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Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I

Dekabristov Square, St. Petersburg, Russia
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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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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Dekabristov Square, St. Petersburg, Russia
Admiralteisky
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Walked through the park on several occasions going to other attractions. Park is lovely and every time there were newly weds getting the brides picture taken next to the statue. It was a lovely setting.

Thank Ed50_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

This statue of Peter the great on a horse balancing on its back legs was commissioned by Catherine the great. It is located across from St. Isaac's Cathedral and it is a stop of most bus tours. I did not see it up close but...More

Thank GoldAdvice
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is just a picture stop and then back onto the bus. there are good pictures of buildings around it.

Thank gary a
Reviewed 1 week ago

This statue is full of meaning to the local city, which symbolises the victory of Peter the first over the "evil" that wanted to take him down from the shadows (regime opponents). You have 4 horse statues in the city centre.

Thank fxsfua
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty photo opportunity along the bank of the Neva. Look for the snake under the feet of the horse!

Thank Rose T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It stands out while driving and otherwise. Great work, This city is loaded with such sculpters. The city has kept very well and clean. Bravo

Thank K T
Reviewed 1 week ago

it looks attractive inn a vibrant city street it looks attractive inn a vibrant city street There is nothing behind it

Thank NeelamIndia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ocerlooking the banks of Neva river, this statue was ordered by Catherine the Great to celebrate 100 years from the crowning of Peter the Great. It is absolutely majestic. It was built on a giant rock found in Finland coast which is believed to be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bronze Horseman, a symbol of St. Petersburg, is located on the Neva embankment by Senate Square and in the vicinity of Admiralty Park and St. Isaac's Cathedral. This statue has many interesting aspects one being a bronze snake slithering underneath Peter the Great on...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the interesting attractions to see near St. Isaac's Cathedral is the Bronze Horseman Statue at Dekabristov Square. This is monumental sculpture of Peter the Great which was commissioned by Catherine the Great and designed by French sculpture, Etienne Maurice Falconet between 1768-1770. This...More

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