Very cozy. Not a lot of people. I think the tourists are well photographed.Not so much garbage. Good for a picnic. It is calm and beautiful. But you should come in summer only.
On the Field of Mars, here in St Petersburg, we liked to take some restful rambles to and fro, when we felt some kind of slight weariness from all those visits we paid to museums,palaces, mansions,monuments, cathedrals, churches, etc. This large field is bordered with the Suvorov Square and Palace Embankment to the Neva River on the north, the Summer... 更多
Our tour bus drove by and sort of slowed down for us to look at the park. Interesting in its purpose and it is a nice park - but nothing mind-blowing (which is why I suppose we didn't stop....
The field of Mars is named for the Roman God of War. It has an Eternal Flame in the center and the flame was the 1st in Russia. We found the field on our way to the Church on Spilt Blood. It is not an attraction that I would go out of the way to see but rather explore on... 更多
I was expecting something grander, something more spectacular, but instead what I saw was more sombre, sober and simplistic. There is a simple eternal flame at the centre of a semi-enclosed space inside the field which has sandy paths leading to its middle. There are engraved stones dedicated to the fallen around the flame. Apart the actual things that constitute... 更多
The history behind this is what makes it special. The memorial itself is not as impressive as most others in St. Petersburg but the significance is poignant. Lovely to see in the snowy winter months. Nice to use as a walk through between attractions.
It's a strange place: large field with the eternal fire in the center and graves around it surrounded by lots of lilacs. But I adore it in spring! When all those lilacs are in bloom, their smell is everywhere, it's warm and the sun is shining! From this place you also have a fantastic view of Church of the Savior... 更多