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Таким Питер мы еще не видели! | Наука и жизнь

Таким Питер мы еще не видели! | Наука и жизнь

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The CATHERINE PALACE St Petersburg Russia ~ Although the palace is popularly associated with Catherine II ("The Great"), she actually regarded its "whipped cream" architecture as old-fashioned. It was originally built in 1717 for Catherine I, the 2nd wife of Peter The Great, as her summer palace.

The CATHERINE PALACE St Petersburg Russia ~ Although the palace is popularly associated with Catherine II ("The Great"), It was originally built in 1717 for Catherine I, the wife of Peter The Great, as her summer palace.

Prior to this trip, I had never been to Russia so my knowledge was restricted to Stalin and Putin and Siberia and to vodka and politics and the fact that it’s now illegal in Russia to tell kids that gay people exist. Are you heading to Russia and wondering what to expect? Here's what you need to know + the top things to see and do in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Saint Petersburg, you are fascinating

The top things to see and do in St. Petersburg, Russia visited here in the early

This is the Malachite Room of the Winter Palace, designed by the architect Alexander Briullov in the late 1830s was used as an official drawing-room of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna, wife of Nicholas I.    The Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Russia was, from 1732 to 1917, the official residence of the Russian Tsars.

This is the Malachite Room of the Winter Palace, designed by the architect Alexander Briullov in the late was used as an official drawing-room of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna, wife of Nicholas I. The Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Russia was, fr

Ceremonial court dress, Ivanov workshop, St. Petersburg, Russia, late 19th to early 20th centuries. State Hermitage Museum, via Ghosts of Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES IMAGES.

Petersburg, Russia, late to early century. Hermitage Museum, via Ghosts of Imperial Russia

Chesme Church - St. Petersburg, Russia | IClick to read more.

The Chesme Church also known as Saint John the Baptist at Chesme Palace, St. It is a small Russian Orthodox church that was built by the Russian court architect Yury Felten in at the direction of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia.

Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Bulbenkova (?), St. Petersburg, Russia. Late 19th to early 20th centuries. Velvet, satin and gilded metal thread. State Hermitage Museum (links: https://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/digital-collection/08.+Applied+Arts/1263422/?lng=en, http://www.hermitageline.ru/ru/blog/view/bal). Other photos are via Ghosts of Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES IMAGES.

Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Velvet, satin and gilded metal thread.

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