This beautiful working mosque (built 1910–14) was modelled on Samarkand’s Gur-e Amir Mausoleum. Its fluted azure dome and minarets are...
Museum of Political History
The elegant Style Moderne Kshesinskaya Palace (1904) is a highly appropriate location for this excellent museum – one of the city's best...
This leafy park, laid out in 1845, wraps in an arc around the Kronverk moat and Artillery Museum. It's too close to traffic to ensure a...
One of the more upmarket of the city's bakery-cafe chains, Volkonsky offers reviving brews and tempting confections.
Above an interior-design shop, this darkly beautiful cafe-bar, dominated by a magnificent glass chandelier, specialises in Belgian...
Kronverksky pr 9A · interesting places nearby
Sports Complex information
The Russian version of the YMCA has a heavenly 25m pool, under a glass roof. If you look clean, the staff will generally let you in without the required medical certificate. There’s also a weights room.