Palace Square: Heart of St Petersburg

Short description Palace Square is one of the most beautiful architectural ensembles in the world. It is formed by monuments of cultural heritage: the Winter Palace, the Headquarters Building of the Guard Corps, the General Staff Building with the Triumphal Arch and the Alksandrovskaya column. The square is a witness of the most important historical […]

Vitebsky Railway Station: 13 Interesting Facts about the Oldest Railway Terminal in Russia

Brief description Vitebsk railway station is the oldest railway terminal in St. Petersburg and the first railway station in Russia. The railroad that connected Tsarskoye Selo and St. Petersburg became the first public railway in the country in 1837. The first wooden building of the station was constructed specifically to service this area. The modern […]