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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. A visit to Neva Embankments represents just the start of the adventure when you use our St. Petersburg vacation route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Powerful river gave life to the city and flooding-and along her Peter and built the city. Everyone on the boat!
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  • סיור - שייט יפה. עוברים על פני אתרים רבים. קבלנו הסברים באנגלית מפי מדריכה מקומית. יש בסירה מקומות על הסיפון באויר הפתוח וכן מקומות בפנים, כל שכל אחד יכול למוא מושב/כסא שמתאים לו לפי הרגשתו ולפי מזג ה...  more »
  • Hit the embankment in the prom, this is a great holiday everything nice and festive. Of course beautiful show with Scarlet sails and salute.
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