Krasny Bridge connects the Kazan and the 2nd Admiralty iIslands through the Moyka River

The border between the Admiralteysky and Central districts of St. Petersburg passes along the bridge.

A wooden drawbridge was built here in 1717. Until 1808 the bridge was called White, and then became known as Red.

At the end of the XVIII century, the bridge was rebuilt in a three-span wooden with the liquidation of the lifting part.

In 1808-1814 according to the project of engineer V.I. Geste, the bridge was replaced by a standard single-span cast-iron arch. This is the only cast-iron bridge across the Moyka from bridges built according to the standard design of V. I. Geste which has preserved its historical appearance. Cast-iron grates are installed on the bridge, repeating the fencing pattern of the Moyka embankment. Granite obelisks with gilded balls and tetrahedral lanterns are installed at the bridge entrances.

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