During a 10 year period (1801-1811), master builder Andrei Voronikhin oversaw construction of this huge building, a majestic ... More
Kazanskii Sobor (Kazan Cathedral)
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 the only aspect that survived from the original design formulated by Paul I. Today the former Museum of Atheism housed within the cathedral has been cunningly renamed the Museum of Religion, and daily religious services have been resumed.
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 ...
This church is an impressive sight when seen from Nevskii Prospekt jutting out onto Kanal Griboedova. It has numerous stunning
cupolas in the "Russian" manner, some of which are multi colored or constructed like from geometric patterns. It is ...
This suspension bridge is 20.2 meters long and only 1.85 meters (6 feet 1 inch) wide crossing Kanal Griboedova not
far from Kazan Cathedral. The bridge took its name from the building of the former Assignation Bank&emdash;now the St. ...
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