Center

The Center of is the area of main interest to the traveler, home to most attractions of the metropolis. It's bound by the Neva river and the Obvodny Canal, on a set of islands formed by numerous rivers and channels.

Notable Places in the Area

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

Library
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.

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

Museum
The is a museum in St. Photo: Dezidor, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

, 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.

Suburb
Apraksin Yard is a 14 hectares market and retail block in , , currently under a massive long-term renovation project. Photo: A.Savin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Center

Latitude
59.9342° or 59° 56' 3.1" north
Longitude
30.3424° or 30° 20' 32.5" east
Open Location Code
9GFGW8MR+MW

Also Known As

  • English: Saint Petersburg/Center
  • Hebrew: מרכז העיר
  • Hebrew: סנקט פטרבורג/מרכז העיר
  • Italian: Centro di San Pietroburgo
  • Russian: Санкт-Петербург/Центр
  • Russian: Центр

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