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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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  • You'll find much to see along Nevsky Prospect. Beautiful houses, palaces and cafés as well as shopping malls and restaurants.  more »
  • Avenue is monumental, and sidewalks allow you to hang out at our ease, however station that ventured to the crossing, the speed of vehicles is shockingly high, and police are benevolent to the reckless drivers. The avenue full us of surprises, like a walkway...
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  • It's the road that starts from the River (Neva, in fact) and flows through the city for more than 4 km. Rich in monuments, entertainment, shopping. Impossible not to spend
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