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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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...

Sergiyevskaya gate church of Boris and Gleb Monastery (1679)

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It is south entrance into Boris and Gleb Monastery. Monochrome photography by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (...

The Saint Theodor Stratilat Gate Church in Alexandrov

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Color photography by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergey_Prokudin-Gorsky ) shot in 1911 You can see at...

Wall of the Monastery of Our Savior and Transfiguration in Yaroslavl

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During the history of the Monastery, numerous reconstructions changed the defensive buildings. The earliest stone walls and towers were erected in...

Alexandrov Kremlin in Winter

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The Alexandrov Kremlin was built in the 16th century by the order of Vasily III ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasily_III ), the father of Ivan the...

Sretenskaya gate church of Boris and Gleb Monastery (1692)

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It is north entrance into Boris and Gleb Monastery. Color photography by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergey_Prokudin-Gorsky...

Nikolskaya gate church of Avraamiyev Epiphany Monastery

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The Avraamiyev Epiphany Monastery is one of the oldest in Russia (11th century). To reach it from the Kremlin of Rostov, drive in the direction of...

View of Boris and Gleb Monastery near Rostov

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In 1363, with the blessing of St. Sergius of Radonezh ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Sergius_of_Radonezh ), the Novgorod monks Fyodor and Paul...

Belfry of Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (1805-12) in Winter

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Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is located at 128 Ligovsky Avenue. It was constructed in 1747-49 in the Baroque style by architect...

Church of the Intercession in winter (2007)

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The Church of the Intercession is reconstructed replica of the church from Ankhimovo village near Vytegra (1708) (...

Whitestone gates in Neo-Russian style

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Feodorovsky Settlement is an architectural ensemble of the town of Pushkin ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsarskoe_Selo ), to the north-west from the...

Edge of the park near the Gatchina Palace

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The Big Gatchina Palace was built in 1766-1781 in Gatchina town by Antonio Rinaldi ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Rinaldi ) project for Count...

Amenhotep Sphinxes near the Academy of Fine Arts

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In 1832, original sphinxes were brought from ancient Thebes in Egypt to St. Petersburg, and were installed at the landing near the Academy of Fine...

The Slavyanka river in front of Pavlovsk Palace

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Old photography of this place You can view at www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pavlovsk_Palace_1890-1900.jpg

Bryantsev Youth Theatre

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Building of the theater was built in 1962 by architect Alexander Vladimirovich Zhuk ( search more details in www.ru.wikipedia.org ). Authors of...

Mound of uncompleted bridge near the Volkhov River

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Golden dome of Saint Sophia Cathedral ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Sophia_Cathedral_in_Novgorod ) is visible.

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