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The "Hermit Park" project has a charity and tutorial objective. A certain part of its profit will be transferred into financing the "Warm Home" social charity foundation programs.

Foundation in detail

Spit of Basil Island

Russia, St. Petersburg

The elegant architectural ensemble of the Spit of Basil (Vasilievsky) Island is one of the most outstanding city water perspectives. The Stock Exchange built in late classic style became its focal point. Resembling an antique temple it stands on a solid granite base and is encircled by a white colonnade. The Stock Exchange building is flanked by two Rostral Columns, a symbol of naval glory of Russia and Saint Petersburg. The shafts of the 32-meter columns are decorated with the sculptural images of bows (rostra) of ships. The five-meter high allegoric statues installed at the foot of each column embody the four main Russian ruvers: Volga Dnieoer, Volhov, and Neva. On special occasions gas lamps are lit on the top of the columns.