View of New Holland Island from the side of Kryukov canal

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Prise le 19/02/2010
Founded by a decree of Peter the Great in 1721, New Holland, which has an area of over 7.6 hectares, was used for drying timber used in shipbuilding during the 18th and 19th centuries, and in 2004 was turned over to the city of St. Petersburg by the Russian Defense Ministry. The results of a subsequent tender to develop the island were announced in 2006, with ST New Holland LLC, now part of the Russian Land Implenia joint venture in real estate development, emerging victorious with a project designed by Lord Norman Foster ( ).

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Andrew Varlamov
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Ponte di Rialto

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Hommage to Picasso

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Sculpture by Salvador Garcia (2004) inspired by Picasso's painting "Dos Mujeres Corriendo Por La Playa"  (two women running to the beach) (1922)

Mercado de Atarazanas

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Round courtyard

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Night of Museums 2103 opens courtyard of Saint Petersurg Academy of Arts for visitors.

Colonne di San Lorenzo

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Palazzo Brera

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Valley of the Slavyanka river in winter

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The Temple to Friendship was built by Charles Cameron between 1780 and 1782 and was, in fact, the first edifice he constructed on arrival in Russia...

The Kupfergraben arm of the Spree river

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The James Simon Gallery will be a new, centrally located visitor centre between the reconstructed Neues Museum (...

Place de la Concorde

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La place de la Concorde, avec 8,64 hectares, est la plus grande place de Paris.

Rehearsal in dance school ”Metamorphoses” - other view

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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...

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