in Pavlovsk Park

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This part of the Pavlovsk Park was planned by Pietro Gonzaga ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pietro_Gonzaga ). Wikipedia reports - He made dramatic...

Egyptian Gates (view from south)

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Egyptian gates were built in 1829 in the Egyptian style from sketches by the architect Adam Menelas ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Menelaws )....

Egyptian Gates at Tsarskoye Selo

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Egyptian gates were built in 1829 in the Egyptian style from sketches by the architect Adam Menelas ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Menelaws )....

Metro station ”Kirovsky Zavod” (1955)

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Metro station "Kirovsky Zavod" was opened on November 15, 1955. It is a deep-laid station of columnar type (the depth is 50 m). Underground part of...

Equestrian Peter the Great in front of St Michael's Castle

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The equestrian statue had been designed during Peter the Great's lifetime and later, with the casting completed in 1747 by architect Bartolomeo...

Hallway in the House of Artists (3rd floor)

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The hallway is decorated by paintings and drawings of Petr Reykhett.

Staircase in the House of Artists (3rd floor)

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The stair landing is overcrowded by works of Andrei Gennadiev from the next workshop.

Staircase in the House of Artists (1st floor)

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The House of Artists was built by architect Abram Ilyich Lapirov at Pesochnaya Embankment, number 16 in 1961. Workshops of painters, illustrators...

Old staircase in the park

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The place is not far from the Gatchina Palace.

Samson travels along the Neva embankment

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The iconic sculpture of Samson pulling open the jaws of a lion that crowns the central cascade of fountains in the suburb of Peterhof returned to...

Monument to the Victims of Political Repressions (1995)

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Monument by Mikhail Shemyakin ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mihail_Chemiakin ) consists of 2 bronze Sphinxes and stylized prison window through which...

The Neva River embankment near Mining Institute (1806-1811)

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The Saint Petersburg State Mining Institute ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Petersburg_Mining_Institute ) is housed in an Empire style building...

Metro station ”Krestovsky island”

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"Krestovsky island" is a station on the Frunzensko-Primorskaya Line of the Saint-Petersburg Metro. It opened on September 3, 1999. The subjects of...

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