House of Soviets
East off Moskovsky pr is the striking red-and-white 18th-century Gothic Chesma Church , built from 1774 to 1780 in honour of Russia’s...
Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad
On the way to or from the airport you won’t miss the awe-inspiring Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad . Centred on a 48m-high...
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House of Soviets information
The imposing House of Soviets was intended to become the new centre of St Petersburg under a 1930s plan, replacing the old tsarist centre. In a testament to the stubbornness of St Petersburgers during Stalin’s terror, this plan was universally ignored.