Click to buy original size image and copyright licenseThe Saint Michael Castle is located in the heart of Saint Petersburg. The building has rather grim history as the place of the murder of Emperor Pavel the First by irritated his mannerism and devotion to formal etiquette even on public streets group of dismissed officers. They had just come and killed him. Probably exact enormous size of the unapproachable building erroneously made his master especially vulnerable because nobody was able to hear his cry for help and protection. Semiofficial version of his death was natural course the stroke by snuffbox in the temple.
Feb. 23, 2020; 10:51 EST