Chernyshevskaya is part of the Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Metro Line, located in St Petersburg, Russia. The metro station was built in 1958, still in use. The underground railway station had gotten its name from the famous Russian writer and philosopher, Nikolai Chernyshevsky.
The Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Metro Line was built in 1955 being the oldest in St Petersburg. It is usually drawn with red on the metro maps. The first of its stations had been artfully decorated but later, the following constructed stations had been forbidden ornamentations and design.
Good to know about St Petersburg Metro Station
The station is placed right in the center of the city making the downtown easy to be reached by foot. As most of the tourist attractions exist in the central area of the city it makes the station a convenient means of transportation to get there.
The metro represents a cheap means of transportation and easy to get around. Be aware though that stops are spread and you might need to learn the buses as well.
The metro system comprises 58 stations and is generally preferred for long distance trips that connect the suburbs with the central part of the city.
Pay attention to the metro train entrance which is marked by a blue “M”; if you have baggage, you might be asked to pay separately for it (if it’s considerable heavy).
It might be useful to get informed beforehand to know exactly your steps around the station as there are no English indications, only Cyrillic.
The underground trains start activity at 5:30 a.m. and close operations at 1:00 a.m., sometimes even earlier;
Remember that where lines get intersected the station has two different names, one for each line.
regular ticket: R14;
10 trips for 7 days: R115;
20 trips for 15 days: R220;
40 trips for 30 days: R432;
One Russian Ruble is worth:
1 RUB = 0.032004 U.S. $ and 1 RUB = 0.0239 EUR
Sightseeing near Chernyshevskaya Metro Station
St Petersburg is a beautiful city, second largest and the former Russian capital; due to its gorgeous landmarks, its historical and cultural city centre had been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
You should visit Tavrichesky palace, a grandiose building which used to host superb balls and parties organized by Prince Potemkin; it has beautiful gardens, pavilions and ponds.
A family tour to the Zoo might entertain all the members; the zoo is also known as the Leningrad Zoo is the largest and the oldest in Russia and it has around 2 000 animals; you will definitely need more than a few hours to visit it.
If you are an art lover don’t allow yourself to miss The Hermitage, one of the biggest but also oldest art museums in the world; the sum of the items that form the museum collection is three million. The museum was opened in 1764 by Catherine the Great.
Consider for visit also the Alexandrinsky theatre and Saint Michael’s Castle which are great landmarks as well.
Official website: http://www.metro.spb.ru