Saint Petersburg

In the early 19th century, the architecture of St. Petersburg was dominated by Russian classicism, which combined European classicism with elements of native construction.

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The style of construction was greatly influenced by the victory over Napoleon, and ideas of patriotism and a sense of strength prevailed. At that time, the construction of the Kazan Cathedral with a dome in the style of St. Peter's Basilica and a magnificent colonnade began, the Mining Institute was built and one of the city's most magnificent buildings - the Admiralty Palace - was rebuilt following the new trends.