ARTS SQUARE and the Russian Museum
Arts Square was planned by Carlo Rossi, an Italian by birth who spent most of his life working in Russia and is considered by many to be a Russian architect. Rossi also built Arts Square's most prominent building - the Mikhailovsky Palace, which today houses the Russian Museum. As well as the Russian Museum, Arts Square is home to the Mussorgsky Theater (Maly Theater), the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Large Hall, and the Ethnographic Museum, among others.
For more information on Arts Square in St. Petersburg, please go to http://www.saint-petersburg.com/virtual-tour/arts-square.asp
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