75 Sights in Saint Petersburg, Russia (with Map and Images)

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1. Pushkin

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Monument to Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin sculptor M. K. Anikushin and architect V. A. Petrov - was installed on June 19, 1957 in Leningrad, on the art Square in front of the building of the State Russian Museum. The opening of the monument was timed to the celebration of the 250th anniversary of Leningrad.

Wikipedia: Памятник А. С. Пушкину (Санкт-Петербург, площадь Искусств) (RU)

2. Жертвам политических репрессий

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Жертвам политических репрессий Alex Fedorov (User:Florstein) (photo), User:Lilotel (edit) / CC BY-SA 4.0

A monument to the victims of political repression in St. Petersburg is a monument dedicated to people who suffered from state terror in the USSR. It is located before the descent to the water on the Voskresenskaya Neva embankment separating him from the legendary prison “Crosses”, which contained many political prisoners. The central element of the monument is a pair of sculptures of the "metaphysical sphinxes" of the artist Mikhail Shemyakin. Made in the spirit of modernity, they have a feature - their faces are divided into two halves vertically. To residential buildings on the embankment of the Sphinxes are addressed by profiles of young female persons, and to the prison “Crosses” on the opposite shore - exposed skulls. This symbolizes the tragic separation of the people in the Soviet years. Along the perimeter of sculptures, there are signs with texts dedicated to Soviet repression, written by famous writers and dissidents. Between the Sphinxes there is a design of granite blocks in the form of an early Christian cross with a prison window and a thorny crown of barbed wire. The architectural solution of the monument was completed by Vyacheslav Bukhaev and Anatoly Vasiliev. The memorial was opened at the initiative of the sculptor and the city authorities on April 28, 1995.

Wikipedia: Памятник жертвам политических репрессий (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

3. Central Naval Museum

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Central Naval Museum is a naval museum in St Petersburg, Russia. It is one of the first museums in Russia and one of the world’s largest naval museums, with a large collection of artefacts, models and paintings reflecting the development of Russian naval traditions and the history of the Russian Navy. The museum’s permanent display includes such relics as the Botik of Peter the Great, Catherine II’s marine throne, trophies captured in sea battles, and the personal belongings of prominent Russian and Soviet naval commanders. The collection includes paintings by Ivan Aivazovsky, Alexey Bogolyubov, Lev Lagorio and other marine artists, ship sculpture, navigational instruments, naval equipment and machinery from the 17th to 20th centuries and numerous models of ships. The main exposition consists of nineteen halls. There is a complex of six museum halls for exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Central Naval Museum (EN)

4. Farnese Hercules

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Farnese Hercules Glycon of Athens (copy), Lysippos (original type) / CC BY 2.5

The Farnese Hercules is an ancient statue of Hercules, probably an enlarged copy made in the early third century AD and signed by Glykon, who is otherwise unknown; the name is Greek but he may have worked in Rome. Like many other Ancient Roman sculptures it is a copy or version of a much older Greek original that was well known, in this case a bronze by Lysippos that would have been made in the fourth century BC. This original survived for over 1500 years until it was melted down by Crusaders in 1205 during the Sack of Constantinople. The enlarged copy was made for the Baths of Caracalla in Rome, where the statue was recovered in 1546, and is now in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples. The heroically-scaled Hercules is one of the most famous sculptures of antiquity, and has fixed the image of the mythic hero in the European imagination.

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5. Архитекторам-первостроителям Петербурга

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"To the First Builders of St. Petersburg", more precisely "St. Petersburg to the First Builders" or "Architects-First Builders of St. Petersburg" is a monument to the first architects of St. Petersburg A. Schlyuter, J. -B. Leblon, D. Trezzini, B. F. Rastrelli and sculptor B. C. Rastrelli. It is located in the Sampsonievsky Garden near the Sampsonievsky Cathedral in the Sampsonievsky Municipal District in the Vyborgsky District of St. Petersburg. The authors of the project are architect V. B. Bukhaev, sculptor M. M. Shemyakin. It was opened on October 17, 1995 with the participation of the Mayor of St. Petersburg A. A. Sobchak. The bronze elements were completely stolen in 2000 for delivery to scrap metal collection points. The original view of the monument in full configuration see on Yandex. Photo.

