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

The St. Petersburg Department of Steklov Institute of Mathematics of Russian Academy of Sciences is a mathematical research institute in St. Photo: Tosha, Public domain.

Photo: Екатерина Борисова, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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Photo: GAlexandrova, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

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.

The Petrograd Side is a borough in consisting of the islands of the northern part of the Neva delta. is situated 3½ km northwest of Center. Photo: Мария.Б., CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 8 km northeast of Center. Photo: Monoklon, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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