Posts By: Ayla Opatz

10 Feb
2017
Smolny Convent is located on Ploschad Rastrelli very close to the famous river Neva. It is composed of the Smolny Cathedral (Smolny Sobor) and the surrounding building complex, which was originally designed to become a nunnery. History The Russian Orthodox convent was built to house Elizabeth, the daughter of Peter the Great, who wanted to become a nun after ...
08 Feb
2017
A Visit to Sennoy Market Last weekend I decided to visit one of the oldest grocery markets of St.Petersburg: Sennoy market / Сенной рынок (Sennoy rynok). It is located centrally at Moskovsky Prospect 4A, so you can either walk there by foot or take the metro to Sadovaya, Spasskaya or Sennaya Ploschad. The opening hours ...
01 Feb
2017
Hello and Good morning This is it: my first post for Liden & Denz Saint Petersburg. To describe myself in one word, I would probably use the call myself a traveljunkie. My addiction started in 2009, when I went Ireland in order to improve my English at a language school. The consequences of those three ...