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I think after being so wow'd by everything, Nevsky Prospekt was a bit of a let down. I'm not sure what I was expecting, but it really is like any other big city thorough fare.
Shops , Coffee shops and bars, in the length of Nevskiy Prospekt " posh " Arcade of shops , i had a lovely coffee inside the arcade.
Russias most famous street
The Nevskiy Prospekt is 4.5 km long [3 miles]. In my view the best most interesting part is from the river Neva to ploshchad Vosstaniya [ uprising square] at Moskovsky station.
Walking along Nevsky Avenue you will see lots of wonderful buildings, among them this building of the Comedy Theater.
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Walk around Newskij Prospekt
Unfortunately I did not have so much time to do sightseeing, but a walk around the center around Newskij Prospekt was worth every step.
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The Nevsky Avenue is the main street in the city centre, here it is all about walking around, show off, do some shopping etc.
This is yet another beautiful avenue of restored XIX century buildings that branches from the Nevski Prospekt.
This beautiful boulevard is where Nevski Prospekt starts. It goes along the Admiralteistvo building.
Annichkov Most (bridge) is yet another well-known symbol of Peterburg. It is named so in honor of a general of the same name, whose house was located nearby.
I've yet found out the name of this building.
All I know is it's very close to the Monument to Catherine the Great & the theater where they have the folklore shows.
Grand Hotel Europe
One of Russia's most famous hotels.
Its restaurant was a popular rendezvous for members of the secret police force b4 the Revolution. Also popular among intellectuals & artists.
This shopping complex, Gostiny Dvor Department Store, is huge. It has hundreds of little shops. Tourist shops, clothes, rugs, etc. Generally overpriced but worth a wander around.
Nevsky Prospekt (Av.)
Nevsky Prospekt (Av.)
It's like Champs Elisee in Paris, the main artery of the city, with numerous shops, restaurants, hotels and some museums.
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