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Anichkov Bridge

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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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All reviews horse tamers nevsky prospect beautiful statues beautiful horse both sides boat cruise worth a stop worth seeing faberge museum take pictures horses taming landmark sculptor bronze stallion horseman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bridge over the Fontanka river is the most famous thanks to its statues: 4 beautiful horsebreakers. Few people know that these statues are actually copies. The original were donated by the Tsar to the King of Prussia and to the King of Naples.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Some quite interesting and detailed work can be seen on this bridge, which is located on famous Nevskiy prospekt and near Gostiniy dvor.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

This bridge, which has 4 statutes of horses being tamed, is an impressive structure on Nevsky Prospect which is one of the major avenues in Saint Petersburg. It is worth having a stroll down the street and checking it out on the way to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This bridge is far to busy and convoluted to give it a 5 star but I have to say than the 4 bronze statues of the horses in the 4 corners of the bridge are masterpieces and worth the visit on its own. Fantastic plastic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

4 large statues anchor each corner of this bridge over the Neva. To get good pictures try and go early in the day or later in the afternoon but any time would work. The statues of men and their stallions have great detail.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is a large bridge along the large Nevsky Prospect street. The constitution is beautiful and you can take great pictures of the river. There are four beautiful statues on each corner that show a man taming a horse. You are supposed to look at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BMilano
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a really nice bridge to see. It isn't large but has some great staues. Definitely worth a look.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

I'm not sure there's anything particularly special about the bridge except for the four horse training statues. The statues have some historical interest but I wouldn't go out of my way to visit. We were in St Petersburg for five days and drove past this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I liked it specially it located in nevisky prospekt street near to faberge museum , nice to get photos in front of it

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

We walked over this bridge after boating under it. Don't miss seeing the 4 horse statues at each end of the bridge. See if you can pick out the difference that 2 of the horses have over the other 2. (check out their hooves).

Date of experience: June 2018
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