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 ...
Situated on the corner of the Fontanka Canal and Nevskii Prospekt, the palace passed through a series of Imperial hands
before Alexander II presented it to his son Alexander III on his wedding day. In 1936, absolutely everything here ...
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 ...
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