Polar bears, wolves, ice picks and even a life size model air craft with wooden skis which was used in the Arctic and ... More
Museum of the Arctic & Antarctic
Polar bears, wolves, ice picks and even a life size model air craft with wooden skis which was used in the Arctic and designed by Shavrov are on display at the Museum of the Arctic & Antarctic; the history, geography, exploration and culture of this far northern region. Located in what was the church of St Nicholas, this once-beautiful place of worship is now stuffed with anything that has to do with the Arctic circle and the excavation of it.
Acknowledged in 1992 by the President of the Russian Federation as one of Russia's most precious objects of cultural heritage,
The State Russian Museum is home to the largest collection of Russian fine art in the world. Founded in ...
The history of the cruiser Aurora is firmly intertwined with the 20th Century story of St. Petersburg. During the Communist
period it was proudly revered as the ship that (allegedly) fired the shot that (allegedly) signaled the start of ...
During a 10 year period (1801 1811), master builder Andrei Voronikhin oversaw construction of this huge building, a majestic semicircular
colonnade standing on Nevskii Prospekt . The 96 Corinthian columns are reminiscent of St Peter's in Rome and were ...