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Fontanka river embankment

Animesh Sood
After this, we decided to get on-board for the 09:00 PM Boat tour. The boat ride gave us the option to see most of the city's significant monuments and buildings in all of their architectural splendor, which were built to be viewed from the water. During the short trip (1 Hour 15 minutes), we navigated through 5 of the city's rivers and canals. Saint Petersburg, at times is also called the 'Northern Venice' because of its several canals and the amazing visual affect from water.