Russia in Photography

We present photographs by Victor Potoskuev capturing St. Petersburg and its suburbs.

St. Petersburg was founded by Peter the Great in 1703 and was the capital of the Russian Empire from 1712 to 1918. The city and its suburbs  - Pavlovsk, Tsarskoye Selo, Peterhof - are known for their 18th and 19th century architectural ensembles.

Floating fountains and the Peter and Paul fortress
Embankment on the Vasilyevsky Island
Monument to Nicolas I
St. Isaak's cathedral
Church of the Savior on the Blood
Palace square as seen from the Hermitage
Admiralty and the Peter and Paul fortress
Rafael's loggia in the Hermitage
Roofs of St. Petersburg
Tourist boat on the Neva
The Moika river
Palace in Pavlovsk
Palace in Pavlovsk
Bridge and palace in Pavlovsk
Greek hall in the Pavlovsk palace
Room in the Pavlovsk palace
Church of Catherine's palace in Tsarskoye Selo
Catherine's palace in Tsarskoye Selo
Brass band in Tsarskoye Selo
Peterhof palace
Fountains in Peterhof
Swan in Peterhof
Pavilion of the Peterhof palace

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