Tramway over the ice of the Neva river

Tramway

Tramway over the ice of the Neva river The first tram system ran through the streets of Saint-Petersburg in 1865. A ticket for a ride with this horsecar cost 5 kopeks. When you decided to travel on the roof it only cost 3 kopeks. From 1895 till 1910, a very unusual way of crossing the… Continue reading

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A Walk in a Park: The Kolomenskoye Museum

Kolomenskoye Museum

A Walk in a Park: The Kolomenskoye Museum​ Kolomenskoye museum is surrounded by a park and an ancient village with several Orthodox churches. It is located 10 km in the south of the center of Moscow. He became one of the suburbs of the Russian capital in 1960 and now belongs to the southern part of… Continue reading

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Cathedral of Christ the Saviour – Xрам Христа Спасителя

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour – Xрам Христа Спасителя As this is my first real post on the blog, I decided to talk about the first cultural site that really thrilled me: the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Actually, the very first thing which had arouse in me enthusiasm was the Red Square but everybody… Continue reading

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