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Cruiser Aurora, St. Petersburg
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All aboard Cruiser Aurora, a training ship that played a central role in the beginning of the Great October Socialist Revolution. The ship first launched in 1900 and joined the Russian Navy in 1903. The ship-turned-museum played an active part in the Russo-Japanese war, World War I, and World War II, but it is remembered best for stymieing international intervention during the Soviet uprising of 1917. Climb on board to see what life was like for the sailors working on the ship. The exhibit provides additional information on the battles that the cruiser took part in, its history, and the people who sailed the ship. Using our world travel planner, St. Petersburg attractions like Cruiser Aurora can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It was an exciting moment to walk alongside this famous battleship whose guns signalled the assault on the Romanovs Winter Palace and the start of the October 1917 Communist Revolution. Twelve years p...  more »
  • Watched the Cruiser after the restoration. Inside several halls. Lots of photos, a minimum of items. And so I wanted to see, for example, engine room, cellar. During construction of the cruiser was equipped with THREE torpedo tubes. where all gone? As well as this it would be interesting to children something to look, touch, climb ... And here is a photo exhibition for 400 rubles.
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  • This is the ship that on November 7 1917 started the Russian revolution. It the history of an era that gave to the world the communism. It should be a stop on everyone journey to learn of what shouldn...  more »
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  • If u go to sant peterburg u must visit
  • Beautiful ship, but was unable to go aboard as it was under repair.
  • Good battleship))) U can touch the past.)))
  • It is not there! It is repairing. Do not go until June 2016.
  • Something really beautiful and impressive... A piece of history of the XX the century. I have visited it last November. Greetings from Spain. David S. Matrecano.