Wikipedia: Первостроителям Санкт-Петербурга (RU)

6. Monument to the Victims of Political Persecution

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The Solovetsky Stone is a monument to the victims of political repression in the Soviet Union and to those who have fought and fight for freedom. It stands in Troitskaya (Trinity) Square in Saint Petersburg, near several other buildings directly related to political repression in the Soviet era—the House of Tsarist Political Prisoners; the prison and necropolis of the Peter and Paul Fortress; and the Bolshoy Dom or headquarters of the NKVD, both in the city and the surrounding Leningrad Region. Nowadays, the Stone also serves as a focus for commemorative events and for gatherings related to current human rights issues.

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7. Апостол Пётр

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Saint Peter, also known as Peter the Apostle, Peter the Rock, Simon Peter, Simeon, Simon, or Cephas, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, and one of the first leaders of the early Christian Church. He is traditionally counted as the first bishop of Rome‍—‌or pope‍—‌and also as the first bishop of Antioch. Based on contemporary historical data, his papacy is estimated to have spanned from AD 30 to his death, which would make him the longest-reigning pope, at anywhere from 34 to 38 years; however, the length of his reign has never been verified.

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8. На Литейном

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The State Dramatic Theatre on Liteyny Avenue is a theatre at 51 Liteyny Avenue, Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was founded in 1909. Konstantin Tverskoy worked at the Liteinyi Theatre as director, Savely Schleifer (1881–1943) as designer. The Narodnaia Komedia took up Meyerhold's experiments from the Liteyni and Hermitage Theatre. The theatre produced many unusual offerings. In 1909 the Japanese play Terakoya was presented. Boris Romanov (1891-1957) choreographed the cabaret The Goatlegged, and Arkady Averchenko contributed sketches and vaudevilles.

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9. Nikolay Nekrasov

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Monument to N. A. Nekrasov is a bust monument located in St. Petersburg, in the square near the house number 37 on Liteiny Prospekt. Dedicated to Nikolai Alekseevich Nekrasov, a recognized classic of Russian literature, closely connected with St. Petersburg with his life and work. The author of the project is the sculptor V. V. Lishev. This is the only surviving monument of St. Petersburg, installed as part of Lenin's plan for monumental propaganda. The monument to Nekrasov is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.

Wikipedia: Памятник Некрасову (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

10. Summer Palace of Peter the Great

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The Summer Palace of Peter the Great was built between 1710 and 1714 in the northeast corner of the Summer Garden, located on an island formed by the Fontanka river, Moyka river, and the Swan Canal. Its northern perimeter runs along the left bank of the Neva river across from the Cabin of Peter the Great and Peter and Paul Fortress and was the first palace built in Saint Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia. It was the first palace built in Saint Petersburg and the city's first building which had piped water.

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11. Эстонская церковь Святого Иоанна

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St. John's Church is a Protestant church in St. Petersburg, Russia. The church is situated at the address 54 ulitsa Dekabristov, close to the Mariinsky Theater. Founded in 1859 to serve the Estonian community living in the city at that time, it is considered Estonia's symbol of independence. It was the place where in 1888 Jakob Hurt made the call to resist the Tsarist government's russification policy and on March 26, 1917, 40,000 Estonians began their march to Tauride Palace demanding national autonomy.

Wikipedia: St. John's Church (Saint Petersburg) (EN)

12. Висячий сад

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The Hanging Garden of The Small Hermitage is an integral part of the building of the Small Hermitage, which is part of the museum complex of the State Hermitage, built in 1764-1773 by architects J. B. Wallin-Delamotte and Y. M. Felten, rebuilt in 1841 by V. P. Stasov. The Hanging Garden is located at the level of the second floor, above the premises of the former stables and arena, and occupies the space between the galleries connecting the Northern and Southern Pavilions of the Small Hermitage.

