All posts tagged "Nevsky prospekt"
St. Petersburg visitor’s Guide
Dear friends it’s been a pleasure to share more details on when, where anhow you can have great time in the most beautiful city of Russia – St. Petersburg. for the last several years we’be been getting...
- Posted April 5, 2016
The first cinema was opened in St. Petersburg more than 100 years ago in 1913. At that time it was called “cinematheater” or “big theater of light pictures”-“Pikadilly”. In 1932, under USSR government, the cinema was rebuilt...
- Posted November 12, 2014
The gorgeous Stroganov Palace built between 1752-1754 on the corner of Nevsky Prospekt and the River Moika was designed by Bartolomeo Rastrelli. Those days, court architects were not allowed to take private orders, but Stroganov Palace was...
- Posted July 22, 2014
Located in the heart of Nevsky prospekt, Kazansky Cathedral can hardly be left unnoticed. It is a common meeting place, always crowded with tourists. People from all over Russia visit Kazansky Cathedral to pray by the icon...
- Posted April 24, 2014
Stockmann Nevsky Center
Downtown St.Petersburg, you will find “Stockmann Nevsky Center” a shopping center, just opposite the exit from metro station “Ploshchad Vosstaniya”, at the corner of Nevsky prospekt and Vosstaniya Street. It belongs to Finnish consortium “Stockmann” and offers...
- Posted March 2, 2014
Schastye (The Home of Happiness) Restaurants
One of the favorite places among fancy Petersburg public, especially young women is the Schastye chain of restaurants, also known as The Home of Happiness. Several of them are located all over our city with the flagman...
- Posted September 26, 2013
Nevsky prospekt is the heart and the major artery of St. Petersburg. This 4.5 km-long thoroughfare stretching from the Admiralty building to the Saint Alexander Nevsky Lavra was laid by Peter I in 1710. Nevsky prospekt is famous not...
- Posted August 4, 2013
Central (Centralniy) District
Translation by Evgenya Gavrilova Edited by Erin Swanson Boundaries: the joint of Obvodny Channel and Neva River; Admiralteyskiy Prospekt; Gorokhovaya Street; Fontanka River; Borodinskaya Street; Zvenigorodskaya Street; Obvodny Channel. Click here for a detailed map. This is...
- Posted June 20, 2013
Bolshoy Gostiny Dvor
Translation by Kira Egorova Bolshoy Gostiny Dvor is not only the city’s oldest department store, but also one of the first shopping arcades in the world. It seen revolutions in politics, fashion and trade, survived all the...
- Posted June 10, 2013
One summer day in St. Petersburg
Everybody knows that summer is the best time to visit St. Petersburg. It’s the season of midnight sun and raised bridges that our city is famous for. Should it be your first time and your only one...
- Posted May 21, 2013