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Grand Lions

This bridge is different, it has statues of lions that appear to be holding the bridge from their... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Buckingham, United Kingdom
The Lion Bridge

The Lion Bridge is a pretty little pedestrian bridge over the Griboedov Canal. It has two lions... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Staines, United Kingdom
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2 Aug 2018
“Grand Lions”
31 Dec 2017
“The Lion Bridge”
A pair of white cast-iron lions stands regally at each end of this decorative footbridge built in 1826 to span the Griboyedov Canal.
Kanala Griboyedova Emb., St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

This bridge is different, it has statues of lions that appear to be holding the bridge from their mouths, another fine example.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Howlo
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel just next to Lions bridge. Nothing special, they got plenty of statues in this town. But hey, what did you expect?;)

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marcus P
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The Lion Bridge is a pretty little pedestrian bridge over the Griboedov Canal. It has two lions either end.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is one of St Petersburg's smaller bridges, being designed just for pedestrians, but it's still quite attractive and worth a stop as you explore the canals. There's not too much to see and after all it's ultimately just a bridge, so a few minutes...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There are many pedestrian bridges along the canal in the city of St. Petersburg and Lion's Bridge is one of them. There are four lions acting as guards on both sides of the bridge which really facilitate passers-by to cross the canal. We were lucky...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Reviewed 1 December 2016

That is a site we so much times passed by, walking in the area between the Fontanka River and Moika River. This elegant suspension bridge crosses the Griboedov Canal in one span and at the times was constructed by one German engineer. What distinguish this...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 1 September 2016

With all the bridges in St. Petersburg it is unique to see a pedestrian bridge with such character. Not a "must see" but if you are taking a river cruise make sure you look up at this one.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Stumbled upon this little bridge by accident. We had no interest in the souvenir store )rip off) that our bus tour stopped at so my wife and I went for a walk and came across this fun little bridge. There are lots of canals all...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank I_Roam_AB
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

We have an apartment 50 meters from this bridge. I love those noble Lions! What dignified expressions. Poor, long-suffering, covered with graffiti, but they maintain their nobility no matter what. I visit this bridge 20-30 times a year minimum.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Glenko
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Also rather far away from Nevski but worth to see it. It's possible to see this bridge from river cruise boats also (recommended by sumnmer time)

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Dilenciya
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