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The defense of Leningrad Museum

Defense of Leningrad Museum, occupies three buildings of the former Handicraft Museum. In December 1943, it was decided to set up the exhibition, which will Support the fighting spirit and a little bit to reduce the tense atmosphere that prevailed at that time. The whole year was a preparation for the opening, collected the trophy weapons and documents about the exploits of the inhabitants of the city; were displayed the most important events of the blockade of the city, the work of ”...

Church of the Three Hierarchs

This small building is almost imperceptible for one of the oldest cathedrals in our city Andrew. However, built in 1760, it is almost the same age as the aforementioned church. Built in the Petrine Baroque style, it is dedicated to Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom. The church was a temporary abode of all believers at the time of the construction of St. Andrew’s Church, here were transferred to the iconostasis, altar and other church items from the personal...

Museum of St. Petersburg bridge

Bridges Museum in St. Petersburg opened in 1992 on the basis of bridge-building unit №19. It functions as a branch of the Central Museum of Railway Transport, more open in 1813. museum exposition is located in six halls. She exhibited unique naturalistic models of road and rail bridges, and city bridges across the Neva and other rivers and canals. In addition to the models, visitors have the opportunity to see the thematic paintings, watercolors, photographs, drawings. Museum is located on...

Church of Holy Virgin

Church of Holy Virgin, one of nemngoih Old Believer communities, which remained in our city. The law on religious tolerance was built a complex consisting of residential homes, nursing homes, chapels and churches. Surrounded by high walls, it is more like a fortress than a parish; within the same rigor and austerity-no ukraeshnii on the walls, simple wooden floors. Due to the fact that the temple was built relatively recently (in 1908) and technical progress is quite developed in the walls it...

Republic cats

Republic cats cat named branch of the Museum, and in combination, and his office in the center of St. Petersburg, as the organization was originally only in Vsevolozhsk. However, the institution in the center of St. Petersburg does not repeat the first exhibition of the museum, and is a separate original destination, combines the a number of functions: it is an exhibition space, a club, an art cafe, a library, and just a room with cats. In addition to this Republic has become a certain...

Monument to Peter I

Monument to Peter I in the Peter and Paul Fortress is one of the most memorable king-founder of St. Petersburg. The idea of ​​creating such a monument sculptor Vladimir Vysotskiy- suggested he promoted the mask created yet Rastrelli. Initially, all parts of the body are proportional, but later corrected their author to be more like an icon, like deifying king. The monument was cast in bronze in 1991 and was first met with nastrozhennostyu residents of the city, but now there was a...