Boat House

Ботный дом

Place: Peter and Paul Fortress On the map

Construction time: 1762-1765

Architect: Alexander Whist

Style: Early Classicism

Копия ботика Петра IName: Building was constructed for the small boat of Peter the Great – a small boat on which the emperor in his youth went on river Yauze. Peter the Great declared that his little boat is the “Grandfather of the Russian fleet.” He moved the boat in St. Petersburg. In this little boat he was standing and looking on the marching on soldiers. For today little boat is in the Central Naval Museum, and in Little Boat House you can see its exact modern copy.

Legend: They say that the architect Whist receive no penny for his work. Small house he built, but he forgot bring in the boat. As a result, they had to disassemble the wall specifically for this, so  Catherine the Great was extremely dissatisfied.

Museum: You can visit this House for free. Here you also can buy the tickets for other expositions.


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