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Neva Gate

Peter & Paul Fortress | metro Gor'kovskaja, St. Petersburg, Russia
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River-side entrance to the Peter & Paul Fortress

This is the gate on the Neva river side of the Peter and Paul Fortress. There is a wooden pier... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
KGB777
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Singapore, Singapore
Peter & Paul Cathedral

The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. Petersburg, along the Neva River on a... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
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29 Sep 2017
“Peter & Paul Cathedral”
7 Nov 2017
“River-side entrance to the Peter & Paul Fortress”
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Peter & Paul Fortress | metro Gor'kovskaja, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is the gate on the Neva river side of the Peter and Paul Fortress. There is a wooden pier attached from which various tourist boats disgorge hordes of package tourists into the fortress. The gate itself is worth a quick look and maybe a...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. Petersburg, along the Neva River on a small island is really interesting. Small but with great historical value .The fortress housed part of the city's garrison and rather notoriously served as a high security...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

One of the nice architectural structures to see at the Peter and Paul Fortress is the Neva Gate, which is situated on the southern side of the fortress. This is a small granite entrance built in 1787 by Russian architect Nikolai Lvov. Here you see...More

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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...More

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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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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.

Thank William B
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