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Krymsky Bridge and River Tram

Krymsky Bridge and River Tram

There are over a hundred bridges in the Russian capital, but few are more famous than the Krymsky Bridge. It leads directly into Gorky Park. Krymsky (Crimean) Bridge was built in 1938 based on the design by engineer A.V. Vlasov. The river in this place is shallow and centuries ago it was known as the Krymsky (Crimean) ford where the Crimean Tatars were crossing the river during their raids. The modern bridge is 671 metres long and 33.3 metres wide.
"River Trams" is given name by Muscovites of the small passenger river boats, which float on the Moscow-river every half hour at summer season.
2004-07-03 12:27:35

Photo taken on 2004-07-03 at 12:27:35

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Ian Hayles Ian Hayles
From: Australia
Date: 2013-07-12 00:47:30

We were prompted to make plans to visit Moscow this year when our daughter Elizabeth was invited to attend a medical conference in June 2013. Our friends Richard and Stacey Host had visited Moscow in February 2013 and recommended Arthur.
It was the best decision. In three days we saw so much and learnt so much about Russian history and its impact and connections with our own history.
We firstly visited St Petersburg for three days on our own and then travelled to Moscow by the fast train Sapsan. Arthur was there to greet us and immediately took us to Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and GUM Department Store. After a quick lunch we visited the vast Moscow Kremlin with all its fascinating buildings. Arthur explained a lot of things to us and took lots of photos. He then drove us to our hotel and helped us check in.
The next day Arthur took us Novodevichy Convent and Cemetery. Many famous people are buried in the cemetery. Later we went to Sparrow Hills and Victory Park (WWII memorial). The peace and beauty of the convent on a sunny day was special in contrast to sadness of the Victory Park with its Hall of Memory and Sorrows. The Museum and collection of military vehicles (including the famous T34 tank) and aircraft was very interesting.
On Friday we did a Countryside tour to Sergiyev Posad (Russian Jerusalem). It was lovely to be out of the city and to enjoy the country area. We finished off the day by walking round the All-Russia Exhibition centre (VDNKh). Once more Arthur drove us back to hotel.
What a great experience! Thank you Arthur for your Tour Guiding competence, friendly accepting character and great photographs. We highly recommend him.