Neva River


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Noun1.Neva River - a river in northwestern Russia flowing generally west into the Gulf of FinlandNeva River - a river in northwestern Russia flowing generally west into the Gulf of Finland
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While on a cruise along the Neva River, next to St.
Petersburg in the 1700s when his army defeated the Swedes and took Nyenskans, the fortress situated at the mouth of the Neva River. From a small town, it became the imperial capital where an empire arose.
Petersburg in October can also witness the visual spectacle of the opening of the bridges on the Neva River.
During the parade, Putin reviewed a spectacular annual naval display on Neva River in St.
Leyla Aliyeva presented personal items of the Azerbaijani fighter, who went missing near the city of Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) in the fall of 1942 and whose remains were found near the Neva River by the Russian "Dobrovolets Politex" search group, to his nephew Abay Abbasov.
Built around 185 miles of canals and rivers, Peter the Great's architectural vision made the waterways a central part of the city which is dominated by the expansive Neva river. And our tour, which also takes in the smaller Fontanka and Moika rivers, was the perfect way to admire the baroque and neoclassical architecture there.
This square was originally a czarist parade ground near the Neva River, overshadowed since the late nineteenth century by the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, a florid, polychrome structure of asymmetrical onion domes.
The tour will be a good opportunity for the prospective tourists to enjoy Cruise ride on the Neva River, Sightseeing of Winter palace, Peter and Paul Fortress, Petroff Palace.
Marked with a two-month celebration of culture - including theater, ballet and all-night parties - the White Nights Festival culminates with the spectacular Scarlet Sails show, a massive light and sound performance involving classical music, fireworks and a giant scarlet vessel sailing down the Neva River. It is, during these days, not uncommon to see toddlers out with their babushkas at 2 a.m.
The Act saw 24 spectacular races held over four days just metres from the shores of the Neva River. The SAP Sailing Analytics show that Alinghi were the best starters, sailed the fewest manoeuvres and posted 15 podium finishes including eight wins on their way to glory.
The two teams locked horns in a roller coaster contest across four races on the Neva River with Alinghi winning the first race and Oman Air taking maximum points in the next two races leaving the two crews neck and neck on 231 points going into the final double points decider.