Church on the Spilled Blood
This five-domed dazzler is St Petersburg’s most elaborate church with a classic Russian Orthodox exterior and interior decorated with...
Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines
Giving new meaning to the 'back in the USSR' this 'museum' is guaranteed to be one of the most entertaining ones you will visit in St...
Under wraps for restoration, the buildings along the north side of Stables Square is where the imperial court once kept its horses and...
This low-key Russian restaurant and bar has very popular live jazz sets at 9pm and 11.30pm on Friday and Saturday, when it's practically...
Grand Cafe Mikhailovsky
Souvenir Market information
You’re unlikely to find any incredible bargains at the sanitised market behind the Church on the Spilled Blood, but you will find a great selection of handicrafts, Soviet paraphernalia and other souvenirs. You are encouraged to haggle with the vendors, some of whom are also the artists, and don’t worry – the vendors speak enough English to barter back.