Palaces by the Fontanka River

Palaces by the Fontanka River

Russia has many palaces in particular Saint Petersburg. That was partly because there was a decree that bans building in stone everywhere else other than Saint Petersburg in the historical times. You can see many different styles adopted, such as rococo architectural styles to Russian Revival styles. Nowadays, tourists can visit them like a museum of history and art or as a stately home. Events and even at times concerts are held at these glorious venues and the public and take a look at wha... [ read more ]