100 Sights in Saint Petersburg, Russia (with Map and Images)
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1. PushkinBook Free Tour*
Monument to Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin by sculptor M. K. Anikushin and architect V. A. Petrov - installed on June 19, 1957 in Leningrad, on the Square of Arts in front of the building of the State Russian Museum. The opening of the monument was timed to coincide with the celebration of the 250th anniversary of Leningrad.
Wikipedia: Памятник А. С. Пушкину (Санкт-Петербург, площадь Искусств) (RU)
2. Жертвам политических репрессий
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
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.
4. Farnese Hercules
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.
5. Архитекторам-первостроителям Петербурга
“First Builders of Sanctu-Peterburg”, or rather “Sanku-Peterburg to the first builders” or “first-builders of the Sanko-Petersburg”-a monument to the first architects of St. Petersburg A. Shlucher, J. -B. Leblon, D. Trezini, B. F. Rastrelli and sculptor B. K. Rastrelli. Located in Sampsonievsky Garden at Sampsonievsky Cathedral in the municipal district of Sampsonievsky in the Vyborg district of St. Petersburg. The authors of the project are architect V. B. Bukhaev, sculptor M. M. Shemyakin. Open on October 17, 1995 with the participation of the mayor of St. Petersburg A. A. Sobchak. The bronze elements were completely stolen in 2000 to surrender to the scrap metal reception points. The original appearance of the monument in full configuration, see Yandex. Foto.
6. Memorial Trolley
On September 8, 2001, the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the Leningrad lockdown, the commemorative sign "Carriage" near the pond of the Admiralty in Moscow's Victory Park was unveiled. It is the skeleton of a trolley, which is installed on a granite base by wheels in the form of stylized tracks. This is the real cultural relic of No.1 Masonry Pumice Factory located near the site, which was converted into a crematorium during World War II in 1942-1943. Inside his stove, more than 100,000 bodies of Leningrad lockdown victims were burned in such carriages. Their ashes are buried on the bank of the pond, where there is a memorial sign. In 2001, the former brick factory memorial area won the status of Russian cultural heritage.
7. Николай Чудотворец
Saint Nicholas of Myra, also known as Nicholas of Bari, was an early Christian bishop of Greek descent from the maritime city of Myra in Asia Minor during the time of the Roman Empire. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nicholas the Wonderworker. Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors, merchants, archers, repentant thieves, children, brewers, pawnbrokers, unmarried people, and students in various cities and countries around Europe. His reputation evolved among the pious, as was common for early Christian saints, and his legendary habit of secret gift-giving gave rise to the traditional model of Santa Claus through Sinterklaas.
8. Невская застава
The Nevskaya Zastava Museum is a local history museum in the Nevsky District of Saint Petersburg. Founded in 1967, since 2013 it is a member of the Union of Museums of Russia. The exposition covers the historical period from the XVIII to the XX centuries, includes a memorial room of the worker V. A. Shelgunov, who was an associate of V. I. Lenin. The room has preserved the atmosphere of the beginning of the XX century, which gives a visual representation of the life of the working class and the environment of underground revolutionaries. The museum is a district historical and cultural center and is actively working with the local community.
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9. Monument to the Victims of Political Persecution
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.
10. Памятник Юнгам
Monument to the Yungam of the Baltic-a monument in the Vasileostrovsky district of the city of St. Petersburg. Installed on the same area on May 24, 1999. The project of the monument was conceived and implemented by the forces of the Society of Veterans-Yug twice Red Banner Baltic Fleet. On the granite pedestal of the monument, the inscription "Jungs of the Baltic" and the years - 1941 and 1945 was applied. The sculptural composition is made of bronze, and a pedestal of gray granite. Sculptor L. Yu. Aidlin. Architect V. L. Spiridonov. Artist V. G. Passarar.
11. На Литейном
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.
12. Памятник жертвам 9-го января
Monument to the victims on January 9, 1905-a memorial in St. Petersburg, established in 1931 at the cemetery of the memory of the victims on January 9th. Made according to the project of the sculptor M. G. Manizer and architect V. A. Witman. The memorial is dedicated to demonstrators, shot by the tsarist authorities during the bloody Sunday on January 9 (22), 1905 in Palace Square. It is installed on the mass grave of the victims on January 9, 1905. The monument and the mass grave have the status of a monument of history of federal significance.
