Chizhik-Pyzhik

Chizhik-Pyzhik
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Chizhyk-Pyzhik (Russian: Чи́жик-Пы́жик) is a Russian folk song which runs as follows: Чижик-пыжик, где ты был?На Фонтанке водку пил.Выпил рюмку, выпил две —Зашумело в голове.Chizhik-Pyzhik, where've you been?Drank vodka on the Fontanka.Took a shot, took another -Got dizzy. Chizhik-Pyzhik, gdje ty byl? Na fontankje vodku pil. Vypil rjumku, vypil dvje - Zashumjelo v golovje. The origin of the song in unclear. According to one urban legend, the rhyme refers to the students of the Imperial School of Jurisprudence, who frequented a pub belonging to the merchant Nefedov on the Fontanka Quay in Saint Petersburg. The school was founded by Duke Peter of Oldenburg in the nearby house #6. The students of the college wore uniforms with yellow and green colors, which resembled the colors of the bird called the siskin (Russian: Чиж; hypocoristic: chizhik). Because of that, they were nicknamed Chizhyks-Pyzhiks. Its extremely simple melody (mi-do-mi-do-fa-mi-RE, sol-sol-sol-(la-ti)-do-do-DO) is suitable... Wikipedia ( Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0 )
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4.74
DISTANCE
2.60 mi
DURATION
1 h 18 m
Church of the Savior on Blood
Church of the Savior on Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
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4.41
DISTANCE
3.18 mi
DURATION
1 h 35 m
Church of the Savior on Blood
Church of the Savior on Blood
Hermitage Museum
Hermitage Museum
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4.28
DISTANCE
2.59 mi
DURATION
1 h 18 m
Church of the Savior on Blood
Church of the Savior on Blood
Peter and Paul Fortress
Peter and Paul Fortress
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4.25
DISTANCE
2.44 mi
DURATION
1 h 13 m
Church of the Savior on Blood
Church of the Savior on Blood
Transfiguration Cathedral (Saint Petersburg)
Transfiguration Cathedral (Saint Petersburg)
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4.12
DISTANCE
3.42 mi
DURATION
1 h 43 m
Church of the Savior on Blood
Church of the Savior on Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
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4.12
DISTANCE
2.75 mi
DURATION
1 h 23 m
Church of the Savior on Blood
Church of the Savior on Blood
Hermitage Museum
Hermitage Museum
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4.09
DISTANCE
3.73 mi
DURATION
1 h 52 m
Church of the Savior on Blood
Church of the Savior on Blood
The Bronze Horseman
The Bronze Horseman
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4.08
DISTANCE
1.50 mi
DURATION
0 h 45 m
Saint Michael's Castle
Saint Michael's Castle
Great Gostiny Dvor
Great Gostiny Dvor
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SCORE
4.07
DISTANCE
2.99 mi
DURATION
1 h 30 m
Church of the Savior on Blood
Church of the Savior on Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
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4.07
DISTANCE
3.97 mi
DURATION
1 h 59 m
Church of the Savior on Blood
Church of the Savior on Blood
Nevsky Prospect
Nevsky Prospect
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