Location of the h0tel in St. Petersburg
H0TEL "Aximaris" was opened in May 2012. It is located in the center of St. Petersburg (Hotel Spb) in a 2-minute walk from the metro station "Sportivnaya", close to the main historical attractions such as the Spit of Vasilievsky Island, Rostral column, the Stock Exchange building, the Museum of Ethnography, Zoological Museum, the Hermitage and Palace Square. Also it is located nearby Zoo, Planetarium, theater "Baltic House", stadium "Petrovskiy", the Palace of Sports "Jubileiny" and Prince Vladimir Cathedral.
H0tel "Aximaris" is a 15-minute walk far from the Peter and Paul fortress. The embankment of the Neva river is 1 km far from the h0tel "Aximaris", and the Hermitage Museum is 2 km away. It takes 30 minutes by car to get to Moscow Railway Station. The Pulkovo International Airport is 18 km away from the hotel.
Bolshoy Avenue of Petrogradskaya Side is a center of shopping with many shops of world famous fashion brands. There are many restaurants, cafes and small gift shops within walking distance. The house No. 2/5 located at the corner of Bolshoy Avenue of Petrogradskaya Side (building 5) and Zverinskaya Street (building 2) was V. G. Chubakov's profitable house which was constructed in 1909-1910 according to the project of architect V.I.Van-der-Gyukhta.
The building sustained in modernist style attracts attention with the characteristic rounded corner decorated with a parapet with vases, elegant bay windows and large show-windows on the first floor. The poet Nikolay Tikhonov (1896-1979 gg.) lived in this house from 1922 to 1944. His apartment was one of the literary centers of Leningrad. V. V. Mayakovsky and A.A.Fadeev, Olga Forsh, O.F. Berggolts and many other have been there.
H0tel Aximaris(Аксимарис) is located in the corner of the building and has an entrance from the side of Zverinskaya street (the first entrance). The h0tel occupies the second floor and has windows looking on Zverinskaya Street (building 2).
St. Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It was founded in 1703 by Peter the Great as the "Window on Europe St. Petersburg was the capital of Russia from 1712 till 1918.
The city was built on the swampy land at the mouth of the River Neva. Prominent European and Russian architects worked here. The new capital grew rapidly in wealth and beauty.
The most famous square in the city is the Palace Square with its magnificent ensemble.
The streets and squares in St. Petersburg are very beautiful. Nevsky Prospect is the main street of the city, where there are amazing buildings, shops, hotels and the remarkable Kazan Cathedral with a colonnade and monuments to M. Kutuzov and Barclay de Tolly. Here in the prospect one can see the magnificent building of the Admiralty and the ensemble of the Alexander Nevsky Lavra.
The city is often called the Venice of the North because there are 65 rivers and canals with artistically decorated cast iron bridges. One of the most beautiful is the Anichkov Bridge.
St. Petersburg inspired many of our great poets, writers, painters, sculptors, composers and actors. Much of the life and work of Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tchaikovsky, Repin and Kramskoi was connected with the city.
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