Predmostnaya Square

Aleksander Zelikov/ТАSS

Predmostnaya Ploschad (Predmostnaya Square) on the grounds of the Tsaritsyn Fortress took its present shape in the years right after World War II, when the new Astrakhansky Bridge was built. Before the early 1940s the main road took a left towards the Volga, where Ulitsa Astrakhansky Vzvoz (Astrakhansky Vzvoz Street) was.