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Peter and Paul Cathedral

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Petropavlovskaia Krepost', 3, St Petersburg, 197046


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Peter and Paul Cathedral - St. Petersburg - Reviews of Peter and Paul Cathedral - TripAdvisor
The oldest and one of the tallest buildings in St. Petersburg is popular for the spectacular view provided by the thin, gilded needle-like spire rising from its bell tower. The graves of nearly all Romanov rulers since P...

Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost) - St. Petersburg - Reviews of Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost) - TripAdvisor
You can't come to St. Petersburg and not visit Peter and Paul Fortress. I've been here several times--it's so large, each time there's always something new for me to check out. There...

Peter and Paul Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russia : Reviews of Peter and Paul Cathedral - Yahoo! Travel
This cathedral's monumental belfry, with its spire topped by an angel bearing a cross, is one of St. Petersburg's most distinctive landmarks. It stands at a height...

The Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg, Russia
in 1703, he decided to build a fort to protect the area from possible attack by the Swedish army and navy. The fortress was founded on a small island in the Neva delta on May 27, 1703 (May 16 according to the old calendar) and that day became the birthday of the city of St Petersburg. The Swedes wer...

The Cathedral of SS Peter & Paul in St. Petersburg, Russia
The cathedral's rectangular base stretches from southwest to northeast, and its walls are formed with decorative pilasters and ornate cherub heads on the windows. The multi-tiered cathedral bell tower is crowned with a landmark needle, upholstered with copper gilded sheets. The needle, built by Dutc...

St.Peter and St.Paul's Fortress- Saint Petersburg, Russia - VirtualTourist.com
This is one of the crowning jewels of St. Petersburg history. It is also the resting place of the remains of the last tsar and his family. As with most of the restoration work of Russia and St. Petersburg, words fail at the attempt to discribe it. The photo I am using is what I consider my masterpie...

Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg - Reviews of Peter and Paul Fortress - IgoUgo
Unfortunately for us our final experience at the Peter and Paul Fortress was a meal at the “Anarchist Restaurant.” This strange place was decorated in the loose style of a farmer’s cottage and was run by three reluctant teenagers. We ordered a sesame-seed encrusted chicken fillet and an exceed...

iExplore Community: Peter and Paul Fortress - St. Petersburg, Russia
In front of the Guardhouse is a relatively modern statue of Peter the Great that has been the subject of much controversy. This bronze figure by Russian sculptor Mikhail Shemyakin is given a head which is tiny in proportion to the massive body (Peter the Great was over 7 feet tall). He also has thin...

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