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101 Most Beautiful Places To Visit Before You Die! (Part VI)

Magnificent... Old World Russian architecture


The State Hermitage The Winter Palace is one of the most splendid buildings in St. Petersburg. Almost all the Romanovs starting from Catherine the Great resided there. The palace had hundreds of rooms; many of them were State Halls the interiors of which are preserved till the present days and open to visitors.


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Church of the Savior on Blood ~ St Petersburg, Russia I LOVED St Petersburg! Parts of it were breathtakingly beautiful

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Red Square in Moscow, Russian Federation. National Landmark. Built directly east of the Kremlin, Moscow’s historic fortress and the center of the Russian government, Red Square is home to some of the country’s most distinctive and important landmarks. Its origins date to the late 15th century, when the Muscovite prince Ivan III (Ivan the Great) expanded the Kremlin to reflect Moscow’s growing power and influence.


Igumnov's House. Detail of the decoration. It was built in 1883 – 1893 by Nikolay Igumnov, a rich Russian merchant. Architect: Nikolay Pozdeev. Nowadays, the residence of the French Ambassador to Russia is situated here. Moscow, #Russia