Bridges

Drawbridges and other interesting facts

St Petersburg is built on water, so there are many rivers and canals that need to be crossed. There are 434 bridges and 100 beautiful embankments in the city. However, only 12 of the bridges are raised. In order to learn the schedule of drawbridge and get familiar with other constructions of St Petersburg, read the following articles and feel free to leave your questions.

The image of Saint Petersburg is inextricably connected to bridges. One of the brightest attractions of the city is the Seven Bridges Point, known in Russian as Semimostye. It’s a place close to the intersection of Griboedov and Kryukov Canals. If you appear on the…

Palace bridge in St Petersburg

The bridge connects the Spit of Vasilievsky island and Palace square and goes over the Bolshaya Neva. Palace bridge consists of five spans, and its raising span is 56,5 meters wide which makes it one of the largest in the world. The spans weigh 4868…