Brief information on the tour
Reki and canals of St. Petersburg – this phrase gives birth in our hearts and the hearts of beautiful memories about the city, shrouded network water flow with surprising title “North Venice”. Millions of people around the world heard the phrase “Rivers and Canals of St. Petersburg”, be sure to remember, how to visit our city and saw the St. Petersburg truly magical effect – the bridges over the Neva!
The bridges begins in St. Petersburg, with the advent of navigation period, usually from April. End of navigation in St. Petersburg in November, and during that time a large tonnage ships Class River – Sea are on the Neva River, and it is for them to pass the bridges carried. See all this fascinating romantic picture can be a hike on the boat. And that night skating on the Neva will give an idea of the uniqueness of the old city landscapes framed by an endless succession of illumination. Wings bridge at night St. Petersburg how to throw up his hands in love, stretched through time and space, and flying over the abyss!
Night walk on a boat on the bridges completely coincides with the day tour of Neve from Imperial Petersburg. The difference is that, that on the boat going to the bridges are not conducted tour. If you are interested in tours by boat on the rivers, channels and the Gulf of Finland click here.
Description of the route
- The main area of the city's main river will appear before our eyes. We begin the route at the Senate Square, the decoration of which were the Bronze Horseman and St. Isaac's Cathedral, symbols of St. Petersburg.
- Further along the Admiralty Embankment, shaded by a ship famous – weathervane on the spire of the Admiralty Board, come to the Palace Bridge, opened in 1916 g. Right behind him a huge quarter occupy the body of the largest museum of the country – Hermitage. Another masterpiece of architecture at the Palace Embankment became the Marble Palace, that we will see after.
- Trinity bridge, Next for the Palace, the easiest and most elegant Neva bridge. Rhythm division protetov it increases from the coast to the center. And it seems, that the bridge in a single burst is crossing from shore to shore and connects together the granite embankments and squares.
- Summer Garden Grille, facing the Neva, great symbol of beauty, followed by the first regular Russian fleet hiding. Right behind bars Laundry humpbacked bridge, witness the reign of Catherine II, decorates the source of the river of Fontanka. And behind it is already profitable houses capitalist Petersburg and modern residential neighborhoods, created on the basis of classical traditions of past eras.
- Further fragment Tavricheskogo Palace, the first capital of a water tower and the construction of "Vodokanal", which is responsible for water purity Neva. Smolny Cathedral and the complex of the Smolny Institute for Noble Maidens is adjacent to the "Vodokanal".
- On board the ship we can admire the 93-meter dominant Smolny, where blue and white tones blend with the Petersburg sky, creating fabulous panoramic view on the wide Neva flood in Bolsheokhtinsky Bridge. Here, the ship turns around and starts to move in the opposite direction.
- Going along the right bank of the Neva, we see an old cottage statesman of the era of Catherine the graph A. Kushelev-Bezborodko.
- This was an architectural monument – a number of industrial enterprises of the city, recalls, that St. Petersburg – it is not only the cultural capital of the country but also one of the largest economic centers of Russia.
- For sadly famous prison "Crosses" will see the monument of the Soviet period – Lenin Square at the Finland Station, in the center of which stands a monument to the leader of the proletarian revolution, facing the Neva.
- Return to the Troitsky Bridge will give us a meeting with the majestic panorama of the AUC, grand ensemble IN, where the river is divided into 2 symmetrical sleeves.
- In front of the Palace Bridge on the right tower of the Kunstkamera – the first public museum in Russia, University building, Menshikov Palace. After the ship returned to the starting point of the route.
- Senate square
- Saint Isaac's Cathedral.
- Bronze Horseman.
- palace bridge.
- He Arrows VO.
- Peter-Pavel's Fortress.
- Trinity bridge.
- Summer Garden Grille.
- Cruiser Aurora.
- house Kutuzov.
- foundry bridge.
- Tauride Palace.
- tower water treatment plant.
- Smolny Cathedral and Smolny Institute.
- Bolsheokhtinsky bridge.
- Cottage Kushelev-Bezborodko.
- Lenina ensemble at the Finland Station.
- Kresty prison.
- military- Medical Academy.
- Nakhimov Naval school.
- Peter I's house.
- Cathedral mosque.
- Trinity chapel.
- The Marble Palace.
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