Excursions in St.-Petersburg
Dear visitors and
inhabitants of our city, we offer you the most popular
excursions over Saint Petersburg and his(its) suburbs.
Survey excursions. At this excursion (usually bus)
you will get acquainted to the basic sights of the
centre of St. Petersburg, learn(find out) the most
interesting facts of his(its) history. Usually such
excursions visiting the Peter and Paul Fortress, the
Hermitage or Issakievski cathedral include, acquaintance
to ensembles Palace, Issakievski, the Senatorial areas,
Arrows(pointers) of Vasil'evskogo island. Excursion will
borrow(occupy) about three hours.
With. St. Petersburg plays
the big role in life of Russia. It is the second-largest
city in our country. With. St. Petersburg the most
northern capital of the world. It(he) is at breadth of
Greenland, Alaska, Chukotka. It explains a midnight sun
which are in the best way visible between June, 11 and
July, 2. The city is rather young. It(he) is based less
than 300 years back. The founder of city of Saint
Petersburg Peter the Great which has put in pawn the
first stone of the Peter and Paul Fortress in 1703, that
has given rise to new city. In 1712 of St. Petersburg
becomes capital of Russia, the centre of political and
With. St. Petersburg one of the greatest and
finest cities of the world. It is historical and a
cultural value same big, as Paris, London or Rome. "St.
Petersburg", " Northern Venice " involves thousand
tourists from all world.
the Palace area. One of the finest
of palace ensembles in the world. The area prevails
above Winter the Palace, the former residence of kings
planned Rastrelli in 1754-1762 years. In the centre of
the area Alexander Pillar, a monument in honour of a
victory of Russian people in domestic war of 1812. The
ensemble of the area includes the monumental building
Amiralteistvo constructed by Peter I in 1704. As well as
the Red Area in Moscow, the Palace area became the
witness of the major events of the Russian history.
Hermitages - the largest
museum of Russia. There are only a few museums in the
world which can be compared to it(him) on value, values
and to a variety of his(its) exhibits. The collection
contains more than 2,7 million subjects of both of
European and Russian culture. She(it) settles down in
the Peter and Paul
Fortress settles down on a right coast of the
river Neva. Postoroena Peter I. She(it) was never
used as a fortress and its(her) bastions were
transformed into prison for political prisoners.
Today it is an architectural and historical
museum. Petropavloski the cathedral was a place of
a burial place of emperors since itself.
Today Russian museum contains more than
300,000 pictures of Russian artists from the
beginning of 10 centuries. A Issakievski a
cathedral one of grandly cathedrals of the world.
It(he) may contain 14,000 persons. It is possible
to observe amazing kinds of city from it(him)
Smolni . This architectural
ensemble - pride of city. It(he) is executed in
style of 18-19 centuries. His(its) oldest part - a
female monastery (1764) with a magnificent
cathedral height 85 meters. In 19 century near to
a female monastery the school for girls of a noble
origin was constructed.
the Issakievski a cathedral.
One of the most beautiful and highest buildings with
a dome height 101,5 meters. It(he) was constructed for
40 ( 1818-1858 ) on project the French architect of
August Monferana in Russian classical style. It(he) is
interesting not only the architectural style and
technology of construction, but also and an interior
decorated with 150 pictures, 62 mosaic, sculptures of
Russian and Italian sculptors.
the Peter and Paul Fortress.
the oldest monument of a history and architecture in
Saint Petersburg. Construction began in 1703. The
fortress was constructed as strengthening during the
?onnei-Swedish war. But she(it) was never used as
strengthening and its(her) bastions were transformed
into prison for political prisoners. Son Peter the Great
Alexey, the well-known applicant for a throne, writer
Radishchev, decembrists were made there.
cathedral was a place of a burial place of the
Russian emperors since 1725.
Usupovski a palace. the
Residence of old and noble Russian family Jusupovyh.
Here was killed Rasputin. holiday and inhabited rooms of
a palace are open for visitors. Concerts of classical
and national music will be carried out(spent) there.
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