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This is a very impressive Obelisk but unfortunately it is right in the middle of busy traffic standing in the middle of a huge square with cars circulating all around it.
It is right outside one of the main railway stations along Nevsky Prospekt. You...More
Yes this is a tall and impressive obelisk which is step in history. The only problem is it's a nightmare to get to with all the traffic.
I would not go out of my way to see it. However, it's on most sight seeing your...More
The title "Hero City" was granted to the twelve cities of the Soviet Union that bore the brunt of the Nazi invasion during the Great Patriotic War (World War II). St. Petersburg, then Leningrad, suffered as much as, if not more than, any other, withholding...More