Gostiny Dvor is a station of the St. Petersburg Metro. It is located on the Nevsko-Vasileostrovskaya line, between the Vasileostrovskaya and Mayakovskaya stations, Central District of St. Petersburg. One of ten closed stations.
The station was opened on November 3, 1967 as part of the Vasileostrovskaya – Alexander Nevsky Square section. It got its name because of the location of the ground lobby in the courtyard of the department store of the same name.
The ground vestibule of the station was designed by architects A. K. Andreev, Ya. E. Moskalenko and engineer S. P. Schukin. The lobby is installed into the building of the Gostiny Dvor department store on the corner of Nevsky Prospekt and Sadovaya Street.
“Gostiny Dvor” is a closed-type station (“horizontal lift”) deep (depth ≈ 56 m). Platform sliding doors are installed along the edges of the platforms.
The underground hall was built according to the project of architects S. G. Mayofis, E. S. Belyat, V. E. Shevelenko and engineer Yu. A. Skorobennikov.
The station is a transfer hub for the trains of the Moscow-Petrogradskaya line. It is connected to the Nevsky Prospekt metro station by a tunnel crossing and small escalators.
Address: Nevsky prospekt, 35, St. Petersburg