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Weather station- Saint Petersburg

Weather station- Saint Petersburg

Сountry: Russia

Locality: Saint Petersburg

Nearest metro station: Nevsky Prospekt

Established: 1914

Architect:Lanceray N.E.



Weather station- Saint PetersburgA weather station or if to say correctly a meteorological pavilion it is not a simple monument but it is real weather station for weather observation. At the moment, it doesn`t work but long time ago people could learn about the weather. The weather station it is a square, green pavilion about two meters in high. The station is decorated with golden bas-reliefs. On the top of the station there is a beautiful golden sculpture.

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Creation history

The meteorological station was established in 1914 on the street Malaya Konyushennaya for weather observation and collecting the statistics. In 30th years the station was moved to another place. Just in 1997 after the reconstruction of the street Malaya Konyushennaya the station was moved back to its place. However, the station doesn`t work and now it`s simple monument to the technical development of the country in the field of the weather observation.

How to find

Go to the metro station Nevsky Prospektand exit to Nevsky Prospekt next to Griboyedov Canal. Cross the Kazansky Bridge and go along Nevsky Prospekt to the crossroad with the Malaya Konyushennaya street, Kazan Cathedral should be to your left. On the crossraod turn right and go along the street Malaya Konyushennaya. After the monument to Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol go till the crossroad with Cheboksary lane. Here in front of the museum to Zochenko M.M. you will find this meteorological station.