AdmiraltyOctober 6, 2019 in Russia ⋅ ⛅ 5 °C
Then it was back into St Petersburg, passing one of two similar triumphal arches commemorating the victory over the French in 1812. I got dropped off at the Admiralty building. This is the centre of the city, with many Avenues, or Prospect as they call it here, radiating away from here.
A short distance down one of the prospects was St. Isaacs Cathedral. Saint Isaac's Cathedral or Isaakievskiy Sobor is a cathedral that currently functions as a museum. It is dedicated to Saint Isaac of Dalmatia, a patron saint of Peter the Great, who had been born on the feast day of that Saint. It is the largest domed building in Russia and fourth in the world.Read more