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This shot was taken at the Mikhailovsky Castle, one of the most mysterious buildings of St. Petersburg. The castle was built in 1801 by architects Bazhenov and Brenna for the Emperor Paul I. After 40 days of moving to this castle Paul was killed.Since then, the building has a grim reputation. In the foreground is a monument to Peter I

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