It was Catherine the Great who was responsible for creating the celebrated Hermitage museum within the walls of her glorious ... More
Gosudarstvenny Ermitazh (The State Hermitage Museum)
It was Catherine the Great who was responsible for creating the celebrated Hermitage museum within the walls of her glorious Imperial residence, the Winter Palace. At the time of her death the collection contained nearly 4,000 paintings. Today there are more than three million items making the Gosudarstvenny Ermitazh (The State Hermitage Museum) one of the largest and most prestigious museums in the world. Visitors can be forgiven for being unsure where to begin, coronation carriages, the Malachite Room, centuries old porcelain and antiques, Faberge, Rembrandt, Raphael, DiVinci, Michelangelo, and Van Gogh, Matisse, Renoir, Degas, and Rodin, and all that just for starters. It can take a complete day to see the highlights, but investigating every corner in each of the five linked buildings could take years.
Peter the Great desired that all Christians, regardless of denomination, were able to worship in a church of their own
faith. Hence, the Church of St. Catherine was established in 1716 and it is now not only the largest ...
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 ...
Moskovskie Vorota St. Petersburg hotel is a new Hotel and Conference Centre perfectly situated in the central part of the
city, on the Moskovsky Prospect which connects the city centre with Pulkovo International and Domestic Airport. With Moskovskye Vorota ...
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