Russia in Miniature

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The Grand Model of Russia occupies 800 square meters in Saint-Petersburg. It is the largest country model in the world. You can watch many parts of Russia being assembled in Miniature. You are welcome to visit the exhibition in Saint-Petersburg.


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St. Petersburg. cannot be done without the opening bridges.

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Practically at the entrance, one gets to see the sights of St. Petersburg.

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The model depicts Russia from its western frontiers to the Pacific coast.

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The spit of Vasilievsky Island

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A wedding on the embankment

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Sailing ship in the port of St. Petersburg

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Ancient sphinxes guard Russia’s northern capital

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Spending leisure time in one of the numerous city parks

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Stock Exchange building

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Enjoying the beauty of flowers

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Looking at the liners is especially enjoyable

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This could probably be an advertisement or a model of your home

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There’s still a lot of work to be done. According to staff, the work will hopefully be completed by late 2011

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The construction of Moscow has just started

Other than the tower and a part of the Kremlin wall, there’s a Metro station. The grand model workers promise to have a train running between Moscow and St. Petersburg

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A pig farm

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Studying the details is especially fascinating

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Kizhi Island

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A tiny detail – seagulls on the fence

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A submarine

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The cosmodrome isn’t completed yet

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Like many other items

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Getting nearer to the Urals

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This is no longer the cultural capital – here one sees graffiti on garage walls

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Railways connect Russia’s vast territory

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Shipping

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Industry

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Supervision and control station. It’s located right beneath the Ural Mountains ridge

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A group of firemen is putting a forest fire out

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A dinosaur was excavated here

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Men have gathered to fix a car in the yard

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Model cars and trains get their electricity supply directly from contact with the model – the entire electrical system is hidden under the model

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In the evening a bus takes citizens home

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Urban services at work

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A rural church

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Trans-Urals

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A car is broken down and needs fixing

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Deforestation in process

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A local hotel “Podkova” (“Horseshoe”)
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