In St. Petersburg, a huge number of attractions, monuments and the most diverse, interesting and unusual places. We invite you to familiarize yourself with them on our website of the most interesting facts in the world.
Yards-wells: to create a building “solid facade” ordered more Peter. Land in the northern capital has always become more expensive and the construction of U-shaped buildings was made wasteful. The lack of territory in the focus of the megalopolis leads to the construction of buildings immediately adjacent to each other. In this way (whole quarters with a continuous facade emerge. Continue reading
Russia is a huge and great country that is rich in great and wonderful cities. I would like to talk about each separately. Let’s start with the largest city of Siberia – Krasnoyarsk. We will hold a small excursion. The godfather of Krasnoyarsk, the initiator of its construction was the first Yenisei voivode Yakov Ignatievich Khripunov, appointed to Yeniseisk in 1623. It was he who sent his relative Andrei Anufrievich Dubensky with the Cossacks up the Yenisei – to look after the place for the construction of the prison, which from the south would cover Yeniseisk from the raids of “non-peaceful” local residents and ensured the collection of tribute from the Kachinsky Tatars. Andrey Dubensky left a horse on the bank of the Yenisei, threw a sword on the ground and said that a city would be founded on this place. That is why the Strelka has a white horse monument dedicated to the Russian explorers of Siberia. Continue reading
On our website we regularly post interesting articles about Russian cities, so we have already posted interesting facts about: Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Sochi, St. Petersburg and others, but with horror I discovered that on a trip to the capital of our Motherland – to Moscow – together with you set off. I decided to correct this shortcoming and publish the article not just interesting facts about Moscow, but an article about the most unusual sights of Moscow. I would like to note at the beginning of the article, of course, it is great to travel around Moscow on my own, but this is quite laborious for an inexperienced traveler – only one metro can easily get lost or looking at the map of Moscow completely lost. Continue reading