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Annunciation Bridge

Neva River, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Fine Example

Another of the many fine bridges in SPB, it has some interesting lookouts on the arches. It is not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Philip H
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
Brilliant Bridge

I walk down to this place from my hotel with some of my colleagues that came for a conference in St... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
princeiseoluwa
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Known as the "priceless necklace of the Neva," this beautiful, 8-span bridge is noted for its ornate cast-iron railings decorated with sea horses.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“Fine Example”
4 Feb 2018
“Brilliant Bridge”
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Neva River, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another of the many fine bridges in SPB, it has some interesting lookouts on the arches. It is not a must see, but you will pass under if on a river trip.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I walk down to this place from my hotel with some of my colleagues that came for a conference in St Petersburg. It was a brilliant bridge with a lot of construction and engineering details

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

There's nothing particularly special about this bridge. It is functional in design and allows traffic to cross the Neva. There are some nice views of the river as you walk across. But fundamentally it's a bridge and not really worth going out of your way...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Annunciation Bridge was the first permanent bridge across the Neva River in Saint Petersburg. It connects Vasilievsky Island and the central part of the city. The bridge was built in 1843-1850.and at the time, it was the longest bridge in Europe and is about...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

This bridge was the first crossing of the river when built in 1850. Also known as the Nicholas Bridge, it was been widen several times but retains its original cast-iron sea horses and trident railings. These days it carries six lanes of traffic into and...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

The Annunciation (or Blagoveshchensky) Bridge is named because it is very close to the Annunciation Square (Blagovehchenskaya). It has changed its name several times, but today that name honors the Naval Officer who was executed for leading an uprising in 1905 during the Russian Revolution....More

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