Embankment of the River Moyka
First Russian emperor, Peter the Great, had planned made his new capital, St. Petersburg, like northern Venice. With canals instead streets. In full, these planes were not realized. However, in memory of them, we have a few embankment: of river Moyka, Griboedov channel and Fontanka River.
Now we are talking about first of them.
This embankment is masterpiece. Moreover, cross center of the city. So, near here many landmarks. Such as:
- Yusupov Palace — place where Rasputin was killed.
- Field of Mars — area where buried famous combatants.
- Saint Michael’s Castle — residential of Russian emperor Pavel I. In addition, place where he was killed.
- Not far away: Winter Palace, church Savior-on-Blood, Kazan cathedral, St. Isaac’s cathedral.
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