2 Great St. Petersburg Before the October Revolution

Great St. Petersburg Before the October Revolution

Posted on September 21, 2015 by tim

Some say the grandeur of the great Russian city of St. Petersburg can easily be compared with such pearls of ancient and medieval civilization as Rome, Vienna, Paris or Venice. It’s not very obvious nowadays, when there are plenty of modern and Soviet buildings and a lot of it is spoiled by ads, bad planning and other things, but when you discover for yourself some rare and previously little seen beautiful shots of the city just before the October Revolution kicked in, you really can understand what they mean when they say it is ancient and beautiful. Don’t forget, those pictures, as with many others, can be clicked and turned into beautiful widescreen views of the city. Take a look:

Again, it is recommended to view the pictures in fullscreen by clicking on them!



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2 responses to “Great St. Petersburg Before the October Revolution”

  1. Mister Twister says:

    The life there was great… for the obscenely wealthy!

  2. louisn says:

    wow such a nice place! I would like to visit… again!

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