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Ротонда Петербурга / Rotunda of St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg

С 70-х годов прошлого века Ротонда стала культовым центром бунтарской, неформальной молодёжи. Здесь репетировали группа «Пикник», бывали Виктор Цой и Константин Кинчев, сюда заходили пообщаться многие сегодняшние звезды – артисты и музыканты. Ротонда советского времени была местом сбора хиппи и рокеров, получила название «Центр мироздания» и обросла большим количеством мифов. Например, считалось, что если на стене Ротонды написать заветное желание – оно обязательно сбудется, поэтому надписи покрывали все доступные плоскости.

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Taken: 19/06/2012
Uploaded: 06/08/2012
Updated: 25/08/2012
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