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Gallery: St. Petersburg- Viking River Line
by: Paul Motter
Our final stop is St. Petersburg where we have 3 full days docked in town.
The Hermitage (Winter Palace) - view from across the Neva River
Burial site for Tsar Nicholas II and his entire family
Inside the Peter and Paul Cathedral - where all the Tsars are buried.
Headstone of Catherine the Great
a typical example of the Russian baroque cathedral style
Altar of SS Peter and Paul Cathedral
More monks sing for our pleaser
Cathedral of the spilt blood
Entering the St P. subway - incredibly deep below the surface
Posters in the Museum of Political History
A letter from George Bush Sr. to Mikhail Gorbachev
A postcard of the Delta Queen in the museum of Political History commemorates a 1986 peace cruise
Lenins Office - the balcony where he first rallied the Bolsheviks
Kirov Museum - Kirov's Desk
Hot Lines, 1934 style. 2 normal, 1 to Kremlin, 1 to Aide
Poster commerorates good Communist children of the 20s and 30s
Exhibits from Children of 20s and 30s
Inside the cabin of Peter the Great. Oldest building in S.P.
Peter the Greats actual pipe sits on the table. His portrait in back
Cruiser Aurora. Cannon fired the first shot of 1917 Bolsheviks as signal to attack the palace