Pushkinskiy Bridge, Vitebsk

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  • Pushkinsky bridge is a footbridge across the river Vitba. Located in the city centre, connects the street Pushkin and Tolstoy Street. Built in 1961 year. Named in honor of Russian poet a. s. Pushkin. The first bridge at this site (only 30-40 meters closer to the mouth of Vitsba) was built in 1860-70. It was a wooden bridge on stilts. Due to the poor quality of construction of the bridge pretty quickly came into disrepair. By the end of the 19th century, due to ongoing repairs, it was unsafe for walking, narrow footbridge. At the end of the 1890 's was built anew, also made of wood. Pushkinsky bridge has an arched design bearing structure made of reinforced concrete. The length of the bridge is 28 metres. In the second half of 2000-ies appeared wedding tradition as a sign of eternal love and enduring marriage hung in the Castle and key bridge from it belong in Vitbu. Also, an older tradition, the groom should defer bride across the bridge. Summer-autumn 2010 years the bridge was reconstructed. The asphalt cover replaced with tile, updated the canvas restored bridge railing. At the entrance to the bridge set 4 metallic (bronze?) sculptures of Lions. The bridge became a pedestrian. In 2010-2011, the bridge installed decorative illumination.
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  • Very small bridge is the Lion at each end and in the background is about a lot of lovers key Cathedral and the bridge itself, where the very photogenic.
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  • I read in the reviews about the bridge specifically went to watch it tonight, but there is no beauty. Solid night. Better watch it during the day on the way to the Cathedral.
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