The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. Petersburg, Russia, founded by Peter the Great in and built to Domenico Trezzini's designs. The Museum permanent exhibition is devoted to the history of Russian cosmonautics and rocket technology and the role played by the Petersburg-Leningrad. Founded by Peter the Great in , St. Peter and Paul Fortress is considered to be a unique fortification monument of XVIII-XIX centuries. The Peter and Paul Fortress is the central site of the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, which uses several parts of the fortress to host. The Cathedral of SS Peter and Paul is the oldest church in St. Petersburg, and also the second-tallest building in the city (after the television tower). Peter and Paul Fortress Dress appropriately and head on over to Hare's island – the small piece of land situated at the mouth of the Neva and the heart of St. The elegant golden silhouette of Peter and Paul Cathedral is a symbol of St Petersburg that is easy to recognize. Lots of city legends and historical facts. Peter und Paul: With Helmut Fischer, Hans Clarin, Ilse Neubauer, Ernst Cohen. Petersburg, it was laid down by Peter the Great, along with the Peter and Paul Fortress. It was important for the emperor to set the church off against Moscow –. Media in category "Burials at Peter and Paul Cathedral, St. Petersburg". The following 67 files are in this category, out of 67 total.