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Kresty Destination Guide

Explore Kresty in Russia

Kresty in the region of Samara is a town in Russia - some 483 mi or ( 777 km ) East of Moscow , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Kresty is now 09:37 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Samara " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yoshkar-Ola, Usol'ye, Ul'yanovsk, Saratov, and Kuibyshev. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yoshkar-Ola . Where to go and what to see in Kresty ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Syzran Bridge

The Alexander Railway Bridge across the Volga River near Syzran, so named after the reigning emperor Alexander II, was designed by Nikolai Belelyubsky and Konstantin Mikhailovsky. The first bridge across the Volga in its lower reaches, it was opened by Konstantin Posyet in 1880 as part of the Samara-Zlatoust Railway. It had 13 spans and was 1436 metres long, making it the longest bridge in Europe. It was renamed Syzran Bridge following the Russian Revolution.

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Located at 53.17 48.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Bridges completed in 1880, Buildings and structures in Samara Oblast, Railway bridges in Russia, Truss bridges