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Originally a dockyard for shipbuilding, this early St. Petersburg building is known for its beautiful gilded spire, and now serves as a naval college.
Admiralteyskiy Drive, 1 | metro Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

It’s nice and attractive building with nice garden around having great time here to set and watch or having great photo Also close from it a clean toilet with 30 rubles for entrance

Thank abdulrahman542
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a beautiful building not all that far from the Hermitage. We walked by it a number of times during our five days in St. Petersburg. We were there at the same time as the World Cup and there was a tent right in...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

As most major buildings in SPB this is a good looking place, the Admiralty, in a nice area its a welcome colour and as usual has a fine gold spire.

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Then building is beautiful from the outside. I walked past it and enjoyed the views. Not sure if open to public.

Thank nikhil_malhotra
Reviewed 2 July 2018

it the most visible building in Saint Petersburg u can see it from everywhere in SPB i did not have the time to enter it

Reviewed 12 June 2018

This distinctive tower is visible from various spots and angles throughout the immediate area. It is quite a standout when viewed from the area of St. Isaac's and you see this gold spire in the distance. It is part of the Admiralty complex.

Thank 2CAtravelers
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Looks almost like a palace from a distance. This is a very classy historical old building that dominates the local landcape in ghis lovely city of St Petersburg.

Thank allanriley9
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Huge yellow building taking up several blocks along the river -- across from the Winter Palace. The Admiralty was build as a shipyard by Peter the Great (1704-11). Building is U-shaped and served as headquarters for the Russian navy. Rebuilt in 1806. Closed to public,...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This is a nice building and whichever aspect you view from it’s great to spend time here. From the River Neva side it’s good but best to view it from the park. It’s close the St Isaacs Cathedral which can be viewed from the sand...More

Thank Castlewolf
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The Admiralty is a lovely building situated at 2 Admiralteyskaya naberezhnaya. Closed to the public but good for a picture. Close to St Isaac's Cathedral.

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