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Annunciation Bridge

Neva River, St. Petersburg, Russia
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First Permanent Bridge!

The Annunciation Bridge was the first permanent bridge across the Neva River in Saint Petersburg... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
Maggi713
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Baltimore, Maryland
Important bridge

This bridge was the first crossing of the river when built in 1850. Also known as the Nicholas... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2016
mjc404
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Known as the "priceless necklace of the Neva," this beautiful, 8-span bridge is noted for its ornate cast-iron railings decorated with sea horses.
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9 Aug 2016
“First Permanent Bridge!”
23 Jun 2016
“Important bridge”
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Neva River, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Annunciation Bridge was the first permanent bridge across the Neva River in Saint Petersburg. It connects Vasilievsky Island and the central part of the city. The bridge was built in 1843-1850.and at the time, it was the longest bridge in Europe and is about...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

This bridge was the first crossing of the river when built in 1850. Also known as the Nicholas Bridge, it was been widen several times but retains its original cast-iron sea horses and trident railings. These days it carries six lanes of traffic into and...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

The Annunciation (or Blagoveshchensky) Bridge is named because it is very close to the Annunciation Square (Blagovehchenskaya). It has changed its name several times, but today that name honors the Naval Officer who was executed for leading an uprising in 1905 during the Russian Revolution....More

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