Gostiny Dvor

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Gostiny Dvor information

Arkhangelsk , Russia
nab Severnoy Dviny 85/86
Getting there
Bus: 1, 4
per exhibition R80
Opening hours
10am-9pm Tue-Sun
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In the 17th and 18th centuries, Arkhangelsk’s heart and soul was this merchants' yard, a grand, turreted brick trading centre built between 1668 and 1684. The huge, fortress-like complex has been largely restored and its exhibition rooms host anything from contemporary photography and landscape paintings by regional talent to literary displays honouring Tove Jansson, the creator of the Moomins.