Russia

 Tchesmé church , Saint-Petersburg, Russia

 Tchesmé church , Saint-Pet ... Tchesmé church , Saint-Pet ...

Very surprising small pink and white church looking like a huge pastry (Strawberry chantilly ;-) ).
Moscow square (- Moskovskaïa ploshchad-) and statue of Lenin, Saint-Petersburg

Moscow square (- Moskovskaï ...Moscow square (- Moskovskaï ...

Since 1989, the 2 head eagles tend to replace the sovietic emblems in Russia. Nevertheless there are still many remnants of that time.
Navy  Museum , Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Navy  Museum , Saint-Peters ...Navy Museum , Saint-Peters ...

At the eastern end of Vasilievsky island, the Strelka is the place where the Neva river is divided into two. It receives is one of the most beautiful views of St. Petersburg.
Artillery and Engineering museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Artillery and Engineering m ...Artillery and Engineering m ...

Very rich and very interesting military museum, even for those who are not fanatical of small soldiers.
Monument of Victory, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Monument of Victory, Saint- ...Monument of Victory, Saint- ...

Also known as "monument to the Defenders of Leningrad", it commemorates the siege of Leningrad and the heroism of the population.
Panteleimon  Bridge (Panteleïmonovski most), Saint-Petersburg

Panteleimon  Bridge (Pantel ...Panteleimon Bridge (Pantel ...

With 42 islands and 75 channels, Saint-Petersburg has 81 bridges. Panteleimon bridge is one of the most beautiful.
 St. Peter and Paul Church , Peterhof, St-Petersbourg

 St. Peter and Paul Church  ... St. Peter and Paul Church ...

A few hundred meters from the baroque and neo-classical splendour of Peterhof palace, this church imitates the neo-moscovite style of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Stieglitz Museum of Decorative and Applied Arts, Saint-Petersburg

Stieglitz Museum of Decorat ...Stieglitz Museum of Decorat ...

Little-known and little visited, this museum provides satisfaction because it is difficult to access.
Trinity bridge, Troitski most, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Trinity bridge, Troitski mo ...Trinity bridge, Troitski mo ...

One of the most beautiful bridges on the Neva...
 Lions bridge (Lviny most), Saint-Petersburg

 Lions bridge (Lviny most), ... Lions bridge (Lviny most), ...

Lovely suspended bridge over the Griboedov channel, next to the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory.
Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, Sa ...Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, Sa ...

The most brilliant, the most imposing Imperial buildings of St. Petersburg. It comprises 2 Palace: the "Catherine" Palace (largest), and the "Alexander" Palace (more sober).
Pavlosk, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Pavlosk, Saint-Petersburg, RussiaPavlosk, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

The most charming and most elegant tsars summer's palaces in Saint-Petersburg. If you should visit only one Palace outside of the city, it should be this one!
Saint-Isaac cathedral, Saint Petersburg

Saint-Isaac cathedral, Sain ...Saint-Isaac cathedral, Sain ...

The 3rd largest cathedral in the world! Grandiose, this building impresses by the richness of its decoration and by the technical feat has represented its construction.
St-Nicolas Naval cathedral ,  Saint-Petersburg

St-Nicolas Naval cathedral  ...St-Nicolas Naval cathedral ...

Magnificent blue and white baroque construction dedicated to Saint Nicolas, patron of sailors. It is the preferred church of the Petersbourg inhabitants.
Peter-and-Paul fortress , St. Petersburg, Russia

Peter-and-Paul fortress , S ...Peter-and-Paul fortress , S ...

Birthplace of the city, the Peter-and-Paul is the prerequisite for every tourist arriving in St. Petersburg.
 Youssoupov Palace , Saint-Petersburg

 Youssoupov Palace , Saint- ... Youssoupov Palace , Saint- ...

An idea of luxury and wealth of the Palaces at the time of the Tsars.
 Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, Saint-Petersburg

 Church of the Savior on th ... Church of the Savior on th ...

Spectacular church in neo-moscovit style on the Griboyedov canal. Its name is a reference to the attack that caused the death of Czar Alexander II.
Aurora Cruiser, St.Petersburg, Russia

Aurora Cruiser, St.Petersbu ...Aurora Cruiser, St.Petersbu ...

One of the most famous warships in the world, just shooting one single blanks fire shot...
Peterhof, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Peterhof, Saint-Petersburg, RussiaPeterhof, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

The Russian "Versailles" of Peter the Great, near the sea, with its fantastic water games.
Syndicate content