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One of the most interesting and atmospheric (down to earth) places in Petersburg is the well-known Literary Café which can be found at the address of Nevsky prospect 18. I want to tell you a little information about the history of this place.
The "Literary Café" is for the Russian literature fans - a very legendary place:
The candy store called "Wolf and Berenger" has been around since the XIX century where all the Russian classics visited most.
The candy store opened in 1791 and very quickly won popularity in Petersburg. The reason for this was not only the excellent kitchen but also the huge number of free newspapers and magazines that were available (Since the majority of Russian writers were rather poor). However, the kitchen was too tall: not without reason newspaper deliverers christened the candy store "the delicacy and prodigality temple".
From this candy store, the Pushkin´s who lived a stone's throw away had a fatal duel on January 27, 1837; here he met the second Danzas and drank a glass of lemonade before the duel.
Several days later, right at this time the first verses were ready to several people of the well-known author Lermontov "On the death of the poet". However, this place is significant not only to these (what? Please be more specific). For example, over here there was Dostoevsky's acquaintance with Petrashevsky which nearly the writer´s life. In 1877, the candy store was closed, and in its place there stood the Leyner's restaurant. It also became the "Bohemian" town but instead of writers there were generally theater-goers and musicians - actors of the Aleksandrinsky theater, Shalyapin, Tchaikovsky. "The literary cafe" completely justifies the name: it is not simply a restaurant but sort of an artistic gathering area. Here almost daily one can see take place poetic readings, classical music concerts, speeches of ballet dancers and other interesting shows. Prepare for excellent quality, the prices are not too expensive, and the main point - there are refunds. All who comes to our city - should definitely visit this great institution!
A good start to writing. I rewrote several areas because I couldn´t understand exactly the sentences. I hope it makes sense. Kindest regards. Adam
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