Wikipedia: Висячий сад Малого Эрмитажа (RU)

13. Trubetskoy Bastion

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Trubetskoy Bastion is one of the two Western bastions of the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg, facing the Vasilyevsky Island. He is connected by the Catherine Kurtin with Naryshkin’s bastion, and Vasilievskaya Kurtin with Zotov. This Bastion Fill has an additional cover for gun embrasure - Orillon, in which there was a hidden passage - a toilet. From the west, the bastion is covered by Alekseevsky ravelin, as well as a half -contract, with which it is connected by a dam - Batardo.

Wikipedia: Трубецкой бастион Петропавловской крепости (RU)

14. The Strelka

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The Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns, located in Saint Petersburg in the Russian Federation, are significant examples of Greek Revival architecture. Designed by French architect Thomas de Thomon, and inspired by the Greek Temple of Hera at Paestum, the stock exchange was constructed between 1805 and 1810. The rostral columns erected on either side of the Stock Exchange were completed in 1811. The Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange is located at Birzhevaya Ploschad 4.

Wikipedia: Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns (EN)

15. Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary was a Catholic cathedral in the city of St. Petersburg from 1873 to 1926 and the residence of Metropolitan of Mogilev, the head of the Catholic Church in the Russian Empire. Administratively it belongs to the North-West region Catholic Archdiocese of Moscow, led by Archbishop Metropolitan Paolo Pezzi. Cathedral is closed to the building from the street, which is Russia's only Catholic seminary Mary Queen of the Apostles.

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16. Peter the Great

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The Bronze Horseman is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great in the Senate Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was opened to the public on 7 (18) August 1782. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it was created by the French sculptor Étienne Maurice Falconet. The name influenced a 1833 poem of the same name by Alexander Pushkin, which is widely considered one of the most significant works of Russian literature. The statue is now one of the symbols of Saint Petersburg.

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17. Museum of Theatre and Music

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The St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatrical and Musical Art is the first museum in Russia dedicated to the history of Russian theater. The museum's collection includes 450,000 exhibits telling about dramatic, operatic and ballet art during its existence in Russia. The museum is located in the former building of the Directorate of the Imperial Theaters, which is part of the architectural ensemble of Ostrovsky Square, designed by Karl Ivanovich Rossi in the XIX century.

Wikipedia: Санкт-Петербургский музей театрального и музыкального искусства (RU)

18. Театр имени Андрея Миронова

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The St. Petersburg Theater "Russian Entreprise" named after Andrei Mironov was founded in Leningrad on November 1, 1988 by actor, entrepreneur Rudolf Davydovich Furmanov. The first Russian non-state theater, founded in the late 80s of the twentieth century, which combined in its organizational model the regulations of the contract system in labor relations with artists, the mobile principle of entreprise and the dignity of the Russian regular repertory theater.

Wikipedia: Санкт-Петербургский театр «Русская антреприза» имени Андрея Миронова (RU)

19. Leningrad Hero City Obelisk

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“The hero-hero of Leningrad” is an obelisk in the Square of uprising in St. Petersburg. It was installed on April 12, 1985, solemnly opened on May 8, 1985. The authors of the monument are architects: V. S. Lukyanov and A. I. Alymov. Bronze high reliefs are made by a team of sculptors - A. S. Charkin, V. D. Sveshnikov, B. A. Petrov and A. A. Vinogradov. Engineering calculations were carried out under the guidance of experts: V. M. Ivanova and B. N. Brudny.

Wikipedia: Обелиск «Городу-Герою Ленинграду» (RU)

20. Вселенная воды

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The Museum Complex "Universe of Water" is a museum in St. Petersburg. Located at Shpalernaya Street, 56. The main exposition of the museum is located in the water tower, built in the brick style in 1859-1863 by the architect I. A. Mertz. The water tower, along with other buildings on the surrounding territory, is part of the complex of the former main station of the St. Petersburg city water pipelines and is an architectural monument of regional importance.

