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This Moscow-style church with richly coloured onion domes looks a bit out of place in the European centre of St. Petersburg, but it’s one of the city’s most beautiful and memorable landmarks. It got its name because it was built on the spot where Emperor
The director of the Hermitage once said, “I can't say that the Hermitage is the number one museum in the world, but it's certainly not number two.” With over three million works of art and treasures housed in six connected buildings along the Neva, the m
This cathedral, which was modelled on St. Peter's in Rome, is one of the city's most majestic. It was built from 1801 to 1811 to house the miracle-working Icon Our Lady of Kazan. The dome is 80-metres high and the colonnade facing Nevsky has 96 columns.