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Birzhebaya Sq., St. Petersburg 199034, Russia
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It is a pair of columns standing on the Vasilyevsky Island They are built in the style of Roman rostral columns on which the prows of captured enemy ships were mounted. The scenery around the columns is magnificient. We can see Winter Palace from here.
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These two brightly coloured columns were originally lighthouses are worth seeing as they are adorned with interesting decorations. There are great views from here across the river to the Hermitage.
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We arrived here in the afternoon and in time to find group of people playing music and dancing. They were in normal day cloths so it was not some sort of traditional display we later found out that they were celebrating a relatives wedding day. The happy couple had gone off to
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We first saw these from a distance, from outside the Admiralty building, whilst watching Navy Day, and had the bonus of seeing the gas flame lit at the top Later in the week we walked past them, and there is stoke interesting detail to be seen
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These two columns were designed as lighthouses in 1810. They are decorated with ship's prows in celebration of naval victories and the figures around the base represent four Russian rivers - Neva, Volga, Dnieper and Volkhov. There is a very good view from here of the Hermitage
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