The Memorial Museum “all ranks Petersburg” opens the exhibition, which tells about the world’s greenest cities in the XVIII – XX centuries
First, the very nature of trying to prevent the construction of the city in this area:. “Mossy boggy ‘shore, swamp, unsteadily soil. But Neva transformed granite embankments, residents stood before the laws of nature, and now the city is thriving: spread throughout the parks and gardens. However, in the first half of the last century, the northern capital has suffered from an acute lack of greenery.
Over time, the city has changed, to acquire a rich flora. Changing vegetation shown in the exhibition, along with maps and plans of St. Petersburg, old photographs and paintings depicting parks, gardens, avenues of the city. Besides all this, the exhibition introduces the arts and crafts and floral ornaments.