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Address: Neva River, St. Petersburg, Russia (Formerly Lieutenant Schmidt Bridge)
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Known as the "priceless necklace of the Neva," this beautiful,...

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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First Permanent Bridge!

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... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
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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 1100 feet long, with the center arch being one hundred and fifty-six feet.. The arches... 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 out of the city centre, an impressive sight.

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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. It connects the Vasilevsky District with the central part of the city. It is a... More 

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