According to Ancient Greek mythology, Atlanteans are the Titans called by Zeus to hold the sky
And they are doing the same thing at the New Hermitage building. Atlanteans are holding a massive balcony.
St. Petersburg’s Atlanteans are overgrowth with legends and became a part of city’s folklore. So, according to the famous belief, on the wedding day the bride and groom should hold on to the big fingers of Atlanteans to make their marriage happy and children very beautiful.
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