Low-rise pl Lenina is the original heart of neoclassical Petrozavodsk, skirted by matching semicircular buildings built in 1784. In the...
Statue of Yury Andropov
Unveiled to protests and arrests in 2005, a very youthful statue of Yury Andropov commemorates the USSR’s 1982–84 supremo who had been...
Local Studies Museum
One of the buildings on pl Lenina houses the Local Studies Museum, with exhibitions on city and regional history plus everything you...
The top place for classical music and ‘sympho-jazz’.
This local chain’s six (!) locations in Petrozavodsk are constantly packed, thanks to hip decor and enforced eclecticism: where else can...
Lonely Planet review
Lavished with soccer memorabilia, the football theme of this pub-style sports bar stretches as far as the hooligans’ welcome from offensively humourless bouncers.