Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

Peterhof Palace, close to St. Petersburg, created by Russian Emperor Peter The Great in This was Peter's Summer Palace that he would use on his way coming and going from Europe. These statues look like petrified men covered by gold!

Malachite Room - Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Ever hear of The Malachite Room of the Russian Winter Palace? The Malachite Room of the Winter Palace, was designed by the architect Alexander Briullov in It was used as an official drawing-room of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna, wife of Nicholas I.

Saint-Petersburg, Russia |

So much rich history. So many beautiful palaces, cathedrals, and works of art.

St Petersburg, Russia

St Petersburg, Russia ~ well within the borders of Europe, as the Europe-Asia boundary is the Ural Mountains, approx. 1000 kilometers to this famous city's east.

Arch of the General Staff Building in St. Petersburg, Russia built to commemorate Russia's victory over Napolean. by Massimillanogalardi - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time.

Arch of General Staff Building commemorating the Russian victory over Napoleon Ic France in the Patriotic War of St Petersburg

St Petersburg, Russia: Lomonosov bridge (built in 1787) across the Fontanka River.

St Petersburg, Russia: Lomonosov bridge (built in across the Fontanka River.

St-Petersburg, Russia

Isaac's Cathedral, St Petersburg Such a beautiful building! The largest church in Russia when it was completed in