Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments is the name used by UNESCO when it collectively designated the historic core of the Russian city of St. Petersburg, as well as buildings and ensembles located in the immediate vicinity as a World Heritage Site in 1991.
The site was recognised for its architectural heritage, fusing
Baroque, Neoclassical and traditional Russian-Byzantine influences.
The site contains the following objects,
Historic Centre of
St. Petersburg Historical Part of the Town of
Kronstadt Fortress of Kronstadt
Forts of the
Redoubts Dena (Fort Den)
Tolbukhin Signal Tower on Tolbukhin Island
Forts of the Gulf of Finland
North Forts Nos. 1-7
Paul Fort (Riesbank)
Alexander Fort ("Tchumny")
South Forts Nos. 1-3
Forts of the Coast of the Gulf of Finland
the Barrier of Cribwork
the Barrier of Pile
the Barrier of Stone
Historical Centre of the Town of Petrokrepost (
Oreshek Fortress on Orekhovy Island at the source of the Neva Palaces and Park Ensembles of the Town of
Pushkin and its Historical Centre Palaces and Parks of the town of
Pavlovsk and its Historical Centre
Pulkovo Observatory Palace and Park Ensemble of the Village of
Ropsha Palace and Park Ensemble of the Village of
Gostilitsy Palace and Park Ensemble of the Village of
Taytsy Palace and Park Ensemble of the Town of
Gatchina and its Historical Centre Ensemble of the
Coastal Monastery of St. Sergius Palace and Park Ensemble of the Town of
Strelna and its Historical Centre Palace and Park Ensemble "Mikhailovka"
Palace and Park Ensemble "Znamenka"
Palace and Park Ensemble of the Town of
Petrodvorets and its Historical Centre Palace and Park Ensemble "Sobstvennaya Datcha"
Palace and Park Ensemble "Sergeevka"
Palace and Park Ensembles of the Town of Lomonosov and its Historical Centre Pavlovo-Koltushi
Shuvalov's Estate Viazemsky's Estate
I. Repin Estate "The Penates" Cemetery of the Village of
Komarovo Lindulovskaya Rotcsha
River Neva with Banks and Embankments Izhorsky Bench (Glint)
the Maritime Channel
Green Belt of Glory
the Blockade Ring
the Road of Life
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Coordinates: 59°56′20″N 30°18′56″E / 59.93889°N 30.31556°E