Vasilevsky Islands

May 25, 2012

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May 27, 2011 – Special to the day of the celebration of St. Petersburg, online service for booking hotels north of the capital vpiter.com installed webcam panoramic view high-resolution, and Paul Fortress. It is in fact place where it was founded St Petersburg. From now on, everyone on the planet can enjoy the magnificent views of St. Petersburg. Swivel webcam installed in a historical place, transmits an image of high quality of basic Russian religious places in Venice: the Neva River, the Trinity Bridge, Palace Embankment, the Winter Palace (Hermitage), the Palace Bridge, Vasilievsky Island, the Stock Exchange, the Rostral Columns and the structure Peter and Paul Fortress.

Peter and Paul Fortress – the first building of St. Petersburg, planted May 27, 1703. It was with him began the great and beautiful history of the city on the Neva. At the mouth of the Neva River on Hare Island, Peter I gave the city name, devoted to his patron in heaven – the Holy Apostle Peter. According to legend the day after the liturgy, the king came with a spade in hand to lay the city, and when he took hold of it, came down from the height of the eagle and started circling the islands.

Step aside, Peter I cut down the two slender birches and connecting them to the top, put in a pit dug workers. The two birch trees have been denoted by future gate of the fortress. The eagle, which is circled in the sky down and sat on the "gate", after which he tied up his legs, the king put him on the shoulder, delighted a happy omen. After 308 years, every Russian person can experience the same feelings that felt Peter, looking the beauty of the palaces and promenades and parks. In addition, the portal vpiter.com more than a year you can look at the sights of St. Petersburg in LIVE mode – this is a panorama of Nevsky Prospect, Palace Bridge and the Spit of Vasilevsky Islands, Kazan and St. Isaac's Cathedral and other great structures and embankments, as well as records of major events in the city of Petra. About VPiter.com Company VPiter.com located in St. Petersburg and offers free hotel reservation in the northern capital of Russia. On the Web site future guests can explore the different proposals for hotel accommodation and mini-hotels, book your favorite accommodation online or phone, and more recently to look at the city itself, through a network of Web cameras, to see St. Petersburg in real time.