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Palace Square

Palace Square

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Palace Square, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 198324
+7-812-925-8021
http://www.saint-petersburg.com/squares/palace-square/
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Dvortsovaia Ploshchad', which translates to Palace Square, connecting Nevsky Prospekt with Palace Bridge leading to Vasilievsky Island, is the central city square of St Petersburg and of the former ... Read more
Russian Empire. It was the setting of many events of worldwide significance, including the Bloody Sunday and the October Revolution of 1917. The earliest and most celebrated building on the square is the baroque white and azure Winter Palace of Russian tzars, which gave the square its name. Although the adjacent buildings are designed in the Neoclassical style, they perfectly match the palace in their scale, rhythm, and size.

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Amsterdam

The square (Dvortsovaya Pl) is the largest square in the city and the stories go that all conflicts started here. In the center of the square you can see Alexander’s column, which is the largest red granite building in the world. Around the square there is Dvortsovaya Palace, also known as the Winter Palace.

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Foster City

It is the central city square of St Petersburg and of the former Russian Empire. The most important building on the square is the baroque white-and-azure Winter Palace, former residence of the Russian tsars (czars).

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Washington, D.C.

Architecture buffs, design lovers and history nerds take note, Palace Square is a remarkable confluence of these things. It's the expansive front door of The Hermitage, is surrounded by monumental buildings and is the site of some of the most pivotal events in Russian history, including the October Revolution.

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The palace Square connects the Nevsky Prospekt with Palace Bridge leading to Vasilievsky Island, is the central city square of St Petersburg and of the former Russian Empire. Many events of historical significance happened in this square including the Bloody Sunday in the early 1900s and the October Revolution of 1917. This is a great place to experience some of at Russia's history, culture and some peacefulness from the city center.

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Melbourne

Palace Square is one of St. Petersburg's top ten tourist destinations. It is bounded by the profusion of Rococco architectural columns of the Hermitage and the classical building of the General Headquarters.

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Local from St. Petersburg

The most populartourist place in Saint-petersburg. Its charming to see it during the white nights time ( june-july)

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Plainville
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You have to see it. I can't say that enough about historical places in St. Petersburg. This is a dreamland for people who are into architecture. Go there, see the buildings. Take a lot of pictures. It's all worth it.

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London

Great place

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Moscow

Александровская колонна возвышается над Площадью. Место красиво, особенно ночью. Не попадитесь тем, кто предлагает сфотографироваться

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Local from St. Petersburg

Атмосферное место. Обязательно к посещению всем гостям города) рядом все достопримечательности

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