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Address: Peter & Paul Fortress | metro Gor'kovskaja, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Great views of the Neva River and Winter Palace

The Neva Gate is a somewhat austere entrance to the Peter and Paul Fortress and was once known as the "Death Gate" when prisoners were transported from the fortress to a "living... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 December 2016
Peter C
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The Neva Gate is a somewhat austere entrance to the Peter and Paul Fortress and was once known as the "Death Gate" when prisoners were transported from the fortress to a "living death" in penal servitude. Walking through the gate provides great views of the Naryshkin Bastion, the Neva River and buildings on the opposite side of the river including... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

A nice place to visit and to see the waterfront by the boat is something. We were probably a bit unlucky with that we got crowded by 4 large groups, so recommend to come earlier in the day than mid-day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Amazing. Can view the palaces and churches from boat. also great food of champagne and canapes.. Entertainment of folk costumes and songs. Good way to visit the waterfront.

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