Architecture

House with four colonnades

Home Expeditions government revenue (the house “with four colonnades”), built in 1750 – 1760, presumably by architect AF Kokorinov – a monument of architecture in the style of classicism. The ground floor of the building is designed as an arcade, the building is decorated with four-columned portico of the Ionic order. The facades are decorated with decorative panels on mythological subjects. during the second half of the 19th century produced inside and outside the...

Theater St. Petersburg Opera

It is the only building in our city entirely devoted to this art form. It occupies a historic mansion of Baron von Derviz home with a rich history. The building was originally planned as an apartment house, but the new owner decided to alter in the then fashionable style of ” Empire ”. After immigration Baron in Paris and the sale of all its assets to the mansion was attached two more floors, but in 1910 it was reconstructed and built there the theater ” House of...

Faberge Museum

It is the largest private museum in Russia, which is world famous Faberge eggs. It exists only through the generosity of Russian businessman Viktor Vekselberg, who in 2004 acquired a collection of Russian jeweler of kings, eggs made the whole team of artists on the occasion of the most important events in the life of the royal family -naprimer egg ” Coronation ‘was presented to Nicholas II to Alexandra Fyodorovna after conclusion braka.Pomimo eggs, visitors can see the...

House Museum Chistyakov

The museum allows you to become better acquainted with the teacher the greatest painters of the early 20th century. It was created in 1987 as a branch of the Academy of Arts, but this wooden building was in a sorry state, because it was built in the middle of the 19th century! But the house was restored and returned to the original elegant appearance, which Chistyakov worked and lived for more than 40 let.Zdes addition to the permanent exhibition of his creative path, arranged musical evenings...