Test your knowledge of the scary places of St Petersburg and redeem a Halloween surprise
“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most,” wrote Fyodor Dostoyevsky in his masterpiece Crime and Punishment. As capital of the Russian Empire for more than two hundred years, St Petersburg has experienced several revolutions and wars that have created a layered and mysterious course of history. There are many dark places, abandoned buildings, secret corners and sights with a scary past yet to be discovered by expatriates and Russians alike. How well do you know creepy places of St Petersburg?