Aurora (Russian: Авро́ра, tr. Avrora; IPA: [ɐˈvrorə]) is a 1900 Russian protected cruiser, currently preserved as a museum ship (although currently closed to the public) in St. Petersburg. One of the first incidents of the October Revolution in Russia took place on the cruiser Aurora
Russian Railway Network
A mural depicting the Russian railway network adorns the interior of Saint Petersburg station.
A very close look at the Samson Fountain in Peterhof, Russia
Samson and the Lion
This sculpture is a part of the Samson Fountain in Peterhof, Russia. It symbolizes the moment when Samson tears open the jaws of a lion, representing the victory over Sweden in the Great Northern War.
The Samson Fountain
This picture is taken in Peterhof (Петерго́ф) also so called "Russian Versailles" that consist of a series of palaces and gardens located in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Trinity bridge (Троицкий мост) is one of the bascule bridges that Saint Petersburg is famous for. When at night they open to allow ships to pass through, the scenery is a bit surreal and reminiscent of the movie "Inception"! :-)
Saint Isaac Cathedral at sunset
Saint Isaac's Cathedral (Исаа́киевский Собо́р) is the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral in Saint Petersburg and the largest orthodox basilica and the 4th largest cathedral in the world.
Red sunset in Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg is famous for its nasty weather and grey skies, if you are lucky enough, you get to see a sunset like this.