0 Likes

Monument empress Ekaterina Petrovna

Памятник императрице Елизавете Петровне (дочери Петра I) был установлен 26 июня 2007 г. в Покровском сквере. По ее указу в 1749 году была создана Темерницкая таможня (это событие принято считать днем рождения города). Спустя всего 12 лет после этого, она же распорядилась основать около таможни крепость имени святителя Димитрия Ростовского.

Автор проекта - Сергей Олешня. Памятник выполнен в полный рост. Одной рукой императрица как бы показывает на место, где будет находиться крепость, а в другой руке держит указ об учреждении Темерницкой таможни.

 Памятник установлен в самом центре бывшей крепости Димитрия Ростовского, рядом с возрожденным Ново-Покровским храмом (разрушенным большевиками), в Покровском сквере (где до недавнего времени находился памятник Сергею Кирову).

Copyright: S.Evgeniy
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7218x3609
Uploaded: 20/02/2010
Updated: 10/09/2014
Views:

...


Tags: monument
comments powered by Disqus

S.Evgeniy
Fountain
S.Evgeniy
Fountain in Pokrovsky garden
S.Evgeniy
hotel Intourist
Vinichenko Olga
White theatre Rostov-on-Don
Vinichenko Olga
Cinema Rostov
S.Evgeniy
Dimitriy Rostovskiy's fortress
S.Evgeniy
Founder of city
Vinichenko Olga
Zags, Rostov-on-Don
S.Evgeniy
1 may park
Vinichenko Olga
Pushkinskaya street Rostov-on-Don
Vinichenko Olga
Artdecor-Rostov-on-Don
Vinichenko Olga
Rotonda Rostov 1 may park
Arroz Marisco
Ben Lomond
Arroz Marisco
Meeting of Three Lagos
Mark Schuster
Veteran Bicyclists
Arroz Marisco
Laguna Chinancocha
Andrei Zdetoveţchi
Cârţa Monastery #3
Vil Muhametshin
RUSSO BALT fire engine, 1912 - at the Riga Motormuseum, Latvia
Ruediger Kottmann
Werksatatt kueche harmonie lorch germany
Arroz Marisco
Storm over Condoriri
Arroz Marisco
Moeraki Boulder
Jan Koehn
Habor - Weisse Wiek
Rafał Szmigiero
EC1 Power PLant, Targowa Str. Lodz, Poland
Krzysztof Jurczak
Morning River
S.Evgeniy
Monument K.Marks
S.Evgeniy
Start of Sadovaja st.
S.Evgeniy
Bank
S.Evgeniy
Fountain "Kaskad"
S.Evgeniy
Ikony Kazanskoj Bozh'ej materi church
S.Evgeniy
Druzhba park - path
S.Evgeniy
Narzan gallery Kislovodsk
S.Evgeniy
Pine hutch
S.Evgeniy
entry from Pushkin st.
S.Evgeniy
Voroshilov bridge
S.Evgeniy
Sovetov Square
S.Evgeniy
Revolution park amusements
More About Russia

Just in case you mistakenly heard that it was all ice and snow in Russia, take a peek at the Big Bikini Exposition. This is right on the river Moskva in Moscow!Moscow has been the capital of Russia for almost its entire history. The exception is during the period of the Russian Empire, which lasted from 1721 until the Russian Revolution 1917. For these two centuries the capital was St. Petersburg. The Russian Empire was the second largest contiguous Empire in world memory; only the Mongol Empire had been greater.Check out what's happening north of Mongolia these days, in ChitaAlthough you may not have heard of Sochi, on the Black Sea, they're building up quickly and hope to host the 2014 Olympics.Other periods of Russian history include the Tsardom of Russia, from Ivan IV to Peter the Great, and the Grand Duchy (14th-16th centuries).The earliest period of Russian history was ruled by the Novgorod Republic and Kievan Rus, which was the first Russian state dating back to 800AD in Kiev.Modern Russia remains one of the world's superpowers. They launched the earth's second satellite, called Sputnik 1, and were the first country to put a human being into orbit around earth. (The first one is called the Moon.)After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia became a federal republic of 83 states.Text by Steve Smith.