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21. Юсуповский дворец

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The Palace of the Yusupovs on the Moika, known as the Moika Palace or Yusupov Palace, is a former residence of the Russian noble House of Yusupov in St. Petersburg, Russia, now a museum. The building was the site of Grigori Rasputin's murder in the early morning of December 17, 1916. Sometimes called the Moika Palace to tell it apart from other palaces of the same family in Saint Petersburg, though it is not the only palace on this river in the city.

Wikipedia: Moika Palace (EN)

22. Andrei Sakharov

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The monument to Andrei Sakharov in St. Petersburg is located on the same area on the Vasilyevsky Island, near St. Petersburg State University and the library of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The sculpture of the work of the artist L. K. Lazarev was installed on a granite block-substitute on the night of May 3 to 4, 2003, the opening took place on May 5. On the front side of the boulder, the inscription is knocked out: "Academician A. Sakharov. "

Wikipedia: Памятник Андрею Сахарову (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

23. Mariinsky II

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The Mariinsky Theater Second Stage is the second part of a theatre complex which is made up of the original 1860 Mariinsky Theatre and the 2007 Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall. The Second Stage has been completed and a gala concert celebrating the opening, and featuring performers Plácido Domingo, Rene Pape and Anna Netrebko, was presented on 2 May 2013. The concert also celebrated the sixtieth birthday of musical director Valery Gergiev.

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24. Trinity Cathedral

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The Trinity Cathedral, sometimes called the Troitsky Cathedral, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is a formerly Russian Imperial Army Izmaylovskiy regiment Russian Orthodox church, an architectural landmark - a late example of the Empire style, built between 1828 and 1835 to a design by Vasily Stasov. It is located due south of the Admiralty on Izmaylovskiy Prospekt, not far from the Tekhnologichesky Institut Metro station.

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25. Artillery Museum

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The Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps, also known simply as the Artillery Museum, is a state-owned military museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Its collections – consisting of Russian military equipment, uniforms and decorations – are hosted in the Kronverk situated on the right bank of the Neva near Alexander Park. The museum is managed by the Russian Ministry of Defence.

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26. St. Maria of Lourde Roman Catholic Church

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The Church of Lourdes mother of Lourdes is a Catholic church in the Liteiny District of Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was built in 1903-1909 for the needs of the French Catholic community according to the project of architects L. N. Benois and M. M. Peretyatkovich. Consecrated on December 5, 1909 by Bishop John Tseplyak. From 1938 to 1992, the church remained the only functioning Catholic church in Leningrad.

Wikipedia: Храм Лурдской Божией Матери (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

27. Дом эмира Бухарского

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The House of Emir Buharsky is an apartment building in Saint Petersburg, built in 1913-1914 by order of the Emir of Bukhara Seyid Abdulahad Khan for his son Seyid Alim Khan. The emir invited the architect Stepan Krichinsky, who had previously participated in the construction of the Cathedral Mosque, to build it. For the project of the house, the emir awarded the architect with the Order of Noble Bukhara.

Wikipedia: Дом эмира Бухарского (RU)

28. Ivan Krusenstern

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Pamyatnik I. F. Kruzenshtern is a sculptural monument to the Russian navigator, Admiral I. F. Kruzenshtern, located in Saint Petersburg on the Embankment of Lieutenant Schmidt opposite the building of the Marine Corps. It was made in 1873 according to the project of the sculptor I. N. Schroeder and the architect I. A. Monighetti. The monument is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.

Wikipedia: Памятник И. Ф. Крузенштерну (RU)

29. Ши-Цза

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Shi-Tza (Shi-dza)-a pair of granite mythological lions, installed during the descent to the Neva on the Petrovskaya Embankment in St. Petersburg. Sculptures have a height of 4.5 m and weight 2.5 tons each. On both pedestals, the inscription was carved: “Shi-Tzu from the city of Girin in Manchuria was transported to St. Petersburg in 1907. The gift of the general from the infantry N. I. Grodekov. "

Wikipedia: Ши-цза (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

30. Nicholas I

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The Monument to Nicholas I is a bronze equestrian monument of Nicholas I of Russia on St Isaac's Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was created by French sculptor Auguste de Montferrand and unveiled on July 7 [O. S. June 25] , 1859, the six-meter statue was considered a technical wonder at the time of its creation. It is one of only a few bronze statues with only two support points.

