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Peter and Paul Cathedral in Petersburg to be Restored
13.05.2012 18:55
Peter and Paul Cathedral in Petersburg to be Restored

The Peter and Paul Cathedral in St. Petersburg will shortly appear in its renovated look.
      
      The Culture Ministry of the Russian Federation has announced the competition for the right of carrying out repair and restoration works on this cultural heritage site. The corresponding announcement is placed on the official site of state orders of the Russian Federation.
      
      According to the specification, the task of the winner will include restoration of facades of the cathedral and the belltower, as well as repair of the roof and reconstruction of the paving of porticoes. All the planned renovations are expected to be finished before November, 2012.
      
      The Peter and Paul Cathedral is one of the main constructions of the ensemble of the Peter and Paul Fortress. The cathedral was constructed according to the project and under the direction of architect D. Trezini. Construction of the unique monument took 20 years - from 1712 to 1732. The Peter and Paul Cathedral is a sepulcher of Russian emperors.
      
      Source: oreanda.ru
      
Author: Vera Ivanova


Tags: St. Petersburg Architecture of Saint Peterburg Restoration   

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