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La Chiesa del Salvatore sul Sangue Versato
18.10.2018 16:57
san pietroburgo, saint petersbourg, sangue versato, chiesa, cattedrale, turismo, russia, monumenti
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La Chiesa del Salvatore sul Sangue Versato
La data di oggi è una delle più importanti nella storia di questo monumento, infatti il 18 ottobre 1833 cominciarono i lavori per la sua realizzazione, che fu poi completata solo nel 1907.
 
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Curiosità: Ermitage, i gatti custodi
12.10.2018 16:02
gatti, cats, cat, hermitage, ermitage, museo, russia, animali, san pietroburgo
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Curiosità: Ermitage, i gatti custodi
Adesso i custodi a quattro zampe godono di un servizio di alta qualità, degno di una 'famiglia reale': hanno una cucina apposita che prepara loro il cibo e anche un piccolo ospedale.
 
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Колонна Славы / The Column of Glory
12.06.2018 14:10
Saint Petersburg, Cathedrals, Troitsky Cathedral, Column of Glory, Cannons, Russo-Turkish War, Soviet Union, Architecture
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Колонна Славы / The Column of Glory

Not too far from the institute are the blue, star-spotted domes of Troisky Cathedral. For many students who walk past the church their first question is the same, "What's with the giant column of cannons out front?" 

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To Go or Not to Go: The Peter and Paul Fortress
24.05.2018 15:51
Saint Petersburg, places to go, the Peter and Paul Fortress, history, Peter and Paul Cathedral, Trubetskoy Prison, Noon gun, Museums, Rabbits
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To Go or Not to Go: The Peter and Paul Fortress

The Peter and Paul Fortress is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist destinations in St Petersburg and frequently features in the Derzhavin Institute's cutural programme. In this blog post we’ll be taking a look at the history of the fortress, explaining what you can expect to see on a tour though the Derzhavin institute, as well as going into the details of a few of the less-well-known aspects of the museums for those who’ve already been there before.

 
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St Petersburg From Above/Санкт Петербург Сверху
15.05.2018 21:08
St Petersburg, Where to go, bars, cafes, cathedrals, modern art, skyline, amazing views,
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St Petersburg From Above/Санкт Петербург Сверху

Saint Petersburg, the Venice of the North, arguably the most beautiful city in Russia. To walk around its streets is a treat for anyone who is even slightly interested in architecture, art, or history. Regardless of the city’s beauty at ground level however, there is an even better way to experience its aesthetic qualities, from above.

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Cathedrals of Saint Petersburg
15.11.2017 16:50
stpetersburg, architecture, cathedrals, attractions, history
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Cathedrals of Saint Petersburg
Among the most important attractions (or, everyone's favorite Russian word, достопримечательности) in Saint Petersburg are its cathedrals and churches, each with a different style and story. Read more about five of the most important cathedrals in the city.
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Mercato Kuznechny
12.07.2017 18:08
#SanPietroburgo #mercato
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Mercato Kuznechny

Capitale culturale del Paese, con quasi 5 milioni di abitanti, San Pietroburgo offre una vastissima ed unica gamma di Musei.

Appassionati o meno dell'arte, queste magnifiche esposizioni offrono davvero di tutto e non assistere alla loro magnificenza sarebbe un gran peccato.

Ecco per voi una lista di musei assolutamente da visitare a San Pietroburgo!

 

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Загадка котов
30.08.2016 15:18
Russian Language, difficulties, genetive case, grammar rules, cats
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Загадка котов

Everyone knows that, whilst Russian grammar can be very complicated, it normally follows strict, logical rules with only a few exceptions. This is not really one of those cases...

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Места где можно загадовать желания
18.08.2016 15:39
Saint Petersburg, statues, Admiralty, Hermitage, cats, rabbits, birds, Chizhik Pizhik, the Photographer, Ostap Bender, wishes.
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Места где можно загадовать желания

Here's the definitive list of places to visit in St Petersburg if you`re looking for a bit of extra, supernatural assistance with Russian, finances or life in general.

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Как провести выходные в Питере, часть 3
18.07.2016 17:24
Saint Petersburg, Peter and Paul Fortress, Noon gun, Peter and Paul Cathedral
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Как провести выходные в Питере, часть 3

According to the weather forecast, Sunday was meant to be another day of the kind of wetness and gloom I had hoped to escape when I left England...

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Как провести выходные в Питере, часть 2
15.07.2016 16:21
Saint Petersburg, Pushkin, Tsarskoe Selo, Catherine Palace, Rastrelli
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Как провести выходные в Питере, часть 2

After spending the previous night seeing one the more unusual attractionside which St Petersburg has to offer I spent the next day on a rather more traditional trip...

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