Palace Square in St. Petersburg - a place loved by guests and residents of the city, the heart of the northern capital. This is one of the most beautiful architectural ensembles in the world. It was created by the best Russian architects worked.
On a map of Palace Square it can be seen that in the modern area of the ensemble includes: The building of the General Staff with the Arc de Triomphe, the Winter Palace, the headquarters building Guards Corps and the Alexander Column. The size of the area - about 5 hectares.
Today, the Palace Square concerts and social events. On "Dvortsovke" featured such stars as the Rolling Stones, Madonna and Sting.
If you were on the Palace Square, it is recommended to visit the main museum of St. Petersburg "Hermitage", located in the building of the Winter Palace, the arch of the General Staff and the exhibition in the east wing of the General Staff Building.