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This simply designed bridge crossing the Neva River is best known for the magnificent view it creates when its elevated platforms frame the gilded spire of the SS Peter & Paul Cathedral rising in the background.
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Bolshaya Neva River Emb., St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
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Palace Bridge is one of the some bridges located in the wonderful city of St. Petersburg, in the North-Western region of Russian Federation. It is a nice bridge, which links the zone of the Hermitage and Vasilevski Island. It is very nice and from here you can see wonderful
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It is a special feeling: white night, music all over, people walking, young dancing....and the bridges raising. If you put San Isaac dome or Peter and Paul Fortress on the back of your picture, than you will have Petersburg essence. They raise the drawbridges in St Petersburg at
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Several bridges open at night along the Neva River to allow passage of large ships. Palace Bridge drew large crowds both on the river bank and on boats on the water. It is a colorful spectacle. However, having seen road bridges open in other parts of the world, I found this
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In 1901, they had a competition as to who should design the bridge and it took over eight years to choose a winner, and construction started in 1912. But it was not until 1939 that the intricate parts of the bridge were completed like the lion sculptures, railing and lampposts,
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They raise the drawbridges in St Petersburg at night for larger boats to pass. It is a tradition for even locals to go and admire the procedure, but be careful not to get stuck to the other side since there are time slots the bridges are again down and you can drive over them 😁
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