Сity Walks

Tour of Pushkin City

In this film you will get acquainted with the city of Sophia that Catherine II decided to erect near Tsarskoe Selo for merchants, clergy and military. She even forbade to construct any homes around Catherine Palace until Sophia was settled! You will visit the Russia's first railway and listen organ to sound in a usual city gymnasium. Learn the destiny of the major city cathedral, which had been destroyed almost a century ago and is fully reconstructed today.

Director Yuriy Davydov

Presenter Irina Petrova

Year 2010

Duration 00:25:41

Director Yuriy Davydov

Presenter Irina Petrova

In this film you will get acquainted with the city of Sophia that Catherine II decided to erect near Tsarskoe Selo for merchants, clergy and military. She even forbade to construct any homes around Catherine Palace until Sophia was settled! You will visit the Russia's first railway and listen organ to sound in a usual city gymnasium. Learn the destiny of the major city cathedral, which had been destroyed almost a century ago and is fully reconstructed today.

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