13. The Moscow Triumphal Gate
The Moscow Triumphal Revolution is a triumphal arch on Moskovskye Vorota Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The gate is a twelve-column two-row Doric portico-propylaea and is dedicated to the victories of Russian troops in the Russian-Persian war of 1826-1828, the Russian-Turkish war of 1828-1829 and the pacification of the uprising in the Kingdom of Poland in 1830-1831. Built according to the project of architect Vasily Stasov. At the time of construction, the gate was the largest structure in the world, assembled entirely of metal.
14. Nikolay Nekrasov
Monument to N. A. Nekrasov-a monument-Bus located in St. Petersburg, in the square near house No. 37 on Liteiny Prospekt. Dedicated to Nikolai Alekseevich Nekrasov, recognized by the classics of Russian literature, closely connected with St. Petersburg with his life and creativity. The author of the project is the sculptor V. V. Lishev. This is the only preserved monument of St. Petersburg, erected as part of the Lenin plan of monumental propaganda. The monument to Nekrasov is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.
15. Эстонская церковь Святого Иоанна
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.
16. Висячий сад
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.
17. Trubetskoy Bastion
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.
18. The Strelka
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)
19. Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory
The Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory, officially named the Central Astronomical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences at Pulkovo, is the principal astronomical observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences. It is located 19 km south of Saint Petersburg on Pulkovo Heights 75 metres (246 ft) above sea level. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments. It was formerly known as the Imperial Observatory at Pulkowo.
20. Chesme Church
The Chesme Church, is a small Russian Orthodox church at 12 Lensoveta Street, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was built by the Russian court architect Yury Felten in 1780, at the direction of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. A memorial church, it was erected adjacent to the Chesme Palace between Saint Petersburg and Tsarskoye Selo to commemorate the anniversary of Russia's 1770 victory over Turkish forces in Chesme Bay in the Aegean Sea during the Russo-Turkish War of 1768–1774.
21. Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
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.
Wikipedia: Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Saint Petersburg) (EN)
22. Peter the Great
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.
23. Museum of Theatre and Music
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), Website, Telegram, Vk, Instagram
24. Театр имени Андрея Миронова
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), Website
25. Leningrad Hero City Obelisk
"To the Hero-City of Leningrad" is an obelisk on Vosstaniya Square in St. Petersburg. Established on April 12, 1985, it was inaugurated on May 8, 1985. The authors of the monument are architects: V. S. Lukyanov and A. I. Alymov. Bronze high reliefs were 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 specialists: V. M. Ivanov and B. N. Brudno.
26. Юсуповский дворец
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.
27. Andrei Sakharov
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. "
28. Героическому Комсомольцу
The monument to the heroic Komsomol is a sculptural monument in St. Petersburg, established in 1968 on Komsomolskaya Square. Dedicated to heroism and labor exploits of Komsomol members. The project of the monument was completed by the author’s team as part of the sculptors of V. I. Gordon, V. G. Tymoshenko, O. I. Kuznetsov, architects B. B. Babritsky and I. P. Shmeleva. The monument is an object of cultural heritage of regional significance.
29. Mariinsky II
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.
30. Summer Palace of Peter the Great
The Summer Palace of Peter the Great was built in Saint Petersburg 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.
31. Большой концертный зал «Октябрьский»
The Oktyabrskiy Big Concert Hall (BKZ) (Russian: Большой концертный зал «Октя́брьский», romanized: Bol'shoy kontsertnyy zal «Oktyábr'skiy», Big Concert Hall "October") 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), Website, Telegram, Vk, Instagram
32. Trinity Cathedral
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.
33. Artillery Museum
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.
Wikipedia: Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps (EN), Website
34. Ivan Krusenstern
Pimperik I. F. Kruzenshtern is a sculptural monument to the Russian sailor, Admiral I. F. Kruzenshtern, located in St. Petersburg on the embankment of Lieutenant Schmidt opposite the building of the Marine Corps. It was manufactured in 1873 according to the project of the sculptor I. N. Schroeder and architect I. A. Monighetti. The monument is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.
