A tactile map of the historic city center appeared in the Alexander Park

21 October 2020

Blind city residents and guests of our city can now “see” the main attractions of the Northern capital with the help of their hands.

A tactile map of the historic city center appeared in the Alexander Park. A city map labeled in Braille will help visually impaired people understand the location of attractions. The idea of ​​creating this project belongs to 15-year-old Alina Trishina and 14-year-old Timofey Yermolin, pupils of the boarding school № 1 named after K. K. Grot, which trains blind children from different regions of Russia.

The map is installed on the territory of the sculptural composition "Mini-City" in Aleksandrovsky Park; on it you can find 20 main sights and architectural landmarks of the historical center of St. Petersburg with a local relief.