House of Soviets

sights / Architecture

House of Soviets information

St Petersburg , Russia
Address
Street Moskovsky pr 212
Getting there
metro Moskovskaya
Opening hours
closed to the public
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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.