Tag Archives: Weekly Photo Challenge: Ornate

The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg’s Hermitage is today one of the most famous art museums is the World. In terms of renown, it’s arguably second only to the Louvre in Paris. The core of the art collections – including over 2,500 paintings, 10,000 … Continue reading

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Church on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia

The Resurrection Church of Our Saviour is one of the most ornate and beautiful buildings in St. Petersburg, and perhaps the whole of Russia. On a sunny day its decorative exterior, rich in gold and enamels, captures the sunshine and … Continue reading

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