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Anichkov Bridge

Fontanka River across Nevskiy Ave., St. Petersburg, Russia
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This bridge, the first to cross the Fontanka River, has undergone a series of reconstructions and is noted for its elaborate cast-iron fencing and striking horse and human sculptures.
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Fontanka River across Nevskiy Ave., St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

nice place to loiter around at night . music people dancing in the strrets during white night . There is a big departmental chain Gostiny dwar

Thank NeelamIndia
Reviewed 6 days ago

This bridge is notable for its 4 bronze statues of horses, 2 on each side of the bridge that crosses over the Fontana River. Each statue is different, but all 4 horses are rearing and each has a man holding onto the reins of his...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

not only the bridge beautiful but nevsk prospect and near by places like hermitage and palace square you will enjoy when you walk all nevsky

Thank Mo H
Reviewed 1 week ago

When walking on the Nevskiy Prospect or taking a boat trip you will encounter this bridge with its 4 magnificent sculptures on the corners. The men holding the horses are the only men in town that never drink (according to the legend).

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a bridge that you'll barely notice. Period. I still have fifty characters to write, so here's my recommendation: go to Ul. Rubinsteyn for some cocktails

Thank Sven A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In addition to the ironwork, the statues, the boat tour accesses, and the history of this bridge as a reason to drop by, we really had the sensation that we were in one of the epicenters of people and buzz and vibe in St. Petersburg....More

Thank Kosmo63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a famous bridge in St. Petersburg that crosses the Fontanka River along Nevsky Prospekt. It is a relatively short crossing that is decorative and features four landmark sculptures of horse tamers. Constructed in 1841-42, the bridge features appealing iron railings. However, the highlight...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 horseman statues - Beautiful! Worth closer look and research on history of making of such master peace! Central place, located on Nevskiy prospect - difficult to miss.

Thank Olga C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bridge is impressive and beautifully adorned by equestrian statues. It is a place you will recognize as an icon from St. Petersburg.

Thank Ricardo O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Will not miss when walking or driving on Nevsky Prospekt. The 4 large bronze horse sculptures are the landmark on the street. It is one of the many bridges in St. Oetersburg.

Thank FYL003
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