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The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. Petersburg, Russia, founded by Peter the Great in 1703 and built to Domenico Trezzini's designs from 1706 to 1740. In the early 1920s, it was still used as a prison and execution ground by the bolshevik government.

Peter and Paul Fortress
Native name
Russian: Петропа́вловская кре́пость
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An aerial view of the fortress
Type Fortress and Museum
Location Saint Petersburg, Russia
Coordinates 59°57′00″N 30°19′01″E / 59.950°N 30.317°E / 59.950; 30.317Coordinates: 59°57′00″N 30°19′01″E / 59.950°N 30.317°E / 59.950; 30.317
Built 1703-1740
Architect Domenico Trezzini
Peter and Paul Fortress is located in Saint Petersburg
Peter and Paul Fortress
Location of Peter and Paul Fortress in Saint Petersburg

The Peter and Paul Fortress (Russian: Петропа́вловская кре́пость, Petropavlovskaya Krepost) is the original citadel of St. Petersburg, Russia, founded by Peter the Great in 1703 and built to Domenico Trezzini's designs from 1706 to 1740. In the early 1920s, it was still used as a prison and execution ground by the bolshevik government.

Today it has been adapted as the central and most important part of the State Museum of Saint Petersburg History. The museum has gradually become virtually the sole owner of the fortress building, except the structure occupied by the Saint Petersburg Mint.

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Helicopter's take-off from Petropavlovskaya fortress (2008)

Helicopter's take-off from Zayachiy Island, Saint-Petersburg. July 2008.

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