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. "
36. Вселенная воды
The Water Cosmic Museum Complex is a museum in St. Petersburg. Located at 56 Shpalernaya Street. The museum's main exhibit is a water tower built by architect I. A. Merz in 1859-1863. The water tower and other buildings in the surrounding area are part of the main station complex in front of the water supply pipeline in St. Petersburg, and are architectural monuments with regional significance.
37. Nicholas I
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.
38. Tovstonogov Great Drama Theater
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.
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39. Column of Glory
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.
40. St. Maria of Lourde Roman Catholic Church
The temple of the Laword Mother of Lawdes is a Catholic temple in the foundry of St. Petersburg. It was built in 1903-1909 for the needs of the French Catholic community for the project of architects L. N. Benois and M. M. Peretyatkovich. Consecrated on December 5, 1909 by Bishop John Trick. From 1938 to 1992, the temple remained the only existing Catholic Church in Leningrad.
Wikipedia: Храм Лурдской Божией Матери (Санкт-Петербург) (RU), Website
41. Museum of Soil Science
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), Website
42. Chapel of the Holy Trinity
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.
43. Lutheran Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul
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.
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44. Нижним чинам Лейб-Гвардии Финляндского полка
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.
45. Памятник Володарскому
Monument to V. Volodarsky is a sculptural monument in St. Petersburg, installed in 1925 on the left bank of the Neva, near the place of the murder of the revolutionary V. Volodarsky. It was designed by the sculptors M. G. Manizer, L. V. Blaise-Manizer and architect V. A. Witman. The monument has the status of a monumental art monument of federal significance.
46. Государственный мемориальный музей А. В. Суворова
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.
47. Здание Пробирной палаты
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.
48. Обелиск казнённым декабристам
The Obelisk to the Executed Decembrists is a memorial in Saint Petersburg. Located in the Garden of the Decembrists at the intersection of Nalichnaya and Uralskaya streets. The obelisk is installed on the alleged burial place of the leaders of the Decembrist uprising, executed in 1826. The monument is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.
49. сквер Шевченко
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.
50. St. Vladimir's Cathedral
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.
Wikipedia: St. Vladimir's Cathedral (Saint Petersburg) (EN), Website
51. Д. И. Менделеев
Monument to D. I. Mendeleev - a sculptural monument to Russian chemist D. I. Mendeleev. Located in St. Petersburg near the building of the Chamber of measures and weights on Moskovsky Prospekt. The monument was executed in 1932 according to the project of the sculptor I. Ya. Ginzburg. It is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.
52. Дом эмира Бухарского
Bukhara Emir's House is an apartment building in St. Petersburg built by Bukhara Emir Saeed Abdullahad Khan for his son Saeed Alim Khan from 1913 to 1914. Emil invited architect Stepan Krichinsky, who previously worked on the cathedral mosque, to build it. For the design of this house, the emir awarded the architect Noble Bukhara Medal.
53. Дом Зингера
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.
54. парк Боевого Братства
The Park of Battle is a park in the Nevsky district of St. Petersburg. The cheerful village between the streets of Badayev, John Reed, the end wall of the Center for Water Sports “Nevskaya Wave” and intra -quarterly passage along the individual addresses of houses along John Read Street is located in the historical area.
55. Церковь Святых и праведных Симеона Богоприимца и Анны Пророчицы
Tserkov Simeon and Ainns-the parish Orthodox Church in St. Petersburg, on the corner of Belinsky and Mokhova streets, an architectural monument, one of the oldest temples of the city. Belongs to the central deanery of the St. Petersburg diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. Former capital temple of the Order of St. Anna.
Wikipedia: Церковь Симеона и Анны (Санкт-Петербург) (RU), Website
56. Музей-квартира А. И. Куинджи
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.
57. Апостол Павел
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.
58. Academic Chapel
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), Website
59. Church of the Holy Trinity
The Church of the Holy Trinity "Kulich and Easter" is a parish Orthodox church in the Nevsky District of Saint Petersburg. It belongs to the Nevsky Deanery of the St. Petersburg Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. It was built in the style of Russian classicism in 1785-1790 by the architect Nikolai Lvov.
