Manege Central Exhibition Hall
St Isaac’s Cathedral
The golden dome of St Isaac’s Cathedral , looming just south of pl Dekabristov, dominates the St Petersburg skyline. Its obscenely...
The most famous statue of Peter the Great was immortalised as the Bronze Horseman in the poem by Pushkin. With his mount rearing above...
The gilded spire of the old Admiralty , at the western edge of Dvortsovaya pl, is an unmistakable city landmark. It was here that the...
Stroganoff Steak House
Beef lovers can indulge their habit at this 12,000-sq-metre restaurant, this city’s biggest. Thanks to clever design, though, it doesn’t...
Lonely Planet review
The Manege Central Exhibition Hall used to be the Horse Guards’ Riding School (constructed in 1804–07 from a design by Quarenghi). It now hosts rotating art exhibitions.