The Chesme Church also known as Saint John the Baptist at Chesme Palace, St. It is a small Russian Orthodox church that was built by the Russian court architect Yury Felten in at the direction of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia.
Saint Petersburg has been recognized as "World’s Leading Cultural City Destination according to World Travel Awards. The news comes at an exciting time for Saint Petersburg, which will itself welcome the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony in summer
7 Awesome Things to Do in St. Petersburg, Russia When I thought about Russia, I thought of dull, concrete and communist buildings and about the past full of war and terror. When I first arrived in St. Petersburg in I had to revise my opinion right