60. The Winter Palace of Peter the Great
Peter I Winter Palace, the private residence of Emperor Peter I, was built on the winter ditch along the Neva River. It is an architectural monument in the early 18th century, partially preserved, located in the Winter Palace Theatre Building, and included in the museum complex of the National Winter Palace.
61. Каменноостровский театр
The Kamenny Island Theatre is a wooden theatre on the grounds of the Kamennoostrovsky Palace, Kamenny Island, Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is the only surviving wooden theatre in St. Petersburg, and one of the few remaining in Europe. The theatre is a world heritage site protected by UNESCO.
Wikipedia: Kamenny Island Theatre (EN), Website, Telegram, Vk, Whatsapp
62. Mariinsky Theatre Concert hall
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.
63. Дача Чернова
Chernova Dacha, or Sosnovka, is a monument of the period of architectural eclecticism in the Nevsky District of Saint Petersburg on the right bank of the Neva River, above the Volodarsky Bridge, opposite the River Station that once stood. Address: Oktyabrskaya embankment, house number 72.
64. Gosudarev Bastion
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.
65. Д. С. Щемлев
The Battle for Height 776, part of the larger Battle of Ulus-Kert, was an engagement in the Second Chechen War that took place during fighting for control of the Argun River gorge in the highland Shatoysky District of central Chechnya, between the villages of Ulus-Kert and Selmentauzen.
66. Александровские ворота
Aleksandrovskie Gate was the predecessor of the Okhta powder factory in St. Petersburg. Built in 1806 according to the design of Fyodor Ivanovich de Mezov. A monument to classical architecture. It is located on the Oheta River, east of the Great Ilinsky Gardens, near the Oheta Dam.
67. Dacha Durnovo
Dacha Durnovo (Russian: Дача Дурново) is the countryside manor of Bakunin family and Durnovo family. It is an architectural monument of classicism, located on 22 Sverdlovsk Embankment, St. Petersburg, Russia. (Russian: Свердловская Набережная, 22)
68. Menshikov Palace
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), Website
69. Казанская церковь
The Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God near the Krasnensky Cemetery is an Orthodox church in the Kirov District of Saint Petersburg, near the Krasnensky Cemetery. The main church of the Kirov deanery of the St. Petersburg diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Wikipedia: Казанская церковь (Санкт-Петербург, Красненькое кладбище) (RU), Website
70. А. С. Попов
The monument to the inventor of Radio Alexander Stepanovich Popov in St. Petersburg is located in the square on Kamennoostrovsky Prospekt in the Petrograd district of the city. Installed in 1959. The monument is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.
71. сквер Товстоногова
Tovstonogov Square-Square in the Petrograd district of St. Petersburg. It is located inside the residential development of the Petrograd side, limited by houses No. 1, 3 and 5 in Troitskaya Square, No. 1 and 3 on Kuibyshev Street and No. 4 on Petrovskaya embankment.
72. Isaak Brodsky Apartment Museum
Museum-apartment I. I. Brodsky-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 art Square, where the artist Isaac Brodsky lived for the past 15 years.
73. Saint Petersburg Mosque
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.
74. Спасо-Преображенская церковь
The temple of the Savior of the Transfiguration of the Lord of the Life Guards of the Grenadier Regiment is an Orthodox church on a pharmacist island in St. Petersburg. Refers to the Petrograd deanery of the St. Petersburg diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Wikipedia: Храм Преображения Господня на Аптекарском острове (RU)
75. Steregushchy Torpedo Boat
The monument to the "stereo" is a monument to the heroic death in 1904 in the battle of the Russian-Japanese war of the destroyer "Steregovy". The only St. Petersburg monument in the style of modern and the last, built before the revolution. Open in May 1911.
76. Музей Г. Р. Державина
The museum-estate of G. R. Derzhavin is the mansion of Gavriil Romanovich Derzhavin in St. Petersburg, on the Fontanka Embankment, 118, next to Derzhavinsky Lane. Since 2003, a literary and memorial museum, a branch of the All-Russian Museum of A. S. Pushkin.
