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Photographs of buildings in St.Petersburg:-
 Admiralty Building, 
Alexandrinsky TheatreSmolny Institute, Astoria Hotel, Atlantic City, Old Stock Exchange,
Singer House, Kazan Cathedral, Russian Museum, Museum of Water, Kunstkammer,
 Vitebsky Railway Terminal, 
State University, Pulkovo Observatory

Admiralty Building in St Petersburg in Russia

Admiralty Building in St Petersburg

The building is the former headquarters of the Imperial Russian Navy
 the current headquarters of the 
Russian Navy

The Empire-Style edifice on Admiralty Quay was constructed 1806 - 1823.
 The building with its gilded spire
is one of the landmarks of the city. 


Alexandrinsky Theatre in St Petersburg in Russia

Alexandrinsky Theatre






Smolny Institute in St Petersburg in Russia

Smolny Institute in St Petersburg

The Smolny was the first educational establishment for women in Russia.





Astoria Hotel in St Petersburg

Astoria Hotel in St Petersburg



Rostral Column and Old Stock Exchange in St Petersburg

Rostral Column and Old Stock Exchange in St Petersburg

The Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns are examples of Greek Revival architecture.
The stock exchange was constructed between 1805 and 1810.
 The 
rostral columns on either sides of the Stock Exchange were completed in 1811





Atlantic City - high rise building in St Petersburg

Atlantic City - high rise building in St Petersburg





Singer House in St Petersburg

Singer House in St Petersburg

Singer House ( also known as the House of Books )
 is a historical 
landmark
 and an object of Russian cultural heritage.




Kazan Cathedral in St Petersburg in St Petersburg

Kazan Cathedral in St Petersburg

Kazan Cathedral ( Kazanskiy Kafedralniy Sobor, Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan ) of the Russian Orthodox Church .



The Russian Museum in St Petersburg

The Russian Museum in St Petersburg

The State Russian Museum ( formerly Russian Museum of His Imperial Majesty Alexander III ) 

is the largest depository of Russian fine art in Saint Petersburg.

The museum was established in 1895



Water Museum in St Petersburg

Museum of Water


Kunstkammer in St Petersburg

Kunstkammer

The Kunstkamera was the first museum in Russia.
Established by 
Peter the Great and completed in 1727,
 the Kunstkammer Building hosts the 
Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography


Vitebsky Railway Terminal in St Petersburg

Vitebsky Railway Terminal

Vitebsky ( Tsarskoe Selo Station ) was the first railway station to be built in Saint Petersburg and the whole of the Russian Empire.



Pulkovo Observatory in St Petersburg

Pulkovo Observatory

The Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory ( Central Astronomical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences at Pulkovo )
is the principal 
astronomical observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences
, located 19 km to the south of Saint Petersburg.
 It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site 
Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments





St Petersburg University

St. Petersburg State University

Saint Petersburg State University is a Russian federal state-owned higher education institution
It is the oldest and one of the largest universities in Russia.

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