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St. Petersburg. Fontanka. by VladimirKraft

Фонтанка — река в Санкт-Петербурге, протока дельты реки Невы, пересекающая центральную часть города. Длина реки — 7,6 км[1], ширина до 70 м, наибольшая глубина до 3,5 м.
Fontanka (Russian: Фонтанка) is a left branch of the river Neva, which flows through the whole of Central Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is 6,700 metres (22,000 ft) long; its width is up to 70 metres (230 ft), and its depth is up to 3.5 metres (11 ft). The Fontanka Embankment is lined with the former private residences of Russian nobility.
Ани́чков мост — один из самых известных мостов Санкт-Петербурга.
Постоянный каменный мост переброшен через Фонтанку по линии Невского проспекта в 1785 году.
Своим названием мост обязан подполковнику-инженеру Михаилу Аничкову, чей батальон во времена Петра Великого дислоцировался за Фонтанкой в так называемой Аничковой слободе.
The Anichkov Bridge (Russian: Аничков мост, Anichkov Most) is the oldest and most famous bridge across the Fontanka River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The current bridge, built in 1841-42 and reconstructed in 1906-08, combines a simple form with some spectacular decorations. As well as its four famous horse sculptures (1849–50), the bridge has some of the most celebrated ornate iron railings in Saint Petersburg. The structure is mentioned in the works of Pushkin, Gogol, and Dostoevsky.

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The Pier 200/365 by Kpryor23

“The St. Petersburg Pier, known locally as The Pier, is a landmark and tourist destination extending into Tampa Bay from downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. The Pier features a five-story inverted pyramid-shaped building.[4][5] Constructed in 1973, it was designed by St. Petersburg architect William B. Harvard, Sr..[6] May 31, 2013 was the last official day for the public to visit the pier. ” They are building something new in its place called Pier Park.
Oh yea day 200! can you believe it!

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