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The Church on Spilt Blood

A trip to St Petersburg is incomplete without a visit to this visually striking cathedral. In a city of breathtaking Baroque and Neoclassicism, this church by a canal stands out with its attention-grabbing 17th century architecture, harking back to the romanticized and colourful "Candy Land" of medieval Russia. It's like Russian Art Nouveau, a nationally ...

Designer Furniture on Bolshaya Konyushennaya

After two days of marinating my eyes in classical art at the Hermitage coupled with St. Petersburg's relentlessly beautiful Baroque and Neoclassicism on crack aesthetics, modern design was a sight for sore eyes. I chanced upon these intoxicating interior and furniture stores (one of them is DESIGN GALLERY/BULTHAUP from Berlin) on Bolshaya Konyushennaya after visiting the gorgeous Church of ...


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