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 (http://www.fosterandpartners.com/News/224/Default.aspx ).

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Panels by Oksana Mas in Campo San Stae

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Place des Abbesses

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East entrance into the Louvre Palace

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Late Autumn morning

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Mouth of the Pskova river

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Frozen lake near Izborsk

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Pokrovskaya Tower, Pskov (XVI century)

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Church of Demetrius of Thessaloniki, Shcheleyki (1783)

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The Vazhinka river near Vazhiny

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Traject across the Svir river, Voznesenie

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Rehearsal in dance school ”Metamorphoses”

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Autumn in Pavlovsk Park

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Church of Santa Maria e San Donato

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The church is one of the oldest in the Venetian lagoon. It was originally built in the 7th century and is known to have been rebuilt in the 9th...

Egyptian Gates (view from south)

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Egyptian Gates at Tsarskoye Selo

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Galleria Sciarra

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In the late 1880s, Prince Maffeo Sciarra, owner of prime property near the Trevi fountain ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trevi_fountain ),...

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