Petersburg Avant-garde Museum
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Chaliapin House-Museum information
Lonely Planet review
Opera buffs will be thrilled with the Chaliapin House-Museum , where the great singer Fyodor Chaliapin last lived before fleeing postrevolutionary Russia in 1922. The kindly attendants will happily play the singer’s recordings as you wander around.