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St. Petersburg Live Cam, Russia – Carpenter Lane

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Carpenter Lane – Lane in the Admiralty district of St. Petersburg. It passes from the Kazan streets to the waterfront Canal Griboyedov.

The street appeared in the first half of the XVIII century, as one of the streets Perevedenskoy settlement. August 20, 1739 was named Most’ll go on the street Sezzhenskomu yard 2nd part of the Admiralty. In parallel, I will go there the names of old street, I will go street.

Since 1773 there is the name of Carpenter Street. It is due to the fact that this and the surrounding streets have lived carpenters Admiralty Office. Since the beginning of the XIX century there is a modern name of Carpenter Lane. From 10 July 1950 to 13 January 1998 Lane was called Przewalski street, in honor of NM Przewalski, a Russian traveler and geographer who lived in the house number 6 in carpentry lane in the 1881-1887 biennium.

Carpenter Lane – scene of the fantastic story of Mikhail Lermontov “Stoss”.

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St. Petersburg Live Cam, Russia – Defence Street

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Defence Street – a street in the Kirovsky district of St. Petersburg. Passes from Trefolev Strikes Avenue to the street.

The original name of the road into the village Volynkina passage bore in the 1913-1939 years. In parallel, since 1915, appears the name of Povaruhina street names comes from the homeowner YS Povaruhina.

The modern name of the street Defense awarded July 10, 1950 in memory of the heroic defense of Leningrad during the Great Patriotic War

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St. Petersburg Live Cam, Russia – Nina Street

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Nina Street – a street in Krasnoselsky district of St. Petersburg on the territory of the village Gorelovo. Connects Industrial street and Detention №6. The length – 3500 m.

St. Petersburg is the cultural center of world importance, often called “Capital of Culture”. In 8464 the city are the object of cultural heritage (monuments of history and culture), including 4213 objects of cultural heritage of federal importance, accounting for nearly 10% of all the monuments protected by the state on the territory of the Russian Federation.

In 2011, in St. Petersburg took place almost 1,000 exhibits, more than 120 premieres, almost 300 festivals including: International Festival “Mariinsky” ballet, the International Arts Festival “Stars of the White Nights” International Winter Festival “Arts Square”, the International Ballet Festival «Dance Open», the international music festival “Palaces of St. Petersburg” international “Swing white night” jazz festival, the international festival of Arts “From avant-garde to the present day,” international Film festival “festival of Festivals”, the international festival of bikers in Olgino, international theater festival “Baltic house”, an international competition-festival of youth creativity “Celebration of childhood”.

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