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Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg

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Gostiny Dvor is a station on the Nevsko-Vasileostrovskaya Line of the Saint Petersburg Metro. It was designed by architect C.G. Mayofis, E.S. Belyat, A.K. Andreyev, Ya.E. Moskalenko and C.P Schyukin and opened on November 3, 1967. It has two exits - one at the intersection between the Griboyedov Canal and Nevsky Prospect and another inside the northern side of the Gostinyi Dvor mall. The latter exit has an entrance that lets the riders enter the mall directly. The station also linked to the Nevsky Prospekt metro station via a transfer corridor and a set of escalators. The station is the busiest station on the line and one of the busiest stations in the entire St. Petersburg Metro.Local landmarksThe station is in close proximity to various landmarks, including the Church of the Savior on Blood, Kazan Cathedral and the Russian Museum. It was formerly the closest station to the Hermitage, Saint Isaac's Cathedral, Admiralty, Summer Garden and Bronze Horseman, until the Admiralteyskaya station opened in 2011.
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  • Lomonosov (and not only the Lomonosov) porcelain always buy in Gostiny Dvor. Huge selection, reasonable prices-the perfect gift. In the arcade not uncommon discounted weeks towards the end of the month.
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  • ... You can meet different narodišku-ampirator met the man sitting here! ... buy anything here would not-quite expensive though ....
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  • From the outside and from the historical perspective - it is OK and even interesting. Just don't go inside. Please. Once you are in, it is almost impossible to get out. And you walk through miles of g...  read more »
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