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31. Tovstonogov Great Drama Theater

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Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater, formerly known as Gorky Bolshoi Drama Theater (1931–1992), often referred to as the Bolshoi Drama Theater and by the acronym BDT, is a theater in Saint Petersburg, that is considered one of the best Russian theaters. The theater is named after its long-time director Georgy Tovstonogov. Since 2013, Andrey Moguchy is the artistic director of the theater.

Wikipedia: Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater (EN)

32. Column of Glory

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The Column of Glory, sometimes called the Russo-Turkish War Memorial column, is a victory memorial situated in the immediate surroundings of the Trinity Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Completed in 2004 as a gift at the 300th anniversary of the city in 2003, the monument is an exact replica of a monument from 1886 that was destroyed by Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in 1929.

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33. Museum of Soil Science

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V. V. Dokuchaev Central Museum of Soil was founded in 1902 at Saint Petersburg by Vasilli Vasil'evich Dokuchaev (1846–1903). Commonly regarded as the father of Soil science, Dokuchaev started his extensive collection of soil samples in 1880. The first museum of soil sciences in the world, V. V. Dokuchaev Central Pedological Museum, opened in 1904, a year after his death.

Wikipedia: V.V. Dokuchaev Central Museum of Soil (EN)

34. Chapel of the Holy Trinity

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The Old Trinity Cathedral was the oldest church in St. Petersburg, Russia. It was there that Peter the Great celebrated the end of the Great Northern War in 1721 and was proclaimed the first Emperor of All Russia. It was one of the city's most cherished monuments until the Soviets ordered its destruction in 1933. The site on the Neva River bank is commemorated by a chapel.

Wikipedia: Old Trinity Cathedral (EN)

35. Lutheran Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

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The Lutheran Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul is a Lutheran church located in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is one of the oldest and largest Protestant churches in Russia, and the seat of the Archbishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Central Asia. The church have valid apostolic succession by the orthodox and lutheran episcopacy.

Wikipedia: Lutheran Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul (EN)

36. Нижним чинам Лейб-Гвардии Финляндского полка

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Нижним чинам Лейб-Гвардии Финляндского полка Витольд Муратов / CC BY-SA 3.0

The memorial to the Finnish heroes was erected at the Smolensk Orthodox Cemetery in St. Petersburg as a tribute to the memory of the lower ranks of the Life Guards of the Finnish Regiment, who died as a result of a terrorist act in the Winter Palace, carried out on February 5, 1880 by members of the Narodnaya Volya movement, who attempted to kill Emperor Alexander II.

Wikipedia: Памятник героям-финляндцам (RU)

37. Государственный мемориальный музей А.В. Суворова

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Suvorov Memorial Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia is a military museum dedicated to the memory of Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov (1729–1800). It was founded in 1900 to commemorate the century of Suvorov's death and was inaugurated four years later, on the 175th anniversary of Suvorov's birth, with much pageantry, in the presence of Emperor Nicholas II.

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38. Здание Пробирной палаты

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The building of the Piercery Chamber is a demolished monument of history and architecture of St. Petersburg of the XVIII-XIX centuries. The building overlooked the Griboyedov Canal and Kazanskaya Street. In the last quarter of the XIX century, outstanding architects Veneamin Stuckei, Paul Suzor and Heinrich Prang worked on its reconstruction and expansion.

Wikipedia: Здание Пробирной палаты (RU)

39. сквер Шевченко

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Shevchenko Square is the square in the Petrograd district of St. Petersburg, formed by the intersection of small avenue of the Petrograd side, Levashovsky Prospekt and Ordinary Street. It was named after 2001 in honor of the great Ukrainian poet, prose writer and artist Taras Grigoryevich Shevchenko, whose life was closely connected with St. Petersburg.

