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Saint-Petersburg Live Cam, Russia – Palace Square

by on Jul.13, 2016, under Cams, Russia

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Live video stream of Palace Square, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Palace Square is the main square of Saint-Petersburg, the architectural ensemble emerged in the second half XVIII – first half of XIX century. Area constitute historic and cultural monuments of federal significance: the Winter Palace, headquarters building Guards Corps, General Staff Building from the Arc de Triomphe, the Alexander Column. Its dimensions are about 5 ha (according to other sources – 8 hectares; for comparison – the Red Square in Moscow is 2.3 hectares in size). As part of the historic buildings the center of St. Petersburg area is included in the World Heritage list.

Palace Square in St. Petersburg – a place loved by guests and residents of the city, the heart of the northern capital. This is one of the most beautiful architectural ensembles in the world. It was created by the best Russian architects worked. His name, she received the title of the Winter Palace, designed by architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli in the mid-18th century.

The most beautiful building of the Palace Square – Winter Palace. This grandiose building occupies 9 acres of land, has about a thousand rooms. At that time it was the tallest building in St. Petersburg. And above it in the central part of the city were not allowed to build houses.

Pale green and white colors of the Winter Palace facade give lightness and grace characteristic of the Baroque style. Genius architect Rossi managed to combine into a single composition Winter Palace and strict building of the General Staff.

Palace Square is one of the most attractive places in St. Petersburg. However, it is believed that mass celebrations and concerts harm priceless architectural monuments. (Remember the fire at a meeting of the New year 2000, when by firecrackers lit scaffolding above the arch). Therefore, we discuss the issue of banning festivals and concerts on it. At the same time, the Palace Square will always be open for tourists and residents.

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Moscow Live Cam – Red Square, Tverskaya street

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Live video stream of Moscow, Tverskaya street, view of Red Square

Red Square is the main square in Moscow (Russia), located in the center of the radial-circular layout of the city between the Moscow Kremlin (to the west) and China-town (east). Also unofficially the main area of ​​the country. From the square to the shore of the Moscow River leads downhill Vasilevsky descent.

The area is located along the north-eastern wall of the Kremlin, the Kremlin between travel, passing through the Resurrection Gate, Nikolskaya Street, Ilinka, Barbarian and Vasilevsky descent to the Kremlin embankment. The spillover from the street area of ​​further branch out and flow into the city’s main thoroughfare leading to different ends of Russia.

In the area located the place of execution, a monument to Minin and Pozharsky, the Lenin Mausoleum, next to which the Kremlin Wall Necropolis, where the buried figures (mainly political and military) of the Soviet state. To the west of the square is the Moscow Kremlin, to the east – Upper (GUM) and the Middle Trading Rows, to the north – the Historical Museum and the Kazan Cathedral to the south – St. Basil’s Cathedral (Pokrovsky Cathedral). The unique architectural ensemble of the area is protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

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Sevastopol Live Cam – Chersonesus

by on Jul.12, 2016, under Cams, Russia

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Russia, Sevastopol, Chersonesus Live Cam.
Chersonesus nowadays located in Sevastopol city. it was the name of the city founded by Greek colonists more than two and a half thousand years ago in the south-western tip of the Crimea. Now its ruins – one of the attractions of Sevastopol.

The word “Chersonesus” is usually translated from Greek as “peninsula”. The town is really located on a small peninsula between two bays. Tees – warlike tribe inhabiting the neighboring mountain areas – caused the epithet, “Taurian”, ie, “located in Tauris.” This city-state was destined to have a long life – almost two thousand years – and its history is part of the history of Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome and Byzantium.

Location: Davnya St, 1, Sevastopol.
How to get there: bus number 4, 107, 109, 110, or bus number 22, number 77 to the stop “Dmitry Ulyanov Street”, then on foot.

Hours: The museum is open from 1 May to 1 October – from 9.00 to 19.00 hours seven days a week, from 1 October to 1 May – from 9.00 am to 17.00 pm seven days a week. Log on the site – every day from 08.00 to 21.00.

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