Take a Trip along the Fontanka.
Reconstructed from an eighteenth-century estate by Fyodor Demertsov for Princess Anna Beloselskaya-Belozerskaya on the corner of 41 Nevsky Prospekt and 42 River Fontanka Embankment in St Petersburg. After the death of the owner’s son, his widow, Elizaveta Bibikova, married Prince Vasily Kochubey. Heinrich Stackenschneider and sculptor David Jensen rebuilt the palace in the Second Baroque style.
The Anichkov Bridge
The Anichkov Bridge is the first and most famous bridge across the Fontanka River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The current bridge, built in 1841-1842 and reconstructed in 1906-1908, combines a simple form with some spectacular decorations. As well as its four famous horse sculptures, 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.