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City tour with Peter and Paulís Fortress

The standard guided city tour by car/bus over the city center of St. Petersburg. During this excursion youíll get a good over view about the history, architecture and main places of interest of the city. There will be two short stops for photographing and

 

Petersburg Tours: Peter and Paul Fortress

In 1703 the foundations of the Peter and Paul Fortress were laid on the island of Zayachy near the mouth of the river Neva to protect the region from invasion from Sweden and others. The massive fortress and needle like tower are a spectacular addition to the Neva panorama. The fortress was never to see a military role as from 1718 to 1924 it function as a prison for political prisoners. The fortress was named St. Petersburg from which the town soon acquired the name while the fortress itself came to be known as Peter and Paul after the cathedral built there.

 

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