Passage Shopping Arcade, St. Petersburg

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  • Is a department store located in Nevsky Avenue, the entrance difficulty understand, first got into the building next door. Once inside the building, and that landscape has changed. In the long, narrow site building is radiant in the glass roof of the central street. Shops, however, turned the fur shops and jewelry stores, had much edge to the tourists.
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  • I really enjoyed walking this shopping arcade as I have a certain affinity for this types of shopping centre, it is really well maintained and exquisitely decorated, with music and great facades. You ...  more »
  • In the center of Saint-Petersburg on the Italian Street is located the State academic drama theatre. V.f. Komissarzhevsky. Fate of his unique and stores the thumbprint of the turbulent epochs of the past one hundred and fifty years. Born in the days of blockade Theatre is close in spirit to the city. Unusual in the history of the theatre building. Blessed the idea to build a covered shopping arcade-passage-which was set in London and Paris, came up with the kollezhskomu Adviser count Jakov Essen-Stenbock-Fermoru. And in may, 1848, a unique architect Rudolf Zheljazevicha Nevsky Prospekt was connected with Italian Street covered glass three-tier Gallery, where you can find shops and pastry shops, wax Cabinet, "the mechanical and anatomical Theatre", "living pictures" in the upper floors, a restaurant in the basement and a large auditorium. Since then, St. Petersburg is not dependent on the weather and lovingly called the Passage "the living room, where the familiar". In 1901 d. Arcade was rebuilt by architect Sergei Kozlov. Now they (the passage) owned Bariatinskys and thanks to the new owners of the Passage again gained the status of a cultural centre. It is 1901, officially considered to be Discovery Theater. The first stage of the reconstructed beautifully decorated Hall Theatre actors appeared Fars. History of the theatre Hall consecrated named great drama actress Vera Fedorovna Komissarzhevsky. Having left the breech Imperial stage of alexandrinsky Theatre, she opened her own drama theatre. September 15, 1904 opened the theatre performance "Uriel Acosta, and two days later the premiere of Ibsen's" Doll House ", where the main role made herself Komissarzhevsky. The newspaper called her rival in the arcade Theatre SCHOOL.
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