Wikipedia: Площадь Шевченко (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

40. St. Vladimir's Cathedral

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The Prince St. Vladimir's Cathedral, formally the Cathedral of St. Equal to the Apostles Prince Vladimir is a Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is located on Blokhin Street in the Petrogradsky District of the city across the Malaya Neva from the Spit of Vasilevsky Island, in close proximity to the Sportivnaya metro station.

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41. Д. И. Менделеев

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The monument to D. I. Mendeleev is a sculptural monument to the Russian chemist D. I. Mendeleev. Located in St. Petersburg near the building of the Chamber of Weights and Measures on Moskovsky Prospekt. The monument was made in 1932 according to the project of the sculptor I. Y. Gunzburg. It is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.

Wikipedia: Памятник Менделееву (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

42. Церковь Святых и праведных Симеона Богоприимца и Анны Пророчицы

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The Church of Simeon and Anna is a parish Orthodox church in Saint Petersburg, on the corner of Belinsky and Mokhovaya streets, an architectural monument, one of the oldest churches in the city. It belongs to the Central Deanery of the St. Petersburg Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. The former chapter church of the Order of St. Anne.

Wikipedia: Церковь Симеона и Анны (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

43. Дом Зингера

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Singer House, also widely known as the House of the Book, is a historic building in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is located at the intersection of Nevsky Prospekt and the Griboyedov Canal, directly opposite the Kazan Cathedral. It is recognized as a historical landmark and has official status as an object of Russian cultural heritage.

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44. Музей-квартира А. И. Куинджи

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Museum-Quarter A. I. Kuindzhi-a memorial museum of the Russian artist Arkhip Kuindzhi in St. Petersburg, located in the house 1/10 on Birzhevoy Lane, in an apartment where the artist lived the last 13 years of his life-from 1897 to 1910. Founded in 1989 and is a branch of the Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts.

Wikipedia: Музей-квартира А. И. Куинджи (RU)

45. Апостол Павел

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Paul, commonly known as Paul the Apostle and Saint Paul, was a Christian apostle who spread the teachings of Jesus in the first-century world. Generally regarded as one of the most important figures of the Apostolic Age, he founded several Christian communities in Asia Minor and Europe from the mid-40s to the mid-50s AD.

Wikipedia: Paul the Apostle (EN)

46. Academic Chapel

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The St. Petersburg State Academic Capella, is the oldest active Russian professional musical institution with a history dating back to 1479. It is based in the city of Saint Petersburg. It has had various names over the years, including "St. Peterburg Court Chapel" and the "Glinka State Choir of St. Petersburg".

Wikipedia: St. Petersburg State Academic Capella (EN)

47. Mariinsky Theatre Concert hall

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The Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre is a concert hall complex in St. Petersburg, located in two buildings: the building of the decoration workshops of the Mariinsky Theatre, rebuilt in the 2000s, at 20 Pisareva Street, and the South Building connected to it at 39 Dekabristov Street.

Wikipedia: Концертный зал Мариинского театра (RU)

48. Gosudarev Bastion

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Fortress Monarch is one of two eastern fortresses of Fort Peter Paul in St. Petersburg, facing the Neva River. Nevskaya Kurtina is connected to the Naryshkin Fortress and Petrovskaya Kurtina is connected to Menshikov. To the east, the fort was covered by John Laverin and the semi-rebels.

Wikipedia: Государев бастион Петропавловской крепости (RU)

49. сквер Товстоногова

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Tovstonogova Square is a square in the Petrogradsky District of Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is located inside the residential development of the Petrograd side, limited by houses No. 1, 3 and 5 on Troitskaya Square, No. 1 and 3 on Kuibyshev Street and No. 4 on Petrovskaya Embankment.

Wikipedia: Сквер Товстоногова (RU)

50. А. С. Попов

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The monument to the inventor of the radio Alexander Stepanovich Popov in St. Petersburg is located in the square on Kamennoostrovsky Prospekt in the Petrogradsky district of the city. It was established in 1959. The monument is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.

