This view from St. Isaac's shows from left to right:
Peter and Paul Cathedral spire, the Admiralty spire, the Winter Palace (just
right of center), Palace Square, and the Alexander Column.
Palace Square with the Winter Palace on the left and the Alexander Column on the
The Winter Palace is one of several buildings that make up the Hermitage.
This was one line our trusty guide couldn't get us to the front of.
The wheelbarrow seems to be watching those who are waiting.
We finally enter and ascend the Grand Staircase.
How would you like to have to clean that chandelier?
Or move this vase/urn?
The Great Hall.
Repairing the walkway to the Hermitage.
The obligatory wedding party - here they are helping to hold up one of the