Baltiyskaya metro station in St. Petersburg

Baltiyskaya is a station of the St. Petersburg Metro. It is located on the Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya line, between Narvskaya and Technological Institute stations, Admiralteysky District.

The station was opened on November 15, 1955 as part of the first stage of the Avtovo metro – Ploshchad Vosstaniya. The name was given due to the proximity to the Baltic railway station and the toponymy of the surrounding streets.

Object of cultural heritage of regional importance.

The station pavilion was designed by architects M. K. Benois, A. I. Kubasov, F. F. Oleinik, engineer S. M. Epshtein and is located on the square of the Baltic Station. The pavilion is attached directly to the eastern wing of the building of the Baltic Station and faces the station square with a six-columned portico-loggia.

Baltic is a deep-laid pylon station (depth ≈ 40 m)

Between the columns of the portico of the ground pavilion, in a niche behind the colonnade above the entrance doors, there are five bas-reliefs of prominent Russian naval commanders:

Portrait of Admiral F. F. Ushakov. Sculptor V. V. Isaeva
Portrait of Admiral M. P. Lazarev. Sculptor A. A. Strekavin
Portrait of Admiral V. A. Kornilov. Sculptor A. N. Chernitsky
Portrait of Admiral P. S. Nakhimov. Sculptor R. K. Taurit
Portrait of Admiral S. O. Makarov. Sculptor A. G. Ovsyannikov

The wall of the ticket hall is also decorated with reliefs. When descending into the escalator hall, there is a monument to Stalin against the background of the painting “Cruiser Aurora”.

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