Wednesday, July 12, 2017

St. Petersburg

Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad 
Victory Square
World War II

This museum was built at one of the last places where the Germans advanced



Moving Sculpture Depicting the Suffering of the Russians during the War


Sculptures Depicting the Russian People 


Displays of Items Collected after the War






Street in St. Petersburg Built to Perspective


Mikhail Glinka, Russian Composer,  Fountainhead of Russian Classical Music


Mikhailovsky Palace


Where Dostoevsky wrote "Crime and Punishment" which is set in St. Petersburg


St. Petersburg on the River Neva


The buildings along the river are all lit up at night which makes them look spectacular!


White Nights of St. Petersburg--this was taken at 2:30 AM!


We saw so many beautiful places in St. Petersburg. This is just the beginning of the pictures we took.  It is an amazing city and these pictures do not do it justice. Just the first ones ready to post.  More to come......



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