The stroll through one of the most amazing and beautiful districts of Saint-Petersburg. Let`s take a walk on the streets which witnessed the first years of the existence of the new city and the last years of the Empire.
• Alexander Park;
• Peter-and-Paul Fortress;
• Streets and buildings of Petrogradskaya side;
• The Mosque;
• Matilda Kshesinskaya`s mansion.
Duration: 2 - 2,5 hours
Type of excursion: walking
The Petrogradskaya side (Petrogradka) is the area, where Saint-Petersburg was begun. Its history is quite reach and uneven. It's absolutely different from any other district of the city.
The route begins with the great view of the Neva River and ends at the spot where two centuries of Russian history meet each other.
On the route we will see, how Petrogradka developed, how specific is the style of the most of buildings there. I will tell you about the events that happened there and people who lived there.
Bonus: while walking to the point of the route start, I will tell you the history of Aleksandrovskiy Park, showing some peculiar objects there.
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