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The Republic of Cats Cultural and Museum Complex

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Cats Republic is a part of Cats Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. This is an authentic place, one of a kind in the country. This place combines a little cozy café, a small club, a souvenir shop (all items are cat-related), and a "cat therapy" hall...more
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Yakubovicha St., 10, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
+7 812 312-04-87
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stopped by the Republic of Cats before touring one of St. Petersburg's numerous art museums. What a nice visit I had. This cat café practices strict hygienic measures in order to protect its cats' health, and after thoroughly washing my hands and donning protective...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert O
Reviewed 10 December 2018

The staff members recommend coming in the morning, but I stopped in around 2pm. I think it was more relaxing! The cats were mostly sleeping. This was okay by me, I just enjoyed petting them and spending time around them. I found it very relaxing....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This is a coffee shop, gift store and place to learn about cats and have interactioin with them. In this shop you need to make an appointment to spend time with the cats as they are kept in a seperate room and not in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KathyEP
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Really lovely place where you can tell they look after the cats. You enter through a wardrobe and get to spend an hour with over 20 feline friends. It’s 500 rubles each and at the end you can exchange your token for a souvenir which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DavidWNorwich
Reviewed 29 September 2018

I had a lovely time speaking with the staff and interacting with the many, well cared-for cats at this little café that is just a block away from St. Isaac's cathedral. A young lady told me about all the different breeds of cats on hand,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert O
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my wife and had a great hour relaxing and sitting down with all of the cats. A girl told us information about the various different cats and we thought their cat visa gimmick was quite funny where you fill in a “passport”...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We planned this as part of our 2 day tour of SPB as I thought it would make my kids happy and give us all a kitty fix after being far away from ours for over a week. It did not disappoint! There were quite...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank andib513
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We saw this place while walking past it and decided to go in, thinking it was just a museum related to cats. Inside was a pleasant cat-themed coffee shop, and then we were informed that there are cats to interact with inside. There were many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elena K
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I had read a review and wanted to see this place when we visited St. Petersburg on the Holland America Cruise. Loved the door to the cat rooms. You go in a small cupboard and say Meow three times and then the other door opens...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ab35514
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This was a rather weird but fun experience! We didn’t find the staff when we arrived particularly friendly or helpful but admittedly our Russian is very poor and they had probably had a long day and couldn’t be bothered trying to explain that you had...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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