Apraksin Dvor

Apraksin Yard is a 14 hectares market and retail block in , , currently under a massive long-term renovation project. The buildings of Apraksin Dvor nestle between Sadovaya Street and the Fontanka River, just southwest of the .

Notable Places in the Area

Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater, formerly known as Gorky Bolshoi Drama Theater, often referred to as the Bolshoi Drama Theater and by the acronym BDT, is a theater in , that is considered one of the best theaters. Photo: Florstein, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The in , is not only the oldest public library in the nation, but also the first national library in the country. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

The or National Drama Theatre of Russia is a theatre in , . Photo: Florstein, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is a Russian Orthodox church in , which currently functions as a secular museum and church at the same time. Photo: AndreyWi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The of is the area of main interest to the traveler, home to most attractions of the metropolis. Photo: Florstein, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, known as Petrograd in 1914-1924 and Leningrad in 1924-1991, is the second largest city of Russia, with 5.4 million inhabitants, and the former capital of the Russian Empire. Photo: Albabos, CC BY 3.0.

The is the original citadel of , , founded by Peter the Great in 1703 and built to Domenico Trezzini's designs from 1706 to 1740 as a star fortress. Photo: Godot13, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Apraksin Dvor

59.929° or 59° 55' 44.5" north
30.3299° or 30° 19' 47.6" east
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Also Known As

  • Belarusian: Апраксін двор
  • Finnish: Apraksin Dvor
  • Finnish: Apraksin Dvorin
  • French: Apraksin Dvor
  • Georgian: აპრაქსინის ეზო
  • German: Apraxin Dwor
  • Russian: Александровская линия
  • Russian: Апраксин Двор
  • Russian: Апраксин двор
  • Russian: Апрашка
  • Russian: Воронинский проезд
  • Russian: Воскресенский проезд
  • Russian: Графский проезд
  • Russian: Еленинский проезд
  • Russian: Инструментальная линия
  • Russian: Курятная линия
  • Russian: Мариинский проезд (Апраксин двор)
  • Russian: Михайловский проезд (Санкт-Петербург)
  • Russian: Москательная линия
  • Russian: Степановский проезд
  • Russian: Суконная линия
  • Russian: Фруктовая линия
  • Russian: Чернышёвский проезд
  • Russian: Щукин двор
  • Russian: Яблочная площадь
  • Russian: Ягодный проезд (Санкт-Петербург)

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