Grand Petersburg: along the English Embankment up to The Blue Bridge

Saint Petersburg, Northwestern Federal District, Russia
Est. 2.5km / 1 hr / Map

Grand Petersburg: along the English Embankment up to The Blue Bridge - Cya On The Road

Welcome to the enthralling journey along the English Embankment (the Promenade des Anglais) of Saint Petersburg – a historical place where the most rich and famous people used to live. Why did the architect of St. Isaac's Cathedral die just after it was finished?How was the British intelligence and English Embankment involved in Rasputin’s death?Where did the legendary shot of "Aurora" take place?How did Napoleon Bonaparte decide the fate of the Bronze Horseman? Where was the first ball of Natasha Rostova from the novel "War and Peace"?Where was the dead body of the poet Sergei Esenin found?What role did the English Embankment play in life and death of Alexander Pushkin?What building near the Blue Bridge remembers young Vladimir Putin?All these things and much more you will learn from the tour “Grand Petersburg: along the English Embankment to the Blue Bridge”.Text read by Bill Watson.Photo Saint Isaac's Square SPB (01) by Pavlikhin is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

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