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Grand Statues

Sounding proud on the entrance to the bridge these fine statues stand guard for the bridge. Fine... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Howlo
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
First Metal Bridge!

Another interesting bridge that we crossed was the Egyptian Bridge. It was St. Petersburg's first... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
Maggi713
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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 Aug 2018
“Grand Statues”
24 Feb 2018
“Each detail makes the difference.”
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Captivating, 150-year-old Eqyptian sphinxes adorn each corner of this Fontanka River bridge, the first metal bridge in Russia.
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Fontanka River Emb., St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

Sounding proud on the entrance to the bridge these fine statues stand guard for the bridge. Fine example.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Very beautiful Bridge, and each detail makes the city magnificent and the experience overcome expectation.

Thank mamatrotter
Reviewed 26 October 2017

St Petersburg has some interesting and unusual bridges to check out. This one is called the Egyptian Bridge because it has sphinxes and obelisks to decorate it. It's nice enough for a quick look as you walk past but probably not worth going out of...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Went on the city tour boat,worst tour I have ever been on in my life, and I have done quite a few this last few weeks, we were in oslo,Sweden, Denmark and helsinki and everyone was super friendly, came to St. Petersburg and abit different...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Egyptian Bridge is first metal bridge built in the city and serve good opportunity for tourists to take nice photos around. The statues on both sides are also beautiful.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Another interesting bridge that we crossed was the Egyptian Bridge. It was St. Petersburg's first metal bridge, and one of eight chain suspension bridges erected in the city in the 1820s. The original bridge collapsed in 1905, and was not replaced until 1955. Fortunately, Pavel...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 11 July 2015

A terrific addition to a bridge connecting islands that make up the city. The detail is awesome a makes for a wonderful photo opportunity. The sky against the profile makes a great contrast

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 13 June 2015

St Petersburg, built up on marshes and rivulets; an amazing city with numerous bridges. This Egyptian Bridge is just one of these numerous bridges on the Fontanka River Embankment

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Reviewed 3 June 2015

You will see this if you take any tour of the city, OK but ont too great... If your there go see it, but I would n't make it a destinantion...

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