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The 10 best districts of Saint Petersburg to stay


Saint Petersburg – one of the most attractive cities of Russia. So many people are impressed by the St. Petersburg romantic. One for himself in the Northern capital, they come here again and again. Some dream to find their own area in the city on the Neva river and settle there on a permanent basis. And if seasoned visitors to St. Petersburg towns know each area is not worse than the indigenous inhabitants, the ordinary tourists planning a relocation to Saint Petersburg, you need to first familiarize yourself with the routine of the city. Today, for your attention ten of the best districts of Saint Petersburg to stay.

10. Krasnoselsky

Start with the Krasnoselsky district, which is located in the South-West of the Northern capital. Formed the administrative unit was in 1973 at the famous red Village (from where the name derives). The area is comfortable to stay in the first place due to its ecologically clean areas and scenic parks. Here are some green areas like South seaside Park, Vorontsov Villa, Park Sosnovaya Polyana Park, "Krasno Selo", as well as several areas for recreation. The only sensitive point of the Krasnoselsky area is considered a transport issue (in the area there are no metro stations). However, on the official level has already been agreed that the project of building the station "Yugo-Zapadnaya" to realize that it is planned in 2022.

9. Kalinin

The district of Saint-Petersburg, where unofficial estimates set the world's first monument to Lenin, located in the Northern part of the city. Kalininsky district with a long history (founded the area in 1936) and a high standard of living (third highest among the 18 districts of St. Petersburg). For those who only is determined by the place of residence in the Northern capital, Kalinin is ready to offer a couple of advantages. Among them: transport infrastructure (a large number of roads and several metro stations), green zone (Murinsky, Pioneer and Piscaresti parks, and many gardens and parks), educational institutions (8 research institutes and academies) and cultural sites in abundance. In addition, the district leads the list of the most here there is less crimes per capita.

8. Moscow

Another representative of South-Western St. Petersburg in our list. Moskovsky district is the informal status of the "South gate" Peter, where is the Pulkovo airport. In addition, there are two Moscow along the Federal highway ("Russia" and "Pskov"). Its current name the area was acquired in 1919, while the road, which is based on Moskovsky Prospekt appeared at all before the Peter. Its residents Moscow provides a quite developed infrastructure. In the district there are three large green Park, three dozen state-owned medical institutions, cultural and recreational center, five stadiums, numerous tennis courts and over 100 gyms and playgrounds.

7. Frunze

This small area of St. Petersburg is located closer to the center of the city. The historical centre of the town is legendary Kupchino. For a long time the area suffered from transport isolation, but in the period from 2008 to 2012 years, it is a 4 metro stops away, and in 2017, they added 3 more. Such measures certainly added convenience and made Frunzenskaya quite attractive for travelers. Despite the fact that the area is small, on its territory there are 133 educational institutions, 19 medical centers, two dozen youth clubs and groups and 13 libraries. It is separately possible to allocate a huge centre for sports development "Start".

6. Nevsky

The uniqueness of this area of St. Petersburg that he is the only one situated on the banks of the Neva. The history of the Nevsky began in 1917 when the country entered the list of the first fifteen of the districts of Petrograd. In addition to the essential attribute of the Northern capital in the form of drawbridges Nevsky has at its disposal 7 metro stations, 13 libraries, 3 museums and 2 hotels. Also in the area there is no shortage of schools (50 schools, 13 colleges and 4 institutes). As for the environmental component, Nevsky boasts seven large green areas, including a Park named after Yesenin, the estate of General Chernov, Park imeni Babushkina, Brest Park and Park "Kurakina dacha".

6. Petrograd

One of the smallest areas of Peter is located in the North-East. In addition, there is the famous Peter and Paul fortress, Petrograd district famous Petrovsky stadium, Saint Petersburg planetarium and the theatre "Music-Hall". Also Petrograd since ancient times, is the source of military and medical specialists, having on its territory a lot of schools these profiles. The area has a four hundred sports facilities, as well as 51 cultural institution. Attractive in terms of living aspect, it is possible to allocate the recent housing repairs (complete replacement of all boiler rooms and thermal networks). So that the heating is now you can not worry.

5. Vasileostrovskaya

Along Nevsky Vasileostrovskiy district was among the first fifteen, and traces its history back to 1917. Area (a total of 14.6 square kilometers) the area occupies the penultimate place in St. Petersburg, however, the population density (11 of 260 people per "square") area almost leads in the whole of Russia. Vasileostrovskaya is known primarily for drawbridges. Until the end of 2016 beauty turn around the problem (at the time of divorce with the rest of the areas continued land communication). The problem was solved by the construction of additional land on the Western high – speed diameter now travel in the city is open around the clock. For travelers the area is favorable from an environmental point of view, the green here really a lot.

4. Petrodvorets

The history of this area began in 1938, when on the basis of urban settlement Peterhof was established by the eponymous district. The name for Petrodvorets area secured in 1944 (despite the fact that Peterhof in the late 90s again began to dub the Peterhof district to rename again the need is not considered). As you may have guessed, here is the personification of the whole of the Northern capital in the form of the legendary fountains. Here too is the Palace complex of Oranienbaum and the Constantine Palace. The infrastructure of the area focused on cultural institutions (art school, library, leisure centre and several museums) and educational institutions (20 schools and 30 kindergartens).

3. Vyborg

Vyborg is considered one of the oldest districts of St. Petersburg. After all, even before the formation of the city on the Neva river there were Russian settlements belonging to the group of land called "the Vyborg side". From the point of view of the accommodation the district can be considered very comfortable. It offers residents 6 large parks and gardens, about 50 squares, 60 schools, many playgrounds and sports grounds, as well as several institutions and a few large medical centers. In Vyborg there are 6 subway stations that gives the area a quick connection with the rest of the city and availability.

1. Seaside

Finally, the largest by population and 4th by area, district of Saint-Petersburg. Here for potential occupants has a lot of advantages. First, a quarter of the area (and it is nearly 110 square miles) is reserved for environmentally friendly zone. Secondly, it is in the seaside account for as much as 20 per cent of all new housing Peter. Will appreciate the area and relative calm, after all, this area is recognized as the most safe in all of Northern capital crime in the seaside is extremely low. The area also carries the unofficial title of "healthy" in the city (here the minimum of the number of premature deaths).

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