Located on the left bank of the Neva, Nevsky Prospekt is the main avenue in the city. The combination of three outstanding architecture styles (classical, Baroque and Style Modern) has formed the most beautiful street in the world. The Neva River decorates St. Petersburg with its waterways which create the illusion of Italian Venice.
St. Petersburg is Russia's second largest city but if to talk about the beauty – it certainly deserves the first place. The classical culture is concentrated in the former capital. There are more than fifty theaters in the city among them is the world-famous Mariinsky Theater.
The Bronze Horseman is a famous statue of Peter the Great. It is situated in the Decembrists Square. This is also the name of a poem written by Aleksandr Pushkin about the statue.
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