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Pushka Inn Hotel

Nearest metro: Gostiny Dvor, Nevsky prospekt

Location is the biggest attraction of the Pushka Inn. Situated on the embankment of the Moyka River just a few steps from Palace Square and the Hermitage Museum in the Winter Palace, the hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the grand historic center of St. Petersburg, and equally convenient for the shopping, restaurants, and nightlife on and around Nevsky Prospekt.

The nearest metro station to the Pushka Inn is on the Canal Griboedova entrance to Nevsky Prospekt and Gostiny Dvor Stations, about ten minutes' walk from the hotel. Moskovsky Station is at the opposite end of Nevsky Prospekt, and can be reached by car within 15 minutes. Vitebsky Station is a similar distance from the hotel, while Ladozhsky Station is around 30 minutes' drive from the hotel. Pulkovo International Airport is to the south of St. Petersburg, about 18km from the Pushka Inn, and guests should allow at least 40 minutes for the journey, and considerably more at peak times.

Local Sightseeing

The Pushka Inn Hotel is just a few minutes' walk away from most of St. Petersburg's most famous visitor attractions, including the Church of Our Saviour on the Spilled Blood, Kazan Cathedral, St. Isaac's Cathedral, and the State Hermitage Museum on Palace Square, which is only 100m from the hotel.

Lesser-known sights of interest in the immediate vicinity of the hotel include the Alexander Pushkin Museum and Memorial Apartment, right next to the hotel, which occupies the apartments where Russia's greatest poet lived for a year and died after being wounded in a duel in 1837. The museum has restored the apartments period interiors, and contains a variety of exhibitions concerning Pushkin's life and works.

At 20, Naberezhnaya Reki Moyki, the St. Petersburg State Academic Kapella is the oldest and one of the finest concert halls in the city. It's beautiful building dates from the 1780s, and it hosts a wide range of classical concerts including performances by its world-renowned choir and orchestra.

On the corner of Nevsky Prospekt and Naberezhnaya Reki Moyki, under five minutes' walk from the Pushka Inn, the Stroganov Palace was home to one of Russia's most influential noble families. Built in 1753 by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the glorious pink-and-white late baroque building is now part of the Russian museum, and houses a wide variety of exhibitions of historic art and culture, as well as the fully restored state rooms of the palace.

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