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A gallant and heroic Peter the Great atop a horse is depicted in this striking statue on Decembrist (Senate) Square commissioned by Catherine the Great to honor her predecessor.
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Dekabristov Square, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful of the bronze monuments that are located throughout Saint Petersburg. Its located in the heart of the city and stands out magnificently. Peter the Great designed this beautiful city and greatly deserves the recognition with this gorgeous statue...More

Thank dpowers2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most famous statue of Peter the Great - and fully deserved! It is an obvious symbol of St Petersburg, as tsar Peter the Great was its founder but there is much more about it, if you think about the Russian history, culture and nature...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After night boat journey we walked around and we passed by this great statue of bronze horseman and really it’s magnificent at night and beautiful

Thank abdulrahman542
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My family and I spent 3 days in St-Petersburg in August 2018. We made a 3 hours guided visit by feet in order for us to see as much as possible of St-Petersburg monuments. The Bronze Horseman was my favorite one ! Since I have...More

Thank otterboris
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The statue is centrally located right by the river behind the Hermitage. We were taking an evening stroll and stop to admire it on our way. It is located in a small square with benches one can sit to admire the views. During the day,...More

Thank Boyana T
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This statue is really cool to see, and conveniently located next to the river. It is in a park next to Hermatige.

Thank norgeva
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I had read the trilogy "The Bronze Horseman" by Paullina Simons which impressed me very much and especially the first book titled the same. Since then I was sure that whenever I would be in SPB I would go to see this statue, and so...More

Thank Rami A
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I've giving an otherwise average statue a Very Good rating because of the rock on which it's mounted. It's representative of a wave, and does a very good job of it, too. There's a story behind it that I've forgotten but am sure can be...More

Thank dskid
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is a large and quite stunning statue to see. Amazed at the size of it. Can't miss it as it is right in the main tourist area.

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is a fine statue of Peter the Great, a grand bronze statue on a impressive granite base, a must sight in the City.

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