St.Petersburg: Gostinyy Dvor

Dating from the earliest days of St.Petersburg, Gostinyy Dvor, or the Great Bazaar forms the commercial heart of the city.With modern shopping centers standing next to Tsarist-era churches, this vast square is also a major social and cultural hub of St.Petersburg.Until the mid-19th century, shops in this area catered almost exclusively for the luxury end […]