Vladimirskaya metro station in St. Petersburg

Vladimirskaya is a station of the St. Petersburg Metro. It is part of the Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya line, located between the Pushkinskaya and Ploshchad Vosstaniya stations, Central District of St. Petersburg.

The station was opened on November 15, 1955 as part of the first stage of the Avtovo metro – Ploshchad Vosstaniya. The name is associated with the proximity of Vladimirskaya Square and Vladimirsky Prospekt. Now it has a tranfer to Dostoevskaya metro station.

On December 15, 2011, the Council for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage included the station in the unified state register of objects of cultural heritage of regional significance.

Vladimirskaya is a deep-laid pylon station (depth ≈ 55 m) with a shortened central nave (hall).

The entire underground hall is lined with white, slightly chilly Ural marble from the Koelga deposit. The floor is made of dark granite, massive chandeliers illuminate the station. The track walls are covered with marble. On the doors of the track walls there are decorative gratings with the inscription “1955”, according to the year the station was opened, the same grating is located in the end wall of the central hall.

The station lobby is built into the building located at the intersection of Bolshaya Moskovskaya Street and Kuznechny Lane, near Vladimirskaya Square, which houses the design institute Lenmetrogiprotrans in front of the Vladimirsky Cathedral. The vestibule was designed by architects G. I. Alexandrov, A. V. Zhuk, A. I. Pribulsky.

The station lobby is lined with golden-yellow marble of the Fominsky deposit. The dome of the vestibule is illuminated from below. The ground entrance building is closely adjacent to the walls of the Blacksmith’s Market, and this significantly influenced the theme of the design of the station.

Address: Metro station – Vladimirskaya – St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg, Bolshaya Moskovskaya st., 2 / Kuznechny per., 1

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