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By metroWe recommend traveling to Oktyabrskaya (Circle Line) metro station. Turn right after the ticket barriers and right again as you leave the station. Follow Leninsky Prospekt in the direction of the traffic. The walk to Gorky Park will take around five minutes (400 meters). Enter the Park through the gate with black columns (after 6 Leninsky Prospekt, Building 3).
By carThere are paid parking spaces on either side of Krymsky Bridge, one in front of Gorky Park and the other across Krymsky Val, by the State Tretyakov Gallery and Muzeon Park. Parking is limited, and on weekends and public holidays the parking lots may be full.
By landThe nearest bus stop to the Leninsky Prospekt entrance to the park is Pervaya Gorodskaya Bolnitsa (trolleybuses M4 and 4; buses M1, 111, 196, T7, and T7K).
2A Admiralteysky Canal Embankment, St. Petersburg
By metroThe nearest metro station is Admiralteyskaya. The island has two entrances, both located on the Admiralteysky Canal Embankment side. The walk will take 25 minutes (1.9 km).
By carYou can leave your car by the island on the Admiralteysky Canal Embankment, but please note that the number of parking spaces is limited.
By landThe nearest stops are Ploshchad Truda (buses 3, 6, 22, 27, 70, 71; trolleybuses 5, 22; shared taxis: К-6К, К-62, К-124, К -169, K-186, K-306, K-350) and Pisareva Street (shared taxis: K-124, K-186).