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It's a comprehensive and well-executed look at the history of railway, not only in Russia, but other countries as well. ... More
Central Railway Musuem
It's a comprehensive and well-executed look at the history of railway, not only in Russia, but other countries as well. Each large room is well kitted-out with intricate models of locomotives, bridges and tracks. Paintings, photos, memorabilia and items pertaining to the construction of the Russian rail system help reveal this fascinating story. There's even a metal box which contains the first Russian rail tickets, which were themselves metal. The last section of the museum is devoted to tourist travel. An old passenger train which visitors can walk through proves how people used to travel in style: just have a look at that velvet upholstery and the Art-Nouveau fixtures.
Many churches were closed or torn down during the time of Communism, but not the 18th century St. Nicholas Cathedral.
It was one of 15 churches which remained open and working. The ice blue and white cathedral was well ...
Of all St. Petersburg's attractions, the country estate of Peterhof is perhaps the place that inspires the greatest pride among
the city's population. Extravagant and bombastic in parts, elegant and relaxed in others, Peterhof's palace and grounds are a ...