GREAT buildings and structures Russia

Great buildings and structures Russia

Most architectural structures are located in the Northern capital – St. Petersburg and the official capital – Moscow.

Construction Of Moscow

Just remember Red square – the place without which no holiday. Here is the Kremlin, which is the seat of the government of the country. This is the largest and well-preserved castle on the territory of Russia.

Nearby is the building of Gum. Huge house, incredible beauty and finish, which is now located the most expensive boutiques and other shops. Everyone here can find something for themselves.

In Moscow you can see Manezhnaya square. Its dimensions, fountains and statues will appeal to everyone.

We should not forget about the temples, but the most important of them is St. Basil’s Cathedral. It was built by decree of Tsar Ivan the terrible after his victory over the Kazan Tatars.

Facilities Of St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg was founded by Peter the First, i.e. at the beginning of the 18th century. It would seem that there could be a major for 300 years. But the city was built immediately great, because here was the capital moved from Moscow. He had to be better than old capital.

Nevsky prospect, Palace square – about these places heard the majority of people. Despite the fact that the city is built on water and strongly raised above the level, all these architectural masterpieces were built.

Peterhof is the residence of the king with a huge Palace and beautiful fountains and parks, planted with variety of trees. Today in this place to visit by every visitor of the city.

The building of the Kazansky Cathedral is a magnificent Church of enormous size, with its rich history. For example, the gate came out from his army in the war of 1812.

Museum-gallery of the Hermitage, which beginning to fill up the collections of Catherine II grew for 200 years up to one of the largest in the world. Art lovers simply must visit here. Inspect all even for the whole day very hard.

Of course, we can’t forget about the monument to Peter the great – “the bronze knight”. Equestrian statue on a granite boulder in the middle of the city, dedicated to its founder. What could be grander?

There is the Peter and Paul fortress, which is also very beautiful. Inside contained political criminals. Today, there are also Museum and gallery.

Russia is very big country, stretching almost the entire length of Eurasia. Here is something to see!

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