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Tuchkov bridge

His name has two versions of origin: on behalf of the merchant Abraham Tuchkova, which bought part of the bridge in St. Petersburg, and supported them in good condition or on behalf of the engineer, raising it until much later. Vprevye bridge appeared in the middle of the 18th century and even then was the longest in the city. Over time, he only improved poyavilsi-spans and an adjustable mechanism, artificial asphalt; parts are replaced by steel, and when shipping has expanded and opened the...

Coffee Museum

In November 2008, in St. Petersburg Museum of coffee opened. He was the first of its kind in Russia. The museum consists of an exhibition hall, tasting room, showroom and coffee terrace. Tour of the museum tells about the origin of coffee, its varieties, the manufacturing process, kofepitiya traditions in different countries and at different times. Anyone can visit this museum and learn popular recipes and methods of preparing coffee at home uslovyaih. In many respects it is promoted held at...

Red bridge

Red Bridge, another ” color ”, has retained its historical appearance. Built back in 1717 and painted in white, it is not for long existed in this form. Then the gap was made between the spans for the passage of sailing ships, but due to the rapid development of transport bridge was changed to single-span cast iron, which is the only one left is not changed to the present. Thanks to the care of restorers have recreated the railing with pattern, four-sided granite obelisks and...

Lomonosov bridge

This stone bridge with tower superstructure already attracts the attention. First across the Fontanka was thrown a wooden bridge, called Ekateriniskim, but when dressed in granite embankments, it was decided to change him, too. As a result, the central portion of divorcement was dismantled and put iron wedges, and the roadway widened. In the early 20th century due to the busy shipping it was decided to demolish the old and build a new drawbridge, but the events of the first Russian revolution,...

Blue bridge

Blue Bridge-known for that is the widest in the world (almost 100 meters) He connects Kazan and the Admiralty Islands, but it almost nobody notices, because it is perceived visually as a part of the area. The bridge was built in the mid 18th century, and almost immediately was nzavan blue because of the color in which it was painted. Later it was rebuilt, making a three-span stone and, next arranged a kind of market where you can buy and sell serfs, he lasted until 1861. It should also pay...

Place the last duel Pushkin

Black River primarily famous because it was here that took place the last duel of the most famous Russian poet. At that time, there was nothing except a few wooden cottages, but many of St. Petersburg used this way if they had to go to Stone Island. Perhaps rivals specifically chose this place that they could interfere with someone, but it unfortunately did not happen. The exact place of the duel has been preserved as they were strictly forbidden and punished; so the only reference during the...