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Sculptures of griffins in Sain Petersburg

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Submitted by Serg A Nik on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 23:23

Sculptures of griffins on “Bank Bridge” in Sain Petersburg. Due to these sculptures “Bank Bridge” is very famous. Do you want to get rich? There is a legend still propagated among the citizens and tourists that if you rub a griffin’s paw, you will inevitably make a fortune.
The bridge is located not far from Nevsky Prospekt and “Gostiny Dvor” shopping center.

Nearest Metro stations are “Gostiny Dvor” and “Nevsky Prospekt”.

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Famous griffins sculptures from the bank bridge (in St. Petersburg) are sent to restoration. Tourists will not be able to see the sculpture and take pictures with them. Repair of the bridge constructions would also be conducted. As it was reported in the Internet, the repair is planned for completion by the World Cup in 2018.


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