77. Zoological Museum of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
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), Website
78. Lev Gumilev Apartment Museum
Museum-apartment of Lev Gumilyov-a branch of the Museum of Anna Akhmatova in a fountain house opened in St. Petersburg in 2004. Located in an apartment where the scientist and poet Lev Nikolaevich Gumilyov spent the last years of his life, from 1990 to 1992.
Wikipedia: Музей-квартира Льва Гумилёва (RU), Website, Vk, Facebook, Instagram
79. Усадьба Миниха
Villa Minnich, or the main house of Villa Minnich, is a classical mansion built in 1953 with a four-post porch on top of the former main house of Count Christopher Sergeyevich Minnich's former villa. Located at 19 Chekistov Street. Federal cultural heritage
80. Peter I Monument
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)
81. Ivan Krylov
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.
82. Lopukhinsky Garden
Lopukhinsky garden-a garden in St. Petersburg, a monument of architecture and history of regional significance. Located on the odd side of Kamennoostrovsky Prospekt between Academician Pavlov and Malaya Nevka. The area of the garden is 5.7 hectares.
83. Санкт-Петербургский театр «Мастерская»
The St. Petersburg Theater "Workshop" is a professional drama theater under the leadership of Grigory Kozlov, founded in 2010 on the basis of the acting and directorial course of the St. Petersburg State Academy of Theater Arts (St. Petersburg).
Wikipedia: Санкт-Петербургский театр «Мастерская» (RU), Website
84. Церковь Шестаковской иконы Божией Матери Грузинского прихода
The Church of the Shestokov Icon of the Mother of God is an Orthodox church in the Central District of Saint Petersburg. It belongs to the St. Petersburg Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. An architectural monument of federal significance.
85. Т. Г. Шевченко
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.
86. Monument to Alexander III
The Monument to Emperor Alexander III is a monument to the Russian Emperor Alexander III by sculptor Paolo Trubetskoy. It was erected in 1909 on Znamenskaya Square in St. Petersburg. Now it is located in the courtyard of the Marble Palace.
87. Научно-исследовательский музей Российской академии художеств
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 Vasilievsky Island. Appendings to the title of the oldest art museum of Russia.
Wikipedia: Музей Российской академии художеств (RU), Vk, Website
88. Russian State Museum of Arctic and Antarctic
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.
89. Яблоновский сад
Yablonovsky Garden is a small garden in the Nevsky District of Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is located on the right bank of the Okkervil River, surrounded by Voroshilov Street, Latvian Riflemen Street and Rossiysky Prospekt.
90. State Museum of Political History of Russia
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), Ok, Telegram, Vk, Website
91. Field of Mars
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.
92. 5 углов
Five corners-the unofficial name of the intersection in St. Petersburg, formed by the intersection of suburban avenue with the streets of the Revelet, Rubinstein and Lomonosov. The intersection has existed since the 1760s.
“Dead Polytechnics” is a monument erected in the Kalininsky district of St. Petersburg in honor of those who died during the Great Patriotic War and the blockade of students and teachers of the Polytechnic Institute.
94. Памятник собаке Павлова
A monument to the dog is a monument with a fountain, erected in honor of scientific experiments and experimental animals in the garden of the Institute of Experimental Medicine on the Aptekarsky Island in St. Petersburg.
95. А. А. Валидов
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.
96. Nikolay Przhevalsky
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.
97. Свято-Исидоровская церковь
St. Isidorovskaya Tserkov is a parish Orthodox church in the Admiralteisky district of St. Petersburg, located at the intersection of Lermontovsky Prospekt and Rimsky-Korsakov Prospekt near the Mogilev Bridge.
98. Апостол Пётр
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.
99. Церковь Иоанна Кронштадтского
The Church of St. John of Kronstadt is an Orthodox church in the Kirov District of Saint Petersburg, Russia. It belongs to the Kirov Deanery of the St. Petersburg Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Wikipedia: Храмовый комплекс святого праведного Иоанна Кронштадтского на Кронштадтской площади (RU), Website
100. Youth Theatre on the Fontanka
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), Website
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