Magic beauty of St. Petersburg bridges
• The magic beauty of St. Petersburg bridges
In the precincts of St. Petersburg is full of rivers, channels and canals, as well as about 100 lakes, ponds and artificial reservoirs, which is spanned by about 800 bridges.
In each of his trip to St. Petersburg, I spend a lot of time shooting the city at night. And, of course, most of the night I take the St. Petersburg bridges. So this time I admire the bridges from the heart. It's just magical. Believe me, those who have not seen. And those who have seen, you will agree!
It's a favorite Bolsheokhtinsky Bridge or Bridge of Peter the Great:
Actually city bridges - 342, and the rest - in the suburbs.
Foundry Bridge, next to which is a big house:
Divorce of bridges - a visiting card of St. Petersburg, it is necessary to provide navigation. It is carried out by turning the wing or wings upward. The first was the drawbridge built in 1850 Annunciation bridge.
Bridges diluted April to November. In St. Petersburg there are 18 drawbridges - those who have remained in working condition movable mechanisms. Of them regularly during navigation divorced 12 crossings.
Classic Palace Bridge:
Divorce of bridges across the Neva River, Neva and Malaya Neva is made in accordance with the approved schedule. Including the Annunciation, Palace, Exchange, Tuchkov and Volodarsky bridge usually divorced and induced double per night.
Most bridges Petersburg bred by modern hydraulic systems. Modern hydraulics allows you to completely dissolve the bridge for 2-5 minutes, the same time the bridge is induced.
Finland Railway Bridge:
For it is viewed Alexander Nevsky Bridge across the Neva River, which has a length of no onshore facilities - 629 m, together with ramps - 905, 7 m.
View from the Cable Bridge.