Bankovsky Bridge

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Bankovsky Bridge, spanning Griboedov Canal, by the building of the former Assignation Bank (hence the name). Built in 1825-26 (engineer V.K. Tretter) as a chain footbridge with four cast iron griffin figures (sculptor P.P. Sokolov).
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The Slavyanka river in front of Pavlovsk Palace

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Old photography of this place You can view at www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pavlovsk_Palace_1890-1900.jpg

Bryantsev Youth Theatre

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Building of the theater was built in 1962 by architect Alexander Vladimirovich Zhuk ( search more details in www.ru.wikipedia.org ). Authors of...

Mound of uncompleted bridge near the Volkhov River

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Golden dome of Saint Sophia Cathedral ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Sophia_Cathedral_in_Novgorod ) is visible.

Uncompleted bridge near the Volkhov River (1914)

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The bridge left uncompleted because World War I began. Yuriev Monastery ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuriev_Monastery ) is visible on the opposite...

Two churches in Myachino

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This is far end of Voskresenskaya sloboda near Myachino lake in Veliky Novgorod.  Sloboda ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sloboda ) was located around...

Alekseevskaya (White) Tower

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Alekseevskaya Tower is situated in Veliky Novgorod ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veliky_Novgorod ) near crossroad of earth mound (...

Biker in white

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Ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross, To see a fine lady upon a white horse; With rings on her fingers and bells on her toes She shall have music...

Bikers at Ligovsky prospekt

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Parade of motobikes has become traditional on City Day in Saint-Petersburg. Now bikers are awaiting start of ride down Nevsky prospekt.

Boat is leaving marine

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Boat is leaving marine to conduct training for annual regatta in honor of anniversary of Saint-Petersburg. 26th regatta named "Vesla na vodu" (Hold...

Bird's-eye view from belfry of St.Catherine Church - west corner

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Petrovsky Stadium ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petrovsky_Stadium ) is visible behind Tuchkov Bridge ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuchkov_Bridge ).

Bird's-eye view from belfry of St.Catherine Church - east corner

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Stone church was founded in place of burned wooden church in October 1811 by project of architect Andrei Alekseevich Mikhailov (A.A.Mikhailov 2nd)....

Bird's-eye view from belfry of St.Catherine Church - south corner

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Birzhevoy Bridge ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exchange_Bridge ), Saint Isaac's Cathedral ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Isaac%27s_Cathedral ) and...

Bird's-eye view from belfry of St.Catherine Church - north corner

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Tuchkov Bridge ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuchkov_Bridge ) across Malaya Neva ( www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malaya_Neva ) is visible from this corner.

Open class in the Old Printing House

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The Old Printing House is located nearby the Neva Gate of the Peter and Paul Fortress. Today is Saturday and childern draw their ex-libris on...

Metro station ”Pushkinskaya”

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Pushkinskaya is a station on the Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line of the Saint-Petersburg Metro. It opened on December 30, 1956. A statue of poet...

View of New Holland Island from the side of Kryukov canal

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Founded by a decree of Peter the Great in 1721, New Holland, which has an area of over 7.6 hectares, was used for drying timber used in...

New Holland Arch (1765)

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Cold weather and thick ice let us approach this artifical island in the heart of Saint-Petersburg. New Holland Island was created in 1720, when the...

Metro station ”Zvenigorodskaya”

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Metro station "Zvenigorodskaya" opened on December, 20, 2008 as a part of the first starting complex of Frunzensko-Primorskaya Line (...

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