The former headquarters of the Singer sewing machine company, which opened a factory in the Russian capital in 1904, is one of St...
Tucked in a recess between Bolshaya and Malaya Konyushennaya uls is this lovely church, in the Romantic-Gothic style, built for St...
This neoclassical cathedral, partly modelled on St Peter’s in Rome, was commissioned by Tsar Paul shortly before he was murdered in a...
On the 2nd floor of the iconic Singer Building is this great cafe, with fantastic views of the Kazan Cathedral and the bustle of Nevsky...
Dom Knigi information
Lonely Planet review
A stalwart of the city’s bookshops, Dom Knigi is housed in the wonderful, whimsical Singer Building. On the ground floor you’ll find lots of English-language coffee-table books that make good souvenirs.