Friday, 25 July 2008

Pictures from St Petersburg and environs (1)

Catherine the Great's statue off Nevsky Prospekt

Moyka River from Nevsky Prospekt

Palace Square

Church of Saviour on Spilled Blood

Cathedral of SS Peter and Paul

Palace Embankment and the Winter Palace from the Peter and Paul Fortress

Statue of Peter the Great. The Bronze Horseman of Pushkin's poem.

White Nights. Nevsky Prospekt at 11.30pm.

Pushkin's statue in Arts' Square.


Staircase in Winter Palace, part of the Hermitage Museum.

Soviet motoring at its best. The Volga.


Peterhof's Grand Cascade

1 comment:

knigolubka said...

It's not Volga, by the way, but Zhiguli. :) http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lada_zhiguli_2101.jpg
Volga is mich more "classy"