Открытие главных ворот Дворцовой площади

This news report is about the Winter Palace of St.-Petersburg, whose main gates are being put back in place after restoration. It also talks about the square in front of the Palace and the Hermitage museum. The Winter Palace faces the river Neva but its courtyard surrounded by two symmetrical buildings - the Senate and the Synod - is the largest and the most beautiful square of St.-Petersburg laden with historical significance.