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Posts by: Alexander.Stirling - Page 2

26 Nov
2014
What Is the True Meaning of the Freedom Monument in Riga? The Freedom Monument in Riga is a symbol of independence and liberty. This impressive monument was built to honour the soldiers who had died during the Latvian War of Independence between 1918-1920, fought between the Latvian Socialist Soviet Republic and the provision government of the ...
24 Nov
2014
There is a Russian Museum in St. Petersburg. The Russian Museum, my personal favourite cultural sight in St. Petersburg, houses the biggest collection of Russian art in the world and you would not be surprised given the size of the exhibitions on display! The collection of the Russian Museum is so big that it actually ...
21 Nov
2014
Located on the the Fontanka Embankment, the Faberge Museum is one of my favourite museums in St Petersburg. If, like I, you are an avid fan of historical and beautiful works of decorative arts and jewellery, do not hesitate to visit this museum! The museum was established by the ‘Link of Times’ foundation, headed by ...
19 Nov
2014
The Kunstkamera (Кунсткамера) is, in my opinion, one of the highlights of St Petersburg and one of the best museums that I have been to in the city! Located on the banks of the Neva on Vasilievsky Island, directly opposite the Winter Palace, it was the first museum in the whole of Russia! It was ...
17 Nov
2014
Gadgets and Gizmos Galore – Open Market in Riga The Central Market of Riga is the largest bizarre in Europe, and is one of Latvia’s most iconic and famous 20th century structures! It was built between 1924-30, and at the time of its completion was heralded as one of the most progressive and modern markets in ...
14 Nov
2014
Quizlet – A Useful Resource for Russian Language Learning! Having recently become a member of Quizlet, I can really recommend it as a language resources app! It is one of the most popular sites for learning languages, and covers almost any subject that you can think of! Quizlet is an online community which offers a ...
12 Nov
2014
The Bronze Horseman – Eternal Defender of St Petersburg! The Bronze Horseman is one of the most iconic sights of St Petersburg. Stood on Senate Square, by the banks of the Neva, in between the Admiralty and St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the statue is an exemplary tribute to Peter the Great and looks over his city ...
11 Nov
2014
On the 11th November 1821, a man was born whose works have been translated into 170 languages, significantly enhanced the popularity of Russian literature worldwide, was a big player in the debate between Westerners and Slavophiles throughout 19th-century Russia and influenced writers such as Anton Chekhov and Ernest Hemingway. Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky was born on ...
10 Nov
2014
When visiting St Petersburg, there is a terrific amount of sights to see, and it is unlikely that you will be able to go to every single tourist site in the city if you are not staying for long. I have found that I can sometimes be weighed down by the amount of museums there ...
09 Nov
2014
Beginning of Revolutionary Thought: 8 Philosophical Letters by Pyotr Chaadaev Пётр Яковлевич Чаадаев  (Pyotr Yakovlevich Chaadaev), was a famous Russian philosopher during the 19th century and is famous for writing eight ‘Philosophical Letters’, all of which were highly critical of Russia’s significance in world history and politics during the 19th century! On the 9th November ...