Alexander Pushkin, Russia’s national poet, had his last home here on one of the prettiest curves of the Moyka River. He only lived here...
Winter Palace of Peter I
Excavations beneath the Hermitage Theatre in the late 1970s revealed remains of the principal residence of Peter the Great, including a...
General Staff Building
The east wing of this magnificent building, wrapping around the south of Dvortsovaya pl and designed by Carlo Rossi in the 1820s,...
Glinka Capella House
This historic hall was constructed for Russia’s oldest professional choir, the Emperor Court Choir Capella, founded in 1473. Originally...
Whitewashed brick walls and a lime-green bike (seemingly a currently obligatory piece of decor for all local hipster joints!) set the...
nab reki Moyki 16 · interesting places nearby
Perfectly placed for eating near to the Hermitage, this country-cottage-style restaurant has a very appealing menu of traditional dishes, which are presented with aplomb. The shchi (cabbage-based) soup is excellent and they offer a tempting range of flavoured vodkas. There's also a fab kids area with pet rabbits for them to feed.
Hand-painted crockery items are available for sale and make excellent souvenirs.