7 St. Petersburg: Awesome Gallery of Shots

St. Petersburg: Awesome Gallery of Shots

Posted on January 12, 2015 by tim

I thought you might be pleased to see those awesome, wide screen (on click), wallpaper quality fresh shots of second largest Russian city St. Petersburg by a prominent  photographer Vaganov. Please see inside:

Again, you can click and enjoy the wide screen view of the photos.

Here on photo you see both of St. Petersburg grand cathedrals: Kazans and Isaacs.

A clock on top of Petropavlovsky cathedral.

A Vladimir’s Cathedral.

October’s 2014 sunset above the Fontanka river.

Morning dawn above the Obvodny Canal (chanel).

Summer dawn above the Kirishi power plant.

St. Petersburg money minting center.

A Zayachi Island.

The Hotel Astoria in St. Petersburg downtown.

The Big Obukhov bridge.

The Smolny Cathedral.

Big thanks goes to the photographer for the chance to see the beauty of the city thru his lens. Thanks, Avisman!


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7 responses to “St. Petersburg: Awesome Gallery of Shots”

  1. Lucy Parker says:

    These are awesome! Thank you Vaganov! Can anyone tell me what is the round building in photo #1?

  2. Pom2Ter says:

    That is the kind of news I love to see on englishrussia! Keep up the good work!

  3. JCM says:

    It’s a gasometer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_holder (picture on the wikipedia page). There are a few others in the area and on satellite view / street view you can see lots of big pipes around them: https://goo.gl/maps/ClGtH

  4. Lucy Parker says:

    Thank you JCM!

  5. Steamed McQueen says:

    Always outstanding photos- Reminds me of how wonderful Petersburg is- and how much I miss it.

  6. Lucy Parker says:

    JCM, thank you for the information.

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