Lakhta Center is a multifunctional complex in St. Petersburg with the Gazprom headquarter and public spaces occupying a third of the area. Construction was completed in October 2018, now start work on the arrangement of business and public areas. The opening will take place in about a year, when the complex will be fully prepared to meet guests. »



"World of Science" и Planetarium

Transformable Hall

Observation deck

Panoramic restaurant

Project Status

April 2019:

  • Main construction and installation works are completed,
  • Preparation for the commissioning of the Complex is in progress.

Video of stages of construction

Panoramas of stages




Presentation Materials

News and Publications

29.06.2016, Sibirskaya Neft Magazine

In 2018 the “marine facade” of Saint Petersburg will get its main landmark.

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25.06.2016, Urban Report, Irina Loban

Lakhta Сenter Chief Engineer Sergey Nikiforov tells Urban Report what hinders the construction of more skyscrapers in Russia and why it is early to write a dissertation on Lakhta Center.

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16.06.2016, SPB Sobaka RU

Galleries and creative platforms open in Saint-Petersburg so often that one can envy the city and they serve the best confirmation of the fact that it is still the cultural capital city. Soon another creative space will appear on the territory of the Lakhta Center and become an absolutely special one.

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30.04.2016, InterFax

The construction of Lakhta Center multifunctional public and business complex, the core of which will be the headquarters of Gazprom Group companies, is in progress in Petersburg. A scientific and educational center, a multifunctional transformable hall and other public facilities will be arranged in this new complex in addition to offices.

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28.03.2016, Delovoy Peterburg, Boris Mazo

Lakhta Center complex promises new opportunities and even certain preferences to local entrepreneurs. Contractors and partners are selected by means of competitions. And the executive director often repeats that there is no winner predetermined for any field.

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18.03.2016, RIA Novosti

Young architects Lyubov Gorobets and Olga Simonenko proposed to create a special space at the observation deck of Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg. The deck will be one of the highest observation points of the world and absolutely unique place for St. Petersburg.

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12.01.2016, Megapolis-Express journal

Interview with Sergey Nikiforov - Chief Engineer "Lakhta Center."

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12.11.2015, Kommersant Business Guide

In an interview to BG Lakhta Center Executive Director Alexander Bobkov told BG about tight works timing at site, transition to domestic construction materials and vague future of the improvement of transport accessibility of the complex.

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06.11.2015, Urban Report, #6 (autumn) 2015

In 2018 when Russia receives Football World Championship, the “Palace” of Modern Architecture, Lakhta Center will open its doors. Tourists’ eyes will be boggled as early as on the access road to the complex. Having arrived by water tourists will find themselves in an amphitheater to be located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland.

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Another large scale stage in the construction of Lakhta Center tower, pouring of the upper box foundation slab has been completed.

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