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Blue Bridge

Reki Moyki Emb. | Isaakievskaya Square, St. Petersburg, Russia
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One of the widest bridges in the world, this partially blue cast-iron bridge was built in 1818 and spans over 319 feet in width.
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Reki Moyki Emb. | Isaakievskaya Square, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We happened to cross this 319-foot span bridge two times from to and fro ways to embark our canal cruise boat on Moyka River. There is heavy traffic on the bridge to St. Issac Cathedral. Do not miss this bridge when you take photos on...More

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This bridge spans the Moyka River and connects the St. Isaac's Square with the Moyka Embankment on the other bank. But all this area may be counted as the St.Isaac's Square. The Blue bridge is the steel bridge painted in blue and fixed with its...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Blue Bridge is the widest bridge in the world with an impressive 319-foot span encompassing the entire width of St. Isaac's Square. Built of cast iron in 1818 by the Russian architect Geste. In the 19th century, the bridges along the Moika River were...More

1  Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 26 June 2016

There are a large number of bridges in St Petersburg which cross the numerous canals. This one happens to be painted blue, and is close to St Isaac's Cathedral and the statue of Nicholas I, but otherwise is much the same as all the others.

1  Thank mjc404
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Yes its a blue bridge..Handy to define this bridge from others I suppose..nice to glide under on one of those tourist boats around the canals.

1  Thank karen m
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

the blue bridge lies at the back of st. Isaacs cathedral, square and palace. it is so wide that you can not see it as a bridge, in fact wider than longer. you have to look for the blue railings to appreciate its enormous width....More

1  Thank drjsaleh
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I did not see the wider bridge, but I am almost sure that there is some wider bridge in the world, maybe it used to be widest :)

Thank Andrej_Furtsev
Reviewed 7 May 2013

The Blue Bridge (Russian: Siniy most) is a 97.3 meter wide bridge crossing the Moika River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The Blue Bridge is the widest bridge in Saint Petersburg and is sometimes claimed to be the widest bridge in the world. As it is...More

1  Thank IrinaStPetersburg
Reviewed 13 December 2010

This widest bridge in the city received its name from the colour of its railings - which are still painted blue. In a working day you can hardly see it in its full width - as it is now occupied by the parking area of...More

2  Thank veresch
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