The heart and soul of Saint Petersburg SO MUCH HISTORY HERE Nevsky Prospekt – Siege of Leningrad https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https%3A%2F%2Fs-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com%2F564x%2Fd7%2Fb3%2F50%2Fd7b35041056e7abc12ec47dfadb87319.jpg&imgrefurl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pinterest.com%2Fpin%2F542402348851796587%2F&docid=Jk1PNwDP9taeYM&tbnid=wVVc9WrRS6u92M%3A&vet=1&w=564&h=409&itg=1&client=safari&bih=775&biw=1344&q=NEVSKY%20PROSPEKT%20seige%20of%20leningrad&ved=0ahUKEwiOh_PWg8_SAhUN5mMKHUytBj0QMwgqKA0wDQ&iact=mrc&uact=8#h=409&imgrc=wVVc9WrRS6u92M:&vet=1&w=564
Behold! The reason why I came to Saint Petersburg! Just a 5 minute walk from the Apartment Hotel ( ART HOTEL KON-TIKI – Highly recommended hotel to stay ) As a solo traveler, I initially thought it was too ambitious to go to RUSSIA, but I must […]
View from Dom Knigi – one of my favorite hang out place in Saint Petersburg, spent most of time during my stay in this historical bookstore even though it’s filled with Russian Books. It’s amazing how this place made me feel so at home, not to mention the cozy cafe inside outlooking the Kazan Cathedral. Plus! It’s Amazing Art Nouveau architecture.
Dom Knigi, the main state bookseller, was opened in the building in 1938. During the Siege of Leningrad, the shop continued to operate even when a bomb was dropped on the neighbouring building, shattering all of Dom Knigi’s windows and flooding the storage rooms. It […]