Interesting places in Saint- Petersburg
1.This writer was born in Ukraine.2. He wrote the story, named as a part of a human face.
«Major`s Kovalev Nose» This monument is devoted to Gogol`s character of the story «Nose». It is made of pink ukrainian marble (from Gogol`s motherland) It was stolen in 2002, and found the next year, in 2003. This monument is situated in Voznesensky avenue.
This man invented an electric lamp in Russia, in theend of the 19th century.
«Lamplighter» In this place, in Odesskaya street, there was a workshop of the Russian inventor- A. Lodygin. He invented an electric lamp, and a lot of lamplighters lost their job. They were victims of atechnological progress.
When did the first running water appear in St.Petersburg?
«Water carrier» Running water appeared in Saint- Petersburg only in the middle of the19th century. Before that, special men carried clean water to people. This monument is devoted to them.
In this presentation I told you only about three interesting places in my city, but there are a lot of them. Visit my city if you like my presentation.
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