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Saint Petersburg was constructed in 1703. The first hotel was built in 1719 on a place of Chicherin House in a Nevsky Prospekt 15. It was a Gostiny Dvor (Russian: Гостиный Двор), a gallery where merchants lived, stored the goods and traded in them.[dubious ][1]

The first modern hotel was opened in 1804 on Bolshaya Morskaya street 23/8. It was called the "Big hotel Paris" (Russian: Большая гостиница Париж). In 1821 was published rule "Provisions about hotels, restaurants, coffee houses, and taverns".[2]

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  1. ^ Chesnokova, A. N. (1985). Невский проспект [Nevsky Prospekt] (in Russian). Leningrad: Lenizdat. p. 14. OCLC 13820895.
  2. ^ Hotels (entry). Saint Petersburg, Russia: Saint-Petersburg encyclopedia. Retrieved December 21, 2014.