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St. Petersburg: 2-Hour Drawbridges Boat Tour

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Enjoy a romantic 2-hour cruise down the canals of St. Petersburg, and see some of the city’s monuments on the banks of the River Neva, all beautifully illuminated for the evening. Experience the thrilling spectacle of the drawbridges in full operation.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 12:20 AM
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  • Admire the drawbridges of St.Petersburg up-close on a boat cruise of the Neva River
  • See the handsome monuments of the Palace embankment floodlit for the evening on Vasilievskiy Island
  • Watch the Trinity Bridge and Palace Bridge in full working mode as they raise their wings
  • Gaze at St. Michael Castle, surrounded by canals
  • See the Peter and Paul Fortress with its magical nightime illuminations
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Be inspired by some of the most beautiful night views of St. Petersburg on this 2-hour evening boat cruise and see some of the city’s ornate drawbridges in full working mode.

St. Petersburg was built on 33 islands, separated by picturesque canals and rivers, and linked by dozens of drawbridges and bridges. Indeed, there are about 350 across the city, and on this leisurely cruise, you will see some of the most romantic.

Watch up-close as the wings of Trinity Bridge are raised to let through passing traffic. Experience the nightime atmosphere of the River Neva embankment, with privileged views of floodlit monuments, such as Peter and Paul Fortress, the ornamental railings of the Summer Garden, and St. Michael's Castle, marooned by the surrounding canals.

Go past Vasilievskiy Island with its iconic Palace Bridge, and head to the widest part of the Neva River. Admire the floodlit buildings of the Palace embankment, including the famous Hermitage Museum complex.

The tour ends on the Admiralty wharf, where your guide will be happy to help you with ordering a taxi or suggesting bars, clubs and restaurants. On this tour you will fall in love with St. Petersburg. Don't forget to make a wish when the bridge lifts.
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From US$ 59.57 per person

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Product ID: 36534