In the very centre of Saint Petersburg, just in 10-munites walk from the Hermitage and St. Isaac's Cathedral, one can see a beautiful palace, a real masterpiece of the second half of the XIX century — Nickolaevsky Palace. The palace was built by the gifted architect Andrey Shtakenshneider for Grand Duke Nickolay, a son of the Emperor Nickolay I. In 1894 the building opened its door as the college for noble women of Saint Petersburg. After the revolution 1917 the palace was occupied by the trade unions organizations and was renamed to the Palace of Labor.
Public transport stop (230 m)