- Performer The Voices Of St. Petersburg
- Title Old Russian Town
- Date of release 2003
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- Genre Pop / World & Folk & Country
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- Size FLAC 1385 mb
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The Voices of St. Petersburg. The Voices of St. Benz Street, Benz-Street.
Saint Petersburg is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of . million (2015). An important Russian port on the Baltic Sea, it has a status of a federal subject (a federal city). Situated on the Neva River, at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea, it was founded by Tsar Peter the Great on 27 May 1703
Petersburg was founded in 1703 by Peter the Great. However, from 1914 to 1924 it was renamed Petrograd, and from 1924 to 1991 - Leningrad. Remember: You can spend three days in St. Petersburg without a visa. Read how to get there and what to see in just a few days. Why was St. Petersburg renamed? The first name given by Peter I has obvious roots: St. Peter + burg (city). The city was renamed Petrograd in 1914 when WWI started to make it sound less German. Everyone knows Peterhof - a town 47 km from St. Petersburg, which in the 18th and 19th centuries was the summer residence of the Russian tsars. For this reason, it’s sometimes referred to as the Russian Versailles.
St Petersburg's Old Name. Peter the Great began the construction of the city as his Window looking out on Europe in 1703. The city became Petrograd in 1914, at the beginning of World War I, because it sounded less German (German troops were advancing on Russia at that time), was then named Leningrad after the death of Lenin in 1924, and again became St. Petersburg in 1991 when the Soviet Union ceased to exist
History of Saint Petersburg in the reign of Emperor Peter I. Find out more about St Petersburg under Peter the Great and other St Petersburg history. It is difficult to overestimate the influence of Peter the Great on the founding and formation of St. To begin with, Peter himself chose the site of the new city, laying the foundation stone for the Peter Paul Fortress and the city at its walls in May 1703. According to one legend, Peter and his associates were boating around the Neva Delta, inspecting various islands. Peter gave his wife an old Swedish manor with hunting grounds, which was later transformed into the luxurious Tsarskoye Selo. On the island of Kotlin, Peter established the naval base of Kronstadt, and the neighboring town of Sestroretsk sprung up around a munitions factory, also founded by Peter the Great.
The State Russian Museum is the world’s largest collection of Russian art, housed in a unique architectural complex in the historical centre of St Petersburg.
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St Petersburg Russia has experienced the reign of eleven emperors, dozens of floods, the Bolshevik revolution, the three-year Leningrad Siege and an economic reform in 1990s that would surprise even the most sophisticated of travellers. The History of St Petersburg, Russia. Nevertheless, today this young cosmopolitan city is looking toward a better future. From our local point of view, the history of St Petersburg is the main strength of this Russian city. In fact, Saint Petersburg is probably the only city in the world to have acquired so much historical importance in such a short period of time. For many Russians, all the memorials, Russian museums, statues and historical buildings you see in the city now have been erected and maintained to help them remember the past and keep it alive for the youngest, while for visitors like you it is something really worthwhile to see.
|1||Old Russian Town
Music By, Written-By – Uwe Müller
|2||Nights In St. Petersburg
Music By, Written-By – Alexander Röder