Red Square -     The buildings surrounding the Square are all significant in some respect. Lenin's Mausoleum, for example, contains the embalmed body of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the founder of the Soviet Union. Nearby to the South is the elaborate brightly domed Saint Basil's Cathedral and the palaces and cathedrals of the Kremlin. On the Eastern side of the square is the GUM department store, and next to it the restored Kazan Cathedral. The Northern side is occupied by the State Historical…

Red Square - The buildings surrounding the Square are all significant in some respect. Lenin's Mausoleum, for example, contains the embalmed body of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the founder of the Soviet Union. Nearby to the South is the elaborate brightly domed Saint Basil's Cathedral and the palaces and cathedrals of the Kremlin. On the Eastern side of the square is the GUM department store, and next to it the restored Kazan Cathedral. The Northern side is occupied by the State Historical…

The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia  Address Dvortsovaya nab 34 Website www.hermitagemuseum.org Phone 812 571 3420 Price adult/student/child R350/free/free Hours 10.30am-6pm Tue-Sat & 10.30am-5pm Sun   Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/russia/st-petersburg/sights/museum/state-hermitage-museum#ixzz2cCeSynjb

The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia Address Dvortsovaya nab 34 Website www.hermitagemuseum.org Phone 812 571 3420 Price adult/student/child R350/free/free Hours 10.30am-6pm Tue-Sat & 10.30am-5pm Sun Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/russia/st-petersburg/sights/museum/state-hermitage-museum#ixzz2cCeSynjb

Historical Museum at one end of Red Square, Moscow, Russia. Kremlin is to the left of museum and GUM (goom) department store is to the right.

Historical Museum at one end of Red Square, Moscow, Russia. Kremlin is to the left of museum and GUM (goom) department store is to the right.

National Museum George Enescu Bucharest . George Enescu, known in France as Georges Enesco; 19 August 1881, Liveni – 4 May 1955, Paris) was a Romanian composer, violinist, pianist, conductor and teacher. Today, Bucharest houses a museum in his memory; likewise, the Symphony Orchestra of Bucharest and the George Enescu Festival—founded by his friend, musical advocate, and sometime collaborator, the conductor George Georgescu—are named and held in his honor.

National Museum George Enescu Bucharest . George Enescu, known in France as Georges Enesco; 19 August 1881, Liveni – 4 May 1955, Paris) was a Romanian composer, violinist, pianist, conductor and teacher. Today, Bucharest houses a museum in his memory; likewise, the Symphony Orchestra of Bucharest and the George Enescu Festival—founded by his friend, musical advocate, and sometime collaborator, the conductor George Georgescu—are named and held in his honor.

THE ROMANOVS BURIAL PLACE ~ The Peter and Paul Cathedral was found by Peter I, in 1708 he made it The Romanov dynasty's mausoleum. So starting himself all Romanovs (except Peter II and Ivan VI) were buried. Each grave is marked by a legend written in ancient Russian font. Here is a grave of PETER THE GREAT.

THE ROMANOVS BURIAL PLACE ~ The Peter and Paul Cathedral was found by Peter I, in 1708 he made it The Romanov dynasty's mausoleum. So starting himself all Romanovs (except Peter II and Ivan VI) were buried. Each grave is marked by a legend written in ancient Russian font. Here is a grave of PETER THE GREAT.

St Paul's Cathedral, London, is a Church of England cathedral and seat of the Bishop of London. Its dedication to Paul the Apostle dates back to the original church on this site, founded in AD 604.St Paul's sits at the top of Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the City of London, and is the mother church of the Diocese of London. The present church dating from the late 17th century was built to an English Baroque design of Sir Christopher Wren, as part of a major rebuilding program.

St Paul's Cathedral, London, is a Church of England cathedral and seat of the Bishop of London. Its dedication to Paul the Apostle dates back to the original church on this site, founded in AD 604.St Paul's sits at the top of Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the City of London, and is the mother church of the Diocese of London. The present church dating from the late 17th century was built to an English Baroque design of Sir Christopher Wren, as part of a major rebuilding program.

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