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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: St Petersburg by DK Publishing

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Bridges and Waterways

1. Trinity Bridge

Opened in 1903 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of St Petersburg, Trinity Bridge is one of the most beautiful of the city’s 800 bridges. It consists of ten arches and elegant Style-Moderne lamp posts.

2. Griboedov Canal

This canal, stretching 5 km (3 miles) through the very centre of the city, is crossed by 21 bridges. It was constructed in 1739 to move cargo from Sennaya ploshchad, and named after the Russian playwright and diplomat, Alexander Griboedov.

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