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...
Nevsky pr 28 · interesting places nearby
Singer Building information
The former headquarters of the Singer sewing machine company, which opened a factory in the Russian capital in 1904, is one of St Petersburg’s most marvellous buildings. The Style Modern building, designed by Pavel Suzor, and toped with a glass tower and scuplture. also housed the American consulate for a few years prior to WWI. Now, its home to the bookstore, Dom Knigi, a cafe with superb views of the Kazan Cathedral, and the offices of vk.com, Russia's equivalent to Facebook.