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

Tourist attraction
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.

Tourist attraction
Kazan Cathedral or Kazanskiy Kafedralniy Sobor, also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, is a cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church on the Nevsky Prospekt in . Photo: A.Savin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

Museum
The F. M. Dostoyevsky Literary Memorial Museum, located on Kuznechny Lane 5/2 in Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

, known as Petrograd in 1914-1924 and Leningrad in 1924-1991, is the second largest city of Russia, with 5 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.

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