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The Peter and Paul Fortress in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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About The Peter and Paul Fortress in Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg is the port city in Russia. Also, it has been the imperial capital of Russia for two centuries. There are various places to visit, and things to do in Saint Petersburg and among them is the Peter and Paul Fortress. The Peter and Paul Fortress is an extremely famous citadel situated in Saint Petersburg, Russia. This fortress was discovered and founded by Peter the Great in the year 1703. The fortress has been built according to the designs of Domenico Trezzini. The other architects who were the minds behind the beautiful design of this amazing fortress are David Grimm and Nikolay Lvov. The design and architecture of this fortress are truly wonderful and amazing. The fortress was under construction for several years starting from the year of 1706 till the year 1740. During the early 1920s, this fortress was put to use as a prison. Also, the Bolshevik government used this fortress as an execution ground. The Peter and Paul Fortress is very famous and well-known since it is the very first structure which was built in Saint Petersburg. When on a trip to Saint Petersburg city in Russia, this is definitely a must visit the place.


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    The Peter and Paul Fortress was designed beautifully by architects Domenico Trezzini, David Grimm and Nikolay Lvov. The fortress has five pretty copper colored domes which enhance the design and structure of The Peter and Paul Fortress even furthermore.

    Yes. Entry to The Peter and Paul Fortress is absolutely free of cost. You just need to pay some amount of money for visiting the museums and exhibitions which are present inside The Peter and Paul Fortress if you wish to view them.

    The Peter and Paul Fortress is open from 10am to 7pm from Monday to Friday. 10am to 5.45pm on Saturdays and from 11am to 7pm on Sundays.

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