The first burial at this cemetery took place in 1905. At that time this area lay in the countryside, and the original ... More
The first burial at this cemetery took place in 1905. At that time this area lay in the countryside, and the original occupants of the graves were local peasants and village-dwellers. In 1907, the wooden church in the name of the saint Serafim Sarovskii was built in just 87 days. This church is one of those lucky few not to have their doors slammed shut by the coming of atheist communism in 1917, and is also notable for holding divine services during the horrors of the blockade during the Second World War.
This church was built between 1731 and 1734 by order of empress Anna Ioannovna on the spot where the wooden
Archangel Michael Church had been founded in 1712. The church's main altar is consecrated in honor of Simon and ...
The Kempinski Hotel Moika 22 is situated in the cultural hub of St Petersburg, near the Palace Square and the
Hermitage Museum . The hotel is housed in a Petersburg mansion, designed by Basil von Witte in 1853, and ...
This is a metal three part bridge 334.3 meters long and 23.5 meters wide which crosses the river not far
from the Smol'nyi Institut. It was built in 1911 under engineer G.G. Krivoshein and architect I.P. Anyshkov. It was ...