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Literary Corner of Volkovskoie Cemetery, St Petersburg

Literary Corner of Volkovskoie Cemetery - St Petersburg, Russian Federation
Literary Corner of Volkovskoie Cemetery
30 Rasstannaia Ulitsa, St Petersburg, Russian Federation 192Map
+7 812 166 2383
Neighborhood: Central

The Necropolis was opened in 1935 on the territory of Volkovskoie cemetery. It is known under the name Literatorskie Mostki (Literary Gangway) as in the old days it was a very dingy and dirty place reachable only by traversing a series of wooden planks. It is the museum part of the cemetery as it became a place of eternal rest for famous writers (Turgenev, Kuprin), scientists (Mendeleev, Bekhterev), architects and painters. The Necropolis includes the Church of the Resurrection of Christ, where memorial exhibitions take place.

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