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Built by Giacomo Quarenghi between 1806 and 1808 as a school for aristocratic girls, the Smolny Institute was thrust into the limelight in 1917 when it became the headquarters for the Bolshevik Central Committee and the Petrograd Soviet. From here, Trotsky and Lenin directed the October Revolution, and in the Hall of Acts (Aktovy zal) on 25 October, the All-Russian Congress of Soviets conferred power on a Bolshevik government led by Lenin. The Smolny Institute served as the seat of

LITEYNY & SMOLNY

INFORMATION

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American Consulate

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Austrian Consulate

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Belarusian Consulate

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British Consulate

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Citibank SmoIny 6 C2

Euromed 7 E2

Finnish Consulate

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German Consulate

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Lithuanian Consulate kohcyjitctbo JIhtbm 10 C3

Med Palace 11 B2

Ukrainian Embassy IIOCOJIbCTBO YKpaHHW 12 E2

SIGHTS (pp83-9)

Anna Akhmatova Museum in the Fountain House

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Bolshoy Dom TYB^

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Cathederal of the Transfiguration of our Saviour

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Floral Exhibition Hall

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Museum of Decorative & Applied Arts My3en npHKJiaflHoro HCKyccTBa 18 A2

Museum of Erotica My3eH3pOTHKH 19 C2

Museum of the Defence & Blockade of Leningrad

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Sheremetyev Palace

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Smolny Cathedral

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Smolny Institute

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Statue of Felix Dzerzhinsky

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World of Water Museum 26 D2

Anglia Books 27 B4

BonVin 28 C2

Borey Art Centre 29 B4

Kisselenko Fashion Salon 30 D3

Liberty Art Gallery 31 B3

Maltevsky Market

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Sekunda 33 B4

Soldier of Fortune 34 C3

Sportivny on Liteyny 35 B4

Baltic Bread 36 C3

Black Cat, White Cat 37 B3

Blin Donalfs 38 B3

C hay nay a Lo^hka 39 C2

Fat Frier 40 B3

GinNoTaki 41 C2

Molokhovets" Dream 42 C3

Pravda 43 C4

Sunduk 44 C2

Vox 45 B2

DRINKING & NIGHTLIFE E3(ppl77-86) 3L 46 D4

City Bar

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49 B3

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(ppl 88-94)

Bolshoy Puppet Theatre

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Grand Concert Hall

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Smolny Cathedral

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(see 22)

SPORTS & ACTIVITIES

(ppl 95-200)

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SLEEPING □

(pp201-12)

Arbat Nord Hotel

Austrian Yard Hotel (see 3»

Hotel Neva 59 B2

Hotel Suverov 60 C4

Hotel Vera 61 D3

Nils Bed & Breakfast 62 C4

Pio on Mokhovaya 63 B3

Puppet Hostel 64 B3

Sleep Cheap 65 B2

St Petersburg International

Hostel 66 C4

Zimmer Frei 67 B3

TRANSPORT (pp233-40) Ferry Centre IlapOMHbiH ueHTp 68 C4

power until March 1918. In 1934, Leningrad Party chief Sergei Kirov was assassinated on Stalin's orders as he left the building, sparking the notorious Leningrad purges (see p35). Today St Petersburg governor Valen-tina Matvienko runs the city from here.

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