The Admiralty building is one of the symbolic monuments of Saint Petersburg. It is located in the very center of the city, near the Hermitage museum. Its main facade facing the Decembrists Square, is surmounted... View mapLearn more
Russian poet Alexander Blok (born in 1880) lived in this apartment from 1912 to his death in 1921.
The museum is divided in two apartments that the poet used to rent. The one on the third floor is decorated... View mapLearn more
The Alexander column shows the center of the Palace Square. Erected in 1834, it was initiated by Tsar Nicolas I. It honors the military victory of his brother Alexander I over Napoleon's troops.
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The Alexander Garden, located in the center of Saint Petersburg, covers an area of 9 ha. Created in the 19th century, it is lined with important buildings including the Admiralty and Saint Isaac Cathedral.
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Alexander Palace, just like Catherine Palace, is located in Pushkin, town named after the Russian poet in 1937. It is mostly known under the name it had until the Bolshevik Revolution: Tsarskoye Selo (the... View mapLearn more
Alexander Park, located near the Peter and Paul fortress, was among the first public parks of the city. It was created in 1842 during the reign of Nicolas I.
In 1900 Nicolas' house of the People was... View mapLearn more
This apartment is located on the ground floor of a building on the Moika Embankment. Alexander Pushkin and his family lived in the eleven-room flat from September 1836.
In 1837, Alexander Pushkin, infuriated... View mapLearn more
In 1837, Alexander Pushkin, infuriated by the rumors of an affair between his wife Natalia and baron Georges of Antes, challenged him to a duel. On January 27, the two men fought and the poet was shot... View mapLearn more
Center of the theater scene of Saint Petersburg, the origins of the largest drama theatre of Russian date back to the time of Elisabeth I in 1756.
Its contemporary classical style building was unveiled... View mapLearn more
Anichkov Bridge is one of the most famous bridges of Saint Petersburg. The first wooden bridge across the Fontanka River was built in 1785. At that time it was a frontier bridge in the city. The bridge... View mapLearn more