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This famous Russian street that cuts through the center of St. Petersburg is a hub for shopping, nightlife and entertainment, and is lined with historic and picturesque buildings and churches.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Being the main street of St. Petersburg, Russia you cannot just ignore it. So please do take a stroll down this parade of palaces and cheap eateries. Even though facades look restored (likely for the Soccer Cup last year), a quick step into courtyards and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worth to walk hole street. It gives lot of to see and many places to visit. Quit clean, lot of people every time. In winter freezing cold.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a delightful walk along the avenue with my tour guide. The attractions you can see from here are too numerous to mention. It is a must-do area while in St. Petersburg.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Glen U
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We walked up and down the main road looking for a bar on a Monday night. We didn’t have much luck! I think most Russians go for a coffee rather than to get drunk or drink copious amounts of wine like us brits 😂.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank alannalvshk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Nevsky prospect for about an hour before returning to our cruise ship. As it was later afternoon, the place was packed with tourists and Russians making their way home after work, there were several nice cafes sing the way. Lots of beautiful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has everything. You can spend days roaming up and down the street and exploring various shops and restaurants for days

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hirgup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the bustling main street that runs through the heart of St. Petersburg. I was here with a group and walked down it several times. There are restaurants to fit every taste bud and price range. There were all sorts of shops too from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Scenes here from Nevsky Prospect, a history-packed three mile long route from central Saint Petersburg near the theater/arts district to the Alexander Nevsky monastery. It is lined today with shops, restaurants, museums, art studios, cathedrals, mansions, cafes -- but regrettably there was only time to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BuenViaje2121
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Long main street running from The Hermitage museum up to Moskva Train Station. Not the kind of grand boulevard , Champs Elysées like, that I expected; very few trees, large and noisy, traffic jams, and too many fast food places and tourist traps. Even the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

24 hours live street with many Artists, tour operators, shoppings, fast foods, restaurants and everything .. every thing you may need can be find here😄 It’s the main street of Saint Petersburg and most of must-see sights are here around and easily achievable. So a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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qq4868
Taipei, Taiwan
where to leave luggage in St. Petersburg downtown (3 Replies)
My friend and I will arrive St. Petersburg at 7:00 AM and we have to wait until afternoon to check in the hostel. I would like to know if there is any train or metro station near Nevsky Prospekt since we will be hanging around there. Many Thanks !
February 18, 2017|
Response fromMarassa|
> we have to wait until afternoon to check in the hostel Not sure about hostels but most hotels would gladly keep your stuff before your check-in or after check-out. > if there is any train or metro station near Nevsky Prospekt since we will be hanging around there If you are going to hang around all the 4.5 kilometers of it then why not Moskovsky station.
SiuDing
Hong Kong
Getting to Helicopter access point near Orbial Road (4 Replies)
We will stay at Nevsky Prospekt, can anyone suggest the transport to get there? It is near Pulkovo Airport. The helicopter will start at around 9am or 10am, I am worry about the traffic during the hours. The company proposed transfer to & back but cost me USD100 I think it is too expensive. If I call Taxi (e.g.taxi777) will it charge by meter counter? Or should I get to metro Moskovskaya then take taxi? Around how long will it take me to get there? Thank you for your kind advices.
August 28, 2012|
Response fromSvetakoshka|
Hi SiuDing, I'm not sure what you mean by "Helicopter access point near Orbial road" - is it some sort of attraction? In general, Nevsky prospekt is not near the Pulkovo airport. It takes about 45 minutes by public transport (metro+bus) or about 30 minutes by taxi ONLY IF the traffic is fast. Also it depends what part of Nevsky prospekt you're staying in and if you're close to Blue metro line (direct to the airport) or you have to change metro lines. Official airport taxi is about 800-900...More
Millimad
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Canal Cruise in St Petersburg (4 Replies)
Those of you who have been on a canal tour of St Petersburg - which company would you recommend for a day time cruise and which route? We plan to combine the cruise with our exploration of the Nevsky Prospekt area so a starting point in that area would be good. There seem to be so many companies to choose from we'd welcome your advice. We don't need an English speaking guide but an audio guide might be good. Thanks in advance
May 31, 2018|
Response fromЮлия М|
There are plenty of boats; I prefer private - they are small and you can hire it for 2 or persons. More expensive but more fun and pleasure. I would recommend two trips - during daytime and at night when the bridges are raised.