Bolshoy Puppet Theatre
Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Saviour
The interior of this marvellous 1743 cathedral, which has been beautifully restored and repainted both outside and in, is one of the...
Splendid wrought-iron gates facing the Fontanka River guard the entrance to the Sheremetyev Palace (built 1750–55), now a branch of the...
Museum of Music
In the Sheremetyev Palace (1750–55), is the Museum of Music , which has a collection of musical instruments from the 19th and 20th...
When you see the smart, intellectual crowd here you'll understand why the bar's name is a casual reference to Faust. Brimborium is a...
Bolshoy Puppet Theatre information
Lonely Planet review
This ‘big’ puppet theatre is indeed the biggest in the city, and has been active since 1931. The repertoire includes a wide range of shows for children and for adults.