Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg

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Saint Petersburg's main artery, Nevsky Prospekt cuts through the city's historical center and provides easy access to a string of tourist attractions, including churches, museums, shops, and restaurants. Planned by Peter the Great as the beginning of a major road to Novgorod and named after Alexander Nevsky, a 13th-century national hero credited with victories over both Swedish and German invading armies, this thoroughfare offers you a chance to discover a blend of architectural styles. Start at the Empire-style naval headquarters in the north, and proceed southeast all the way to the avenue's conclusion at the Neoclassical cathedral and cemetery containing the ornate tombs of Dostoevsky and Tchaikovsky. By using our St. Petersburg itinerary builder site, you can arrange your visit to Nevsky Prospekt and other attractions in St. Petersburg.
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  • Nevsky Prospekt is the nerve center of St Petersberg. Most happening place with Malls, Cathedrals, Pubs, restaurants etc. Enjoyed walking and exploring it. A must to visit.  more »
  • Great place to start your exploration of St Petersburg. Lots to see, with great places to eat and shop. Close to main tourist sites like Hermitage and Church of Saviour of Spilled Blood. Definitely...  more »
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