Palace Square in St Petersburg
This is the central city square of St Petersburg and connects Nevsky Prospekt with Palace Bridge leading to Vasilievsky Island
It was the setting of Bloody Sunday ( 1905 ) and the October Revolution of 1917.
Alexander Column in Palace Square in St Petersburg
The Winter Palace in Palace Square in St Petersburg
The Winter Palace from 1732 to 1917 was the official residence of the Russian monarchs.
It is situated between the Palace Embankment and the Palace Square
The present ( fourth ) Winter Palace was built between the late 1730s and 1837
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