The long road from the Emperor's Educational House to becoming one of the most famous Russian universities lasted over ... More
Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
The long road from the Emperor's Educational House to becoming one of the most famous Russian universities lasted over two centuries, and charting a course over the development of pedagogical education in Russia. The university is now an important cultural center and scientific complex, which follows the best traditions of science and education. It has a high reputation not only in Russia, but also in the rest of the world.
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 ...
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 ...