Table of contents:
- History of the right bank of the city
- Left side
- The most interesting thing about the glorious city
- Great review
- Masterpieces of architecture
- Famous places of St. Petersburg
The banks of the Neva can rightfully be called one of the beautiful sights of St. Petersburg. The cladding here is grandiose, limestone was used for its construction, however, repairs were made, during which granite more resistant to external influences was added to the structures.
History of the right bank of the city
Oktyabrskaya embankment is a place that invariably attracts the attention of both locals and visitors. It is located in the Nevsky district, harmoniously adorns the right bank of the Neva, runs from the street. Ash to the beginning of Novosaratovka. The end point is the village of Kuzminka, which is near the H93 highway. Also, this beautiful area is often called the H76 highway.
Nearby there is the village of Sverdlov, Parkleskhoz Nevsky, Ostrovki, Maslovo and Orangery. Previously, the end of this embankment was near the street. Narodnaya, then called Fisherman's Avenue.
In 1939, a piece of coastal territory was expanded, which is located between the railway bridge and the Volodarsky way. In 1957-1959, another section appeared, the end of which is located atpower plants. Now his name is Pravoberezhnaya CHPP. These banks of the Neva acquired their administrative division mainly during the thirties of the last century.
Until 1973, this territory bore the name of the Right Bank, and only then became the October Highway. Such a turn is associated with a revolution. It was emphasized as an historically significant event for the Soviet Union. In those days, many streets of the city were renamed in honor of the revolutionaries and ongoing incidents.
The banks of the Neva are places where you can walk endlessly, especially if there is a guide rich in valuable information about local attractions nearby. On the left side there is the Admir alty, near which there were three large squares, paved in such a way that together they formed a single composition. Admir alteyskaya sq. - a place where festivities were often held for people. Alexander II founded a garden here and named it after himself.
No less remarkable is the Promenade des Anglais, the total length of which is 1.3 kilometers. The local architectural buildings are able to delight with their beauty.
The left bank of the Neva is the place where you can admire the palace that belonged to Vladimir Alexandrovich, the Grand Duke, as well as the mansion of the sugar baron Stieglitz. The classical English church enchants. Palace with the work of I.P.Martos, a beautiful high relief, known as "Apollo on Parnassus".
The most interesting thing about the glorious city
And this is far from the mostchic, than the banks of the Neva can please their guests. The front part can be seen by approaching the Nicholas Palace, which is on Labor Square. The classic building with a portico of eight columns, which became the place of work of the Collegium of Foreign Affairs, was rebuilt by G. Quarenghi. Tyutchev, Fonvizin and Griboedov, as well as Pushkin, worked within these walls.
Another attraction that adorns the city on the banks of the Neva is the wedding palace. Also here is the house of the Naryshkins, which many people know about thanks to the wonderful and hospitable receptions that were held here in the past. In addition, here you can see the palace that belonged to the Sheremetevs. There is also the Laval house, which was built in the period from 1805 to 1810. The site on which it is located was previously owned by A. Menshikov, who lost the right to own it when he went into exile. The Trubetskoys also managed to live here.
The banks of the Neva are very clearly visible from the square. Senate, because it has a rounded shape. In the middle of it is a horseman made of copper, which served as the city's first monument. He seems to be looking at the waters of the river.
Another attraction that deserves attention is the Palace Bridge, which began to be built in 1901. The process of building such a large-scale project took 10 years. They wanted to carry out strength tests in November 1913. However, the war somewhat suspended this process.
The opening took place in 1916. Initially, there were wooden railings, which were replaced with cast iron material in 1939. On theit had the symbols of the Soviet Union in the form of stars with five ends, banners and coats of arms.
Masterpieces of architecture
On Palace Square is the famous Winter Palace, built according to the project of B. Rastrelli in the Baroque style in the period from 1754 to 1762. In addition, on the banks of the Neva River you can see the Alexander Column, erected in 1834, the Triumphal Arch, the crowning element of which is a figure depicting Glory riding a chariot.
The building that previously housed the Guards Corps is also interesting. This is an architectural work by Bryulov, built in 1840. The Winter Palace somewhat fences off the territory of Palace Square from the river, but there is a considerable gap through which you can see the bridge, the Rostral columns and the Strelka.
Famous places of St. Petersburg
Many tourists dream of getting into the local Hermitage, where there are sculptures of Pomona and Flora. The building was built according to the project of J. Vallin-Delamote in 1764-1767. An arch above the groove connects the building to the theatre. Here you can feel the spirit that the Renaissance possessed. This place is mentioned in the "Queen of Spades" by Alexander Pushkin. It was here that the last of Herman and Lisa's dates took place.
There used to be a post office nearby, so the local embankment was called Postal. If you turn to the entrance to the right, you can see the Atlanteans, even nearby - the building of the Naval Archive, the barracks of the Preobrazhensky regiment. This is a corner not only of extreme beauty, but also of great importance. There were institutes of oriental studies, andalso archeology built in eclectic style by A. Stackenschneider.
Also attracts attention is the Marble Palace, whose features have absorbed the motifs of early classicism. It was built from 1768 to 1785. There are very beautiful sculptures by Shubin and a frieze by Klodt. And these are far from all the pleasant discoveries that can impress a person who first came to the banks of the Neva River. Local residents, in turn, love to walk here, enjoying the incredible beauty of their native and so familiar city.