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									                  Saint-Petersburg, Russia

                        Virtual Tour



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                  Location of St.Petersburg
                                The largest Capital
                                City in Northern
                                Europe
                                Second largest city
                                in Russia
                                Northern Capital of
                                Russia
                                The Venice of the
                                North


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                  History of St.Petersburg
           1703, May 26
          Peter the Great
          Northern War
                  Peter and Paul’s
                  Fortress – the
                  birthplace of St.Pete
                  An island in the delta
                  of the Neva River



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                  Peter and Paul’s Fortress




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                  1712-1918 The Capital of
                          Russia
           Three names
                  1703- St.Petersburg
                  1918- Petrograd
                  1924-Leningrad
                  1991-St.Petersburg
           Russian Revolution
                  October, 1917



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                  The Winter Palace
           Former residence of
           Russian Emperors
           Built in 1760s
           Located on the bank
           of the Neva River
           Part of the State
           Hermitage museum


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                  The Hermitage Museum
           Catherine the Great
           The largest Art
           Gallery in Russia
                  3 million works of art
                  1.000 rooms
           Collection
                  Western European,
                  Ancient Egyptian
                  Oriental Art

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        Living quarters of the Russian
                  Emperors




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                  Leonardo da Vinci
           World Famous
           Italian Artist
           Madona with the
           Child
           One of the 10
           existing Madonas in
           the world
           Late 15th century

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                         Sculpture
           The Statue of
           Jupiter
           8 century A.D.
           One of the largest
           sculptures in the
           collection



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                       The Palace Square
           The main square of
           the City
           Alexander column
                  1834, victory over
                  Napoleon
                  Alexander I
                  47.5 meters high
                  600 tons weight


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                  The Nevsky Prospect
           Main avenue
           The most historical
           part of the City
           Shopping and
           business part of the
           City




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                  St.Isaac’s Cathedral
           1818-1858
           14.000 people
           4th largest cupola
           construction in the
           world
           101,5 meters high
           Breathtaking view of
           St.Petersburg

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                   St.Isaac’s Square
           Monument to
           Nicholas I
           The whole square is
           located on the
           bridge-the widest
           bridge in St.Pete




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                    The Bronze Horseman
           Peter the Great
           1784, Catherine the
           Great
           Symbol
                  Form of a wave-
                  symbol of sea
                  Horse-Russia
                  Snake-symbol of
                  enemy

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                   Church of Resurrection
           “Russian Style”
                  Mosaics, 7000sq.m
            Church of Our
           Savior on the Spilled
           blood
           1883-1907
                  Built on the spot
                  where Alex II was
                  assassinated, 1881
           1997 reopened
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                  The Mariinsky Theatre
           World famous Ballet
           Theatre
           The Best Opera and
           Ballet theatre of
           St.Petersburg
           Build in 1783
           Empress Mary


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                  Interiors of the Theatre




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                  The Mariinsky Theatre




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                     White Nights
           From the middle of
           June until the
           middle of July
           Never gets dark
           Draw Bridges are
           open between 1 am
           and 5 am


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                  The Summer Garden
       One of the Oldest
       Parks in St.Pete
       Early 1700s
       Summer palace of
      of Peter the Great
       Statues of Greek
     Gods and goddesses


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                   References
     View of         www.petersburg.hypermart.net
     St.Petersburg

     Virtual Tour of www.cityvision2000.com
     St.Petersburg

     Detailed        www.finditlocal.com/stpetersburg
     Information

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