Saint Petersburg the City of Tsars

Saint Petersburg: the Russian City Built on Marsh

Founded by Tsar Peter the Great in 1703 on a marsh that was filled. It used hundreds of thousands of workers who built the city and connected with bridges about 50 islands

St. Petersburg is part of the select group of cities that are connected and built on a network of canals. As in Venice, Amsterdam or Bruges, water is the medium of transport and communication.

Cathedrals

  • In just a few meters, separated only by the Moika river and the Griboyedo canal, the old town has three beautiful temples. They are about:
    The Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, also known as the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ.

Saint Petersburg Tsar city

  • Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, neoclassical style resembles the temples of Ancient Greece. Its set of colonnades distinguishes it from the rest of the buildings on Nevsky Avenue.

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