Pushkinskaya (Saint Petersburg Metro)

Pushkinskaya (Russian: Пу́шкинская) is a station of the Saint Petersburg Metro. It first opened on 30 April 1956, under the original name of "Vitebskiy vokzal", referring to the connecting Vitebsky railway station.

Saint Petersburg Metro station
Station Hall
LocationAdmiralteysky District
Saint Petersburg
Coordinates59°55′14.48″N 30°19′46.81″E
Owned bySaint Petersburg Metro
Line(s) Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line
PlatformsIsland platform
Structure typeUnderground
Depth≈57 m (187 ft)
Opened30 April 1956
Preceding station   St Petersburg Metro   Following station
toward Devyatkino
Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line
Frunzensko-Primorskaya Line
Transfer at: Zvenigorodskaya
toward Shushary

There is a monument in the station dedicated to the poet Alexander Pushkin sculpted by Mikhail Anikushin. This station was the first USSR metro station with memorial located under the ground.

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