Naberezhnaya Severnoy Dviny
Given the first hint of warm summer weather, Arkhangelskians emerge to stroll this broad promenade and loiter in any of its many...
Peter I Statue
This windswept take on Peter the Great and the unexotic River Terminal building both feature on Russia’s R500 banknotes.
Regional Studies Museum
The history section charts the development of the harsh north, from its settlement by dispossessed and exiled peasantry in the 1930s, to...
Jazz Klub Artel
Jazz fans in town on a Saturday night shouldn’t miss the almost-legendary jam sessions at this cavern-club hidden within the Gostiny...
Large, well-stocked supermarket.
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Gostiny Dvor information
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.