0 Likes

Garden of Winter Palace, Petersburg
St. Petersburg

he Winter Palace (Russian: Зимний дворец) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, was, from 1732 to 1917, the official residence of the Russian Tsars. Situated between the Palace Embankment and the Palace Square, adjacent to the site of Peter the Great's original Winter Palace, the present and fourth Winter Palace was built and altered almost continuously between the late 1730s and 1837, when it was severely damaged by fire and immediately rebuilt.[1] The storming of the palace in 1917 became an iconic symbol of the Russian Revolution.

Copyright: Vladimir Georgievskiy
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6320x3160
送信日: 23/04/2009
更新日: 02/10/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: russia; peterburg; saint; winter palace; square; fountain; garden; tsar; shady
comments powered by Disqus

Özgür Örsoğlu
Ermitage Throne Room, St. Petersburg
Koshelev
Внутренний двор Эрмитажа (Зимнего дворца)
Özgür Örsoğlu
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Özgür Örsoğlu
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Özgür Örsoğlu
The Sacrifice of Abraham
Thomas Blanket
Russia, St. Petersburg, Hermitage, Winter Palace, Main Staircase
Ivan Garanin
Embankment near The State Hermitage Museum
Sergey Zhurov
Winter Palace
Serge Vorobiev
1 32
Sergey Zhurov
Palace Embankment
Jann Lipka
Palace Square view on Hermitage Museum / Winter palace
Gennadii Afonin
Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University
www.360tourist.net
Lake Is Far
Min Heo
Yosemite Fall from small swamp
tim8809
Huiji Temple Deva-raja
Mark Schuster
Trafalgar Square
Michael Göricke
Kreisel vor der Ludwigskirche
Michael Göricke
St. Barbara Ruine Langensteinbach
Stoney Vintson
North Cannon Beach
Stefano Maccari
Vista sul porto di alassio da santa croce
yunzen liu
Fujian Putian the Mazu Statue in Meizhou Island
www.360tourist.net
Dune Wadi Themshaa2
Uwe Buecher
On the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Paco Lorente
Fuente de los Baños
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Restaurant Pavlin-Mavlin, ground hall
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Interior of Konstantinovkiy Palace, St Petersburg
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Kaliningrad (former Königsberg)
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Restaurant Pavlin-Mavlin, main hall
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Port of Heraklion
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Salamina ferryboat
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Konstantinovsky Palace, Strelna, Petersburg
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Entrance to the restaurant Pavlin-Mavlin
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Insterburg Festival 2008
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Restaurant Pavlin-Mavlin, Caravan hall
Vladimir Georgievskiy
L`equipe-francais
Vladimir Georgievskiy
SSJ-100-MAKS-2009
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.