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Flower Clock in the Alexander Park, Russia

From series “Enchanting Flower Clocks Built by Humans”
The flower clock in Alexander Park is considered one of the most romantic sights In St. Petersburg. Lovers usually arrange dates there. It’s easy to find the clock on the territory of a large park, as it is in front of the Baltic House. This amazing monument of time and landscape art is Geneva’s gift to the city to commemorate its 300th anniversary.

Flower Clock in the Alexander Park, Russia The clockwork was developed by the best experts of the famous Swiss company, Moser Baer. The item is very accurate and reliable. It is important to note that the flower clock in St Petersburg looks very similar to the clock that can be seen in Geneva, which further emphasizes the symbolic meaning of the gift.

The landscape component also has symbolic features in its design. The flowerbed is always made out to have flowers of red and golden shades, which are colors of the flag of St. Petersburg, as well as yellow and burgundy, which are colors of the flag of Geneva. Travelers who want to see the romantic attraction of the cultural capital of Russia have to consider that the clock only works in summer. Next - Flower Clock in Edinburgh


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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Мособлбанк' located in 0.14 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Amega Car' is located in 0.3 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'PTK AZS №6' in 0.7 km
Supermarket: 'Дикси' in 0.14 km
Parking: 'Avtodvor' in 0.21 km
Apotheek: 'Apteka Nevis' in 0.23 km
Police station: 'Otdel vnevedomstvennoy okhrany UVO GU MVD Rossii po g. Sankt-Peterburgu i Leningradskoy oblasti' in 0.34 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Марс он-лайн' in 0.1 km
Railway station: 'Sankt-Peterburg-Finl.' in 2.59 km

Nearest airports:
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Best hotels near Flower Clock in the Alexander Park

Benua Hotel

Located in 0 km from Flower Clock in the Alexander Park
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Rooms: 6
Set in the historic part of the city, Benua provides quick access to such attractions, as Nevsky Prospekt Avenue, 1 metro stop away. The Hermitage … More: photo, rates and booking
Tim Club Hotel

Located in 1 km from Flower Clock in the Alexander Park
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Rooms: 8
Tim Club Hotel provides quick access to such Saint Petersburg's attractions, as the Russian Museum, 1.1 km away. The church of the Saviour on Spilled … More: photo, rates and booking
Welcome Female Hostel

Located in 2 km from Flower Clock in the Alexander Park
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Rooms: 3
The Welcome Female Hostel has brightly decorated rooms with elegant wooden décor. Shared bathrooms can be found in the hallway. The Welcome Hostel's … More: photo, rates and booking
Yusupov House

Located in 3 km from Flower Clock in the Alexander Park
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Rooms: 1
This bright apartment comes with a fan, washing machine, flat-screen TV and fireplace. It features a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher. Free … More: photo, rates and booking

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Freud Dream Museum
0 km - Freud Dream Museum
Many people are interested in the interpretation of the dream, including for the works of Siegmund Freud connected with this theme. Not all, however, know that the museum dedicated to 'dreamthematic' is located in Saint Petersburg. The location of the Museum of …
The Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
1 km - The Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments
Speaking of the outstanding attractions in Europe, it’s worth noting the historical center of St. Petersburg. Here are some of the most beautiful in the Russian palaces, architectural ensembles and gardens, as well as the many unique museums attracting travelers from …
Saint Andrews Cathedral
2 km - Saint Andrews Cathedral
Saint Andrews Cathedral is the oldest Baroque building in Saint-Petersburg. It has appeared at the beginning of the 18th century by the order of Peter the Great. However, the beautiful wooden church didn’t stay there for a long time. In 1761 the cathedral was struck …
Oktyabrskaya Embankment
10 km - Oktyabrskaya Embankment
Saint-Petersburg has several adorable embankments. One of the most outstanding is Oktyabrskaya Embankment, the most symbolic city's embankment. It begins from Zolnaua Street in the Nevsky district and larges for 9 kilometers forward. Along the embankment there is the …
Leader Tower
11 km - Leader Tower
In St. Petersburg, one of the most modern and attractive viewing platforms is located in the Leader Tower skyscraper. This high-rise building is 140 meters high. Its floors are mainly office space. The restaurant complex is located on the upper floors. The top point of …
Peterhof
23 km - Peterhof
The most beautiful and interesting fountains of Russia can be found in Saint Petersburg. The palace complex Peterhof is rich in the beautiful and unique fountains. The most impressive of these are the Great Cascade and Samson Fountains. These fountains surprise the …

Top destination around Flower Clock in the Alexander Park - Saint Petersburg

The most beautiful historical building houses the State Russian Museum, whose opening took place in the 19th century during the reign of Nicholas II. It presents a rich collection of unique art exhibits. Some of them have been presented to the museum by families of local aristocrats. Everyone who admires the works of Aivazovsky, Bryullov, and Repin, as well as other outstanding Russian artists of the 18th and 19th centuries, can be interested in visiting the museum.
Kazan Cathedral is considered to be the main Orthodox church in St. Petersburg. It keeps a unique religious relic - an ancient icon of the Kazan Mother of God. The building of the cathedral is an outstanding monument in Empire style. It looks more like a magnificent palace rather than a church. The huge cathedral with a green dome has a chic interior design. Its icons and murals have been written by the best artists.

The Smolny Monastery has an interesting history, as well. It represents a huge architectural value. The elegant white building of the monastery was constructed according to the project of B.Rastrelli. They started construction in the 18th century and had been continuing for 87 years. The cathedral located on the territory of the monastery was one of the richest in the city at the time of its opening. However, in the Soviet period, it lost all its values. For a long time, the monastery was in desolation. Nowadays, a concert hall operates within its walls.
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