Opposite the Kazan Cathedral stands one of St Petersburg’s most marvellous buildings, the headquarters of the Singer sewing machine...
Next to the Moyka river, Rastrelli’s baroque, salmon-pink-painted Stroganov Palace houses a branch of the Russian Museum. Some...
The great colonnaded arms of the Kazan Cathedral reach out towards Nevsky. Built between 1801 and 1811, its design, by Andrei...
Occupying one half of the same building as Tinkoff, this new venture is by the woman who launched St Petersburg’s DJ-bar scene. Prop...
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Lonely Planet review
Once a lifeline for foreign residents, this Finnish department store is now hardly distinguishable from its Russian counterparts. Nonetheless, it’s not a bad place to shop for clothing, homewares and other miscellany, even though it’s not exactly the same stuff you would find in Helsinki. At the time of research, a huge new Stockmann department store was being built at pl Vosstaniya.