In 1781 here was founded Vedensky Gymnasium, in which the Russian poet Alexander Blok studied in 1891-1898.
In October 2011 here was opened Vedensky hotel. Guests are offered breakfast buffet, 5 conference rooms, rooms from Standard to Royal Suite, panoramic rooftop restaurant, 24-hour lobby bar, gym, underground parking, 2 beauty salons, souvenir shop.
The walk to the metro stations «Petrogradskaya» and «Chkalovskaya» takes 10 minutes. The St. Petersburg Cathedral Mosque can be reached in a 15-minute walk.
The hotel is a 20-minute drive from Moskovsky Train Station. Pulkovo Airport is a 30-minute drive.