Palace Square, as the main square of the Russian Empire was the setting of many events of great historical significance including Bloody Sunday (1905) and the October Revolution of 1917.
St. Petersburg, Russia. April 2011.
The Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments constitute a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Handheld from a Canon 5d Mark II, EF16-35 2.8 L II, processed with Photomatix, Raw and Photoshop.
1/500s, f11, iso100, 17mm