Got there by bus and got off at Universiteskaya. The Rostral Columns were lit with fire for Navy Day celebration.
About Naval Museum in Old Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns
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The nice Naval Museum (old Stock Exchange) on Vasilievsky Island is a landmark for tourists. The beautiful garden in front of the museum and the two Rostral Columns opposite are targets for photographers as well. This Old Stock Exchange has been converted into sailors' club...More
St.petersburg says that, it was a kind of light for ship which find the city! this is 2 columns! some times fired on it! it is free activities
Works as a nice view over the river, unique in its design.The columns were built as beacons to guide the constantly growing number of ships during St. Petersburg's long dark nights.
The Old Stock Exchange has a beautiful park in front of it. The Old Stock Exchange building is a beautiful piece of Greek architecture. It is the main building in an architectural complex located on the spit of Vasilyevsky Island. Nearby there are the Rostral...More
We drove by and noticed the columns, it was 10 at night and there was about 200 citizens having a party under these columns. A swing dance in 50's outfits. It was great to see the locals celebrate living in St. Petersburg. The boats on...More
The Stock Exchange was founded by Peter the Great and used to be the trade center of St. Petersburg. The current building was erected in 1810 and was designed by Frenchman Thomas de Thomon, who is said to have modeled his designs on the Temple...More
We were in St. P on a holiday and the column was lit up which made our visit special. The two columns are really not worth a special visit, take a great picture
Our guide drove us out of our planned route to show us this "must see" attraction. There is a huge, tall marble column that holds zero appeal, visually. I guess if you have kids and they're into photo ops, I'm not sure I see the...More