Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg

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To see Saint Petersburg from a different perspective, take a walk or boat tour along Neva Embankments. City planners originally built these embankments of wood and sand, intending to stabilize the riverbanks and provide the city with much-needed flood protection. During the final decades of the 18th century, as Pushkin put it, "the Neva dressed herself in granite." In addition to providing necessary flood control, the granite embankments transformed the appearance of the growing city. The landmark steps, sculptures, and docks along the river, designed by some of Russia's most prominent architects, gave Saint Petersburg the elegant look of a modern city. With our online itinerary creator, St. Petersburg attractions like Neva Embankments can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • boat very well beautiful walk has absolutely when coming has St. Pé preferably in good time as less world we breathe the Neva
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  • I love to walk on quay fields, listen to how water murmurs and watch the passing by ships. This atmosphere creates an unforgettable, very encourages thoughts about what in everyday life is not even considered.
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  • Embankments of the Neva River are unique, think anywhere in the world there is no such length granite cladding. Along the quays are unique architectural masterpieces. The ideal place for a walk in the nice weather.
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