Wikipedia: Памятник А. С. Попову (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

51. Menshikov Palace

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The Menshikov Palace is a Petrine Baroque edifice in Saint Petersburg, situated on Universitetskaya Embankment of the Bolshaya Neva on Vasilyevsky Island. It was the first stone building in the city. Since 1981, it has served as a public museum, a branch of the Hermitage Museum.

Wikipedia: Menshikov Palace (Saint Petersburg) (EN)

52. Isaak Brodsky Apartment Museum

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The Museum-Quartet of I. I. Brodisky is one of the St. Petersburg branches of the Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts. The museum was opened in 1949 in the house of Golenishchev-Kutuzov on the Square of Arts, where the artist Isaac Brodsky lived for the last 15 years.

Wikipedia: Музей-квартира И. И. Бродского (RU)

53. Steregushchy Torpedo Boat

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The monument to "Steregushchiy" is a monument to the heroic death in 1904 in the battle of the Russo-Japanese War of the destroyer "Steregushchiy". The only St. Petersburg monument in the Art Nouveau style and the last one built before the revolution. It was opened in May 1911.

Wikipedia: Памятник «Стерегущему» (RU)

54. Большой концертный зал «Октябрьский»

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The Oktyabrskiy Big Concert Hall (BKZ) is a theatre located in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It hosts variety actors, rock musicians, and also dance and ballet collectives. Located in the Greek Square, it opened October 1967, inaugurated 50 years after the October Revolution.

Wikipedia: Oktyabrsky Concert Hall (EN)

55. Saint Petersburg Mosque

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The Saint Petersburg Mosque, when opened in 1913, was the largest mosque in Europe outside Turkey, its minarets 49 meters in height and the dome is 39 meters high. The mosque is situated in downtown St Petersburg. It can accommodate up to five thousand worshippers.

Wikipedia: Saint Petersburg Mosque (EN)

56. Lev Gumilev Apartment Museum

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The Lev Gumilyov Museum-Apartment is a branch of the Anna Akhmatova Museum in the Fountain House, opened in St. Petersburg in 2004. Located in the apartment where the scientist and poet Lev Nikolaevich Gumilev spent the last years of his life, from 1990 to 1992.

Wikipedia: Музей-квартира Льва Гумилёва (RU)

57. Zoological Museum of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

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The Zoological Museum of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences is a Russian museum devoted to zoology. It is located in Saint Petersburg, on Universitetskaya Embankment. It is one of the ten largest nature history museums in the world.

Wikipedia: Zoological Museum (Saint Petersburg) (EN)

58. Peter I Monument

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The Monument to Peter I in the Peter and Paul Fortress in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is a bronze statue by Mihail Chemiakin. It was designed and cast in the United States in the 1980s and donated by Chemiakin to the city. It was installed on 6–7 June 1991.

Wikipedia: Monument to Peter I (Peter and Paul Fortress) (EN)

59. Suvorov Monument

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The Suvorov Monument is a bronze sculpture of Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov located in Saint Petersburg. It is at the centre of Suvorov Square, opposite the Field of Mars and the Trinity Bridge, and between the Marble Palace and the Saltykov Mansion.

Wikipedia: Suvorov Monument (Saint Petersburg) (EN)

60. Музей Г. Р. Державина

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The Museum-Estate G. R. Derzhavin is the mansion of Gabriel Romanovich Derzhavin in St. Petersburg, on the Fontanka embankment, next to Derzhavinsky Lane. Since 2003, the Literary and Memorial Museum, a branch of the All-Russian Museum A. S. Pushkin.

Wikipedia: Музей-усадьба Державина (RU)

61. Блокадная прорубь

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"Block hole" is a memorial sign in St. Petersburg on the descent of the embankment of the Fontanka River, at the house 21, on the site where during the years of the blockade there was an ice hole to which residents of the besieged city went for water.

