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The main sights of Saint Petersburg

It would be strange if there was no information about such places in Saint Petersburg as Peter and Paul Fortress, the Hermitage(Winter Palace), Mariinskiy theatre, Church of the Savior on Blood. So, you can discover general information and some interesting facts about the main sigths in Saint Petersburg.

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The Hermitage Museum

The Hermitage is the greatest collection of culture-historical objects in Russia and one of the largest museums in the world. The Main museum complex consists of six buildings on the Dvortsovaya embankment. They are Winter Palace, Small Hermitage, Large(Old) Hermitage, New Hermitage, Hermitage Theatre and Store House.

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Peter and Paul Fortress

The fortress was founded by Peter the Great on the 27th May 1703 on a small Hare island in the delta of the river Neva. This date is the Day of foundation of Saint Petersburg now. At first it was built from earth and wood. The plan of the fortress repeats the island shape.

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