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