Day 6, The Art of Revolution

The Field of Mars

We walk again along Nevsky Prospekt, St Petersburg’s main thoroughfare, where the marches and demonstrations started on Womens’ Day 1917.These uprisings over the simple demand for bread gathered momentum and the revolution quickly became as unstoppable force. At the Field of Mars we see where the “honoured dead” of the revolution were buried and memorialised.

The Russian Museum

We shall continue this day with a visit to the Russian museum (in Mikhaylovsky Palace) for its world famous Russian art collection.

Yusupov Palace

Yusupov Palace boasts one of the best preserved interiors of the imperial age and is best know for the assassination of the “mystic monk” Rasputin.

Channels

And we keep looking for the best lanterns of St. Petersburg, there is enornous number of all the types and styles here and explore city's channels and rivers.

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