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Arctic and Antarctic Museum
Arctic and Antarctic Museum

Arctic Museum was opened to the public January 8, 1937, but the decision to create it was made much earlier. .In 1930 the Presidium of the USSR Central Executive Committee had approved the decision on the establishment of the All-Union Arctic Institute (VAI), which as a special department envisaged Arktiki.Pervonachalno museum exhibits of the museum were stored in the basement of VAI and used only for exhibitions. In 1933, the Arctic Institute to create the museum was loaned to the building of...

Anichkov bridge
Anichkov bridge

Anichkov Bridge – one of the most famous bridges of St. Petersburg permanent stone bridge thrown across the Fontanka Nevsky Prospect on line in 1785. Its name bridge shall lieutenant colonel-engineer Mikhail Anichkov, whose battalion during the time of Peter the Great was stationed for Fontanka Anichkov in the so-called settlement. Cast in bronze, the first two of the sculpture “horse with reaching young men” and “young man, taking the horse by the bridle,”...

Stella on Uprising Square
Stella on Uprising Square

Obelisk ” hero city Leningrad ” set May 8, 1985. It consists of a vertical granite monolith total height of 36 meters, decorated with bronze high relief and topped”” Gold Star of the Hero. Monument installed in the composite center of one of the largest squares of the city – the area of ​​the Rebellion and completes the basic, the front part of the Nevsky Prospect . Along the perimeter of the square it is surrounded by buildings that are included in the...

Savior on Spilled Blood
Savior on Spilled Blood

Savior on the Blood erected on the orders of Alexander III in memory of his father, Alexander II of, who died on this spot in a terrorist explosion. The temple was built as a nationwide memorial monument. Since 1918 Savior on Spilled Blood became exclusively a cultural monument, and from 1930 to 1970. is a stock that has caused serious damage to its artistic decoration. In 1970, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood became a branch of the museum “St. Isaac’s Cathedral,”...

Admiralty
Admiralty

Admiralty in St. Petersburg -. One of the most beautiful and famous monuments of the capital of North Construction was started in 1704 according to the drawings of Peter I on the island between the Neva and the Moika (the island was named Admiralty). Admiralty was conceived as a major shipbuilding Russian shipyard on the Baltic Sea and Next was the center of ship building. Admiralty rooms were masterskimi.Verf by ship was built by the letter “P”, the main façade had a length of...

The origin of the Nevsky Prospect
The origin of the Nevsky Prospect

The most popular part of the northern capital. Immediately after its founding, the city will need to bridge the industrial area (Admiralty), with Alexander Nevsky Lavra. In whose honor and was later named the prospectus. Construction bedet oboem be conducted on the sides at the same time, however, bridge the straight road can not be far from the street and there will be a break in Rheine today Square Vosstaniya.V later, wanting to raze the way to the Alexander Nevsky Laura will postroenNovy...