Tour of Pushkin city


This city located near to Saint-Petersburg bears the name of great Russian poet Alexandr Pushkin. The Imperial Lyceum and the Catherine Palace are recognized as most important sightseeings of the 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.