The Gorokhovaya Street, looking toward the Admiralty
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 Sadovaya Street near Sennaya Square. Running south, crossing the Fontanka River with the Semenovsky Bridge. The street ends at Zagorodny Prospect.
Gorokhovaya Street is one of central Saint Petersburg's major thoroughfares. Briantsev Youth Theatre, one of the first professional children's theatres in Russia, is located here since 1922.
The nearest subway stations are Sennaya Square and Pushkinskaya.
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