Just an interesting photo album portraying Leningrad as it was in 1983.
So cosy and neat streets!
I have a very similar photoset printed in 1991. About the half of the fotos are exactly the same!
Leningrad was always the hidden jewel of Russia…It was a pleasant nice city within a Soviet frame…It remains so today…as St. Petersburg….!!!
Uh… how the hell does a capital city qualify as ‘hidden?’
I have the original,in good quality.
who wants to buy the original?
I am from germany, region Berlin
leningrad was in a terrible state in 80s, not even speaking about 90s.
This marvel was just rotting and falling apart, I couldn’t hold tears seing those beautiful buildings dying.
Thank G-d it’s changing for good now.
Looks pretty much the same today except that there are many more vehicles on the road.
Nice to see a shot of the cemetery in Piscaryovka on page 5. It’s not something that is on a typical tourist map but is something that everyone who visits St. Petersburg should see. You don’t have to be Russian to be moved by the human cost of war – and most of those in the mass graves were civilians, starved to death during the Blockade.
I have the original.
Who wants to buy this.
I live in germany, region Berlin
As soon as I saw the very first photos here, I knew what they were–they were from a tourist postcard set that I bought in Leningrad in 1979.
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