Kazansky Bridge
Kazansky Bridge is a bridge across Griboyedov Canal in Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg is a city and a federal subject of Russia located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea...

, Russia
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. From 1766 to 1830 it had a name Rozhdestvensky Bridge and from 1923 to 1944—Plekhanov Bridge . It is located near the Kazan Cathedral (hence the name). The bridge's length is 18.8 meters, and the width is 95.5 meters. It is second widest bridge in St. Petersburg after the Blue Bridge
Blue Bridge (Saint Petersburg)
The Blue Bridge , is a 97.3 metre wide bridge that spans the Moika River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The Blue Bridge is the widest bridge in Saint Petersburg and is sometimes claimed to be the widest bridge in the world — a claim, however, that has not been recognized by international reference...

, the lowest bridge in the city and therefore also the only bridge where sailing underneath it is prohibited.

The bridge was built in 1765–1766 in place of previously existed wooden Rozhdenstvensky Bridge (since 1716) which was demolished during granite embankment of Griboyedov Canal.
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