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Palace Bridge

Bolshaya Neva River Emb., St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 000-00-00
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This simply designed bridge crossing the Neva River is best known for the magnificent view it creates when its elevated platforms frame the gilded spire of the SS Peter & Paul Cathedral rising in the background.
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Bolshaya Neva River Emb., St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 000-00-00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a bridge - the bridge is opened around 2 AM and has plenty of visitors however there is nothing special to see...

Thank munis b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can stay up 'til 1:30 or 2, you can watch the various bridges open along the Neva to allow barges and other large ship to cross. The Palace Bridge opening includes purple lights, the 1812 Overture, and throngs out to to watch. The...More

Thank Kathykayc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While you are in St. Petersburg, do highly recommend you to visit Neva Embankment by night and see large crowds waiting for the opening of bridges around 1 am by midnight. The embankment around Palace Bridge is particularly popular among photo-takers and the experience is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

opened bridges, especially in St petersburg, that is one of amazing things that you ever can see. Especially at night.

Thank Tatev B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the ambience of the hotel at St Petersburg. I enjoyed my stay. Best of all it's close to the bridges that go up in the midnight during white nights. Plus, beautiful views from the seventh floor rooms!

Thank Jayashree H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome view of Saint Petersburg . We did lots of walking around the area the best option . Views are amazing

Thank Lutchmee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During Peter's reign, there were no bridges over the river Neva.The emperor wanted the people of St Petersburg , to their dismay, to share his passion for failing, thus riverboats were the common form of transport. Hence several bridges were build. When on our cruise...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's very nice view of St.Petersburg but if you want to see the bridge open you have to come at 1.30 am. In the summer like this, I think walking is my favorite choice because I can take a lots of photos on the way...More

Thank Simon V
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We booked our night tour and part of the itinerary is witnessing the opening of the Palace bridge. We were transferred to a boat from our bus. The bridge opened at 1:20 AM. Amazing.

Thank Denver L
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Take a night boat tour and watch it open. If you manage to see it during the white nights even better. It is still dark enough around the time it is being drawn up and light right after, so you get the best of both...More

Thank Oksana C
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Diane M
6 January 2017|
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Response from Christopher S | Reviewed this property |
David B is correct if you walk down to palace bridge and the across from the Hermitage there are plenty of boats. You may also want to ask the concierge at the hotel they can help you save time and hassle in getting you what... More