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St Petersburg

This cast-iron bridge crossing the Moika River is painted red, hence its name in Russian.

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2. Siniy Most

0.22 MILES

The Blue Bridge is 97.3m wide making it the widest of the city's bridges. It's one of four bridges across the Moika that were colour-coded.

3. Petrovskaya Akvatoria

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For an idealised view of what parts of St Petersburg looked like back in the early 18th century, this interactive model village is a small revelation. The…

4. Mariinsky Palace

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The last neoclassical palace constructed in St Petersburg, the Mariinsky Palace (not to be confused with the theatre) was built between 1839 and 1844…

5. Stroganov Palace

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One of the city’s loveliest baroque exteriors, the salmon-pink Stroganov Palace was designed by court favourite Bartolomeo Rastrelli in 1753 for one of…

6. Zelyony Most

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The Green Bridge over the Moyka River dates from the early 19th century and was the first cast-iron span in the city.

8. St Isaac's Cathedral

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The golden dome of St Isaac’s Cathedral dominates the St Petersburg skyline. Its obscenely lavish interior is open as a museum, although services are held…