Wikipedia: Блокадная прорубь (RU)

62. Ivan Krylov

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The Krylov Memorial Was installed in 1855 near the main alley of the Summer Garden in St. Petersburg. It is a bronze statue of a seated fabulist. The monument is one of the first monuments to Russian writers and the first installed in St. Petersburg.

Wikipedia: Памятник Крылову (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

63. Т. Г. Шевченко

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The monument to Taras Shevchenko is a monument erected in honor of the Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko in the city of St. Petersburg, with whom the main stages of the life and activities of the Ukrainian poet, writer and artist are associated.

Wikipedia: Памятник Тарасу Шевченко (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

64. Церковь Шестаковской иконы Божией Матери Грузинского прихода

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The Church of the Schetokov Icon of the Mother of God is the Orthodox Church in the Central District of St. Petersburg. Refers to the St. Petersburg diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. Monument of the architecture of federal significance.

Wikipedia: Церковь Шестоковской иконы Божией Матери (RU)

65. Спасо-Преображенская церковь

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The Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior of the Grenadier Regiment is an Orthodox church on Aptekarsky Island in Saint Petersburg. It belongs to the Petrograd Deanery of the St. Petersburg Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Wikipedia: Храм Преображения Господня на Аптекарском острове (RU)

66. Monument to Alexander III

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Monument to Emperor Alexander III - monument to Russian emperor Alexander III of the sculptor Paolo Trubetskoy. It was erected in 1909 on Znamenskaya Square of St. Petersburg. Now located in the courtyard of the marble palace.

Wikipedia: Памятник Александру III (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

67. Russian State Museum of Arctic and Antarctic

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The Russian State Arctic and Antarctic Museum is a museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. It was established in November 1930 as part of the Soviet Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, but was not opened until six years later.

Wikipedia: Arctic and Antarctic Museum (EN)

68. Научно-исследовательский музей Российской академии художеств

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The Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts is the first art museum in the building of the Imperial Academy of Arts on the University Embankment of Vasilyevsky Island. It claims to be the oldest art museum in Russia.

Wikipedia: Музей Российской академии художеств (RU)

69. State Museum of Political History of Russia

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The State Museum of Political History of Russia is a historical and political museum located in Saint Petersburg. The stated purpose of the museum is to archive and showcase the political history of the Russian Federation.

Wikipedia: Museum of Political History of Russia (EN)

70. Field of Mars

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The Field of Mars is a large square in the centre of Saint Petersburg. Over its long history it has been alternately a meadow, park, pleasure garden, military parade ground, revolutionary pantheon and public meeting place.

Wikipedia: Field of Mars (Saint Petersburg) (EN)

71. 5 углов

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Five Corners is the unofficial name of a crossroads in Saint Petersburg, formed by the intersection of Zagorodny Prospekt with Razyezheskaya, Rubinstein and Lomonosov streets. The intersection has existed since the 1760s.

Wikipedia: Пять углов (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

72. А. А. Валидов

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The bust of Ahmet Zaki Validi is a bust of Turkish scientist Ahmet Zaki Validi from 2008-2021. In the courtyard of St. Petersburg State University complex in the east department of St. Petersburg State University.

Wikipedia: Бюст А.-З. Валиди (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

73. Nikolay Przhevalsky

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The monument to Nikolai Mikhailovich Przhevalsky in St. Petersburg is located in the Alexander Garden in the Admiralty district of the city. The monument is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.

Wikipedia: Памятник Пржевальскому (Санкт-Петербург) (RU)

74. Свято-Исидоровская церковь

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St. Isidorovskaya Church is a parish Orthodox church in the Admiralteysky District of Saint Petersburg, Russia, at the intersection of Lermontovsky Prospekt and Rimsky-Korsakov Avenue near the Mogilev Bridge.

Wikipedia: Исидоровская церковь (RU)

75. Youth Theatre on the Fontanka

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The Saint Petersburg State Youth Theatre on the Fontanka river is a theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The artistic director of the theater is the People's Artist of Russia Semyon Yakovlevich Spivak.

Wikipedia: Санкт-Петербургский государственный молодёжный театр на Фонтанке (RU)

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