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Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg
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Saint Petersburg's main artery, Nevsky Prospekt cuts through the city's historical center and provides easy access to a string of tourist attractions, including churches, museums, shops, and restaurants. Planned by Peter the Great as the beginning of a major road to Novgorod and named after Alexander Nevsky, a 13th-century national hero credited with victories over both Swedish and German invading armies, this thoroughfare offers you a chance to discover a blend of architectural styles. Start at the Empire-style naval headquarters in the north, and proceed southeast all the way to the avenue's conclusion at the Neoclassical cathedral and cemetery containing the ornate tombs of Dostoevsky and Tchaikovsky. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Nevsky Prospekt by using our St. Petersburg vacation builder.
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  • Must place in Spb to eat, see things and shop. The street is few kilometers long where you can find everything you need. Would totally recommend booking hotel or Airbnb near this street. 
  • A browse at least until the bridge of Fontanska... uphill... down to get an idea of the size of the city! of course these aren't the champs Elysées but... good... It's Russian!
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  • This is quite a unique street that never sleeps, the only thing that universally annoying-everything about obkleeno bright papers with phones "prostitutes"
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