1 Pushkinskaya

1955 St. Petersburg

Zvenigorodskaya square 52

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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.

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.

lobby architect V.P. Shuvalova and Aron Solomonovich Gretskin (photo has not survived)