Peter and Paul Fortress
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Петропа́вловская кре́пость — крепость в Санкт-Петербурге, расположенная на Заячьем острове, историческое ядро города. Была заложена 16 (27) мая 1703 года по совместному плану Петра I и французского инженера Жозефа Ламбера де Герена: 6 бастионов, соединённых куртинами, 2 равелина, кронверк.
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Peter and Paul Fortress marks the very spot St. Petersburg was founded. It was here, Tsar Peter erected a small wooden hut in 1703 AD and oversaw the construction of the mighty fortress. The bell tower of the Peter and Paul Cathedral. Peter and Paul Fortress also played the most crucial role during…
Huge and intersesting building with some museums. Very beautiful views and spots for photo.
The city was started from here. A fortress founded in 1703. Each day in the midday you will hear a shot from historical gun , if you leave in nearest 5km. Cool views from an embankment side. Exquisite church, an oldest in the city. An excursion by bastions costs its price.