Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Some of the photos from long gone days of USSR – it’s Leningrad (now Petersburg) city. Starting with a Sphynx near the Neva river.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Monument to Russian author Krylov in Summer Garden.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

“Engineer’s castle”

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Monument to Przhevalski – traveller and scientist.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

The view across the Neva river to the Arrow of the Vasiliy Island.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Monument to Matrosov, guy who covered his chest enemy firepower and thus saved his comrades.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

State Hermitage, ex-Tsar’s Winter Palace.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

St.Isaac’s cathedral.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

The ethnographic museum.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Monument to the Kirov.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

The Moika river next to Nevsky Ave – city central street.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Griboedov channel.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Decabrists square – Dekabrists were revolting men in 1800s who tried to go against the state at that moment but most of them were killed or prisoned. After Tsar was gone they became heroes.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Petropavlavskaia fortress.

Leningrad (St.Petersburg) in 1952 [photos]

Petrodvorets palace has numerous fountains.

 

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