Gorokhovaya Street

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The Gorokhovaya Street, looking toward the Admiralty
Neoclassical architecture in Gorokhovaya Street

Gorokhovaya Street (Russian: Горо́ховая у́лица) is a north-south thoroughfare in the Central Business District of Saint Petersburg.

Gorokhovaya Street extends from the Admiralty and runs south, crossing the Moyka River and the Griboyedov Canal, crossing the Garden Street near Sennaya Square. Running south, crossing Fontanka River, it is home to the Semenovsky Bridge. The street ends at Zagorodny Prospect.

Gorokhovaya Street is one of central Saint Petersburg's major thoroughfares. The street is home to the Briantsev Youth Theatre, one of the first professional children's theatres in Russia, opened in 1922.

The nearest metro stations are Sennaya Square and Pushkinskaya.

Rodion Raskolnikov, the main character of Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, lived in an apartment house at Gorokhovaya Street. Also, the titular character of Ivan Goncharov's novel Oblomov lives on the same street.

The former name of this street is "Dzerzhinsky Street", named after Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky.

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Coordinates: 59°55′46″N 30°19′14″E / 59.9295°N 30.3205°E / 59.9295; 30.3205