Numerous rivers, canals, bridges and embankments lend the city a charm all of its own. Here is one of the 600 bridges — the Bank Bridge over the Griboyedov Canal.

 the Bank Bridge over the Griboyedov Canal.

From this wharf steamers sail down the Neva to the Central Park of Culture and Rest named after S. M. Kirov, as well as up the river to Petrokrepost.