Sinii Most or Blue Bridge is 32.5 meters long and 97.3 meters (319 feet 2 inches) wide and crosses the river Moika at ... More
Sinyi Most (Blue Bridge)
Sinii Most or Blue Bridge is 32.5 meters long and 97.3 meters (319 feet 2 inches) wide and crosses the river Moika at Isaakievskaia Ploshchad' (St. Isaac's Square). It was originally a wooden drawbridge in the 1730s and was painted blue. In 1818, a cast-iron one-bay arched bridge was built—41 meters wide. Engineer E.A. Adam widened the bridge to its current width in 1842. The bridge is currently being used as a parking lot.
Of all St. Petersburg's attractions, the country estate of Peterhof is perhaps the place that inspires the greatest pride among
the city's population. Extravagant and bombastic in parts, elegant and relaxed in others, Peterhof's palace and grounds are a ...
This church was built between 1731 and 1734 by order of empress Anna Ioannovna on the spot where the wooden
Archangel Michael Church had been founded in 1712. The church's main altar is consecrated in honor of Simon and ...
The St. Petersburg Doll Museum on Vassilievsky Island, alongside the Smolenka river, is a cozy museum that holds a permanent
as well as temporary exhibitions of dolls, puppets and children's toys. There is a small workshop where you can ...