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Peter The Great Monument

Moscow, Russia
+7 495 629-20-08
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Moscow's Peter the Great monument definitely stands out at 322 feet of stainless steel, bronze, and copper and is housed less than a mile from the famous Kremlin wall. The monument, created by sculptor Zurab Tsereteli, depicts the Russian czar at the wheel of a ship with a document in his hands.
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Moscow, Russia
Yakimanka
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Reviewed 3 days ago

At first sight you say "Christopher Columbus"!!! but it is not!!! It is Peter the Great!!! on his ship. It is quite an original monument in the Moscow river.

Thank fernandocE9816AZ
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The Peter the Great Monument in Moscow is renowned for its cumbersome appearance but it is a striking sight worth seeing. Visit the site, study the structure and join the debate: Is it bold and beautiful or just awkward? See this one-of-a-kind monument that was...More

Thank Nesvil
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This monument is definitely a must-see one. It consist of many statues stacked one on another. Even the base of the monument is interesting it gives the feel of a ship is sailing. The main statue is a sailboat and a human figure navigating the...More

Thank Cankut S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This monument is on the Moscow River, we had see it when we went to Gorki Park, maybe big but not nice.

Thank Nina1981812
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is one huge statue and certainly falls into the category of "must be seen to be believed"! Epic proportions, though not necessarily correct with the depiction of Peter the Great much larger than the boat, it is a fantastical creation that would not be...More

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Huge statue which can be viewed from the nearby park (as well as many other places for quite some distance away!). It is not a beautiful piece but it is striking in its size and the message it perhaps sends - many tourists will likely...More

Thank bob_the_moo
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Just love this statue which is so quirky and original, could look at it for hours. It is huge and has so many aspects to look at. Seems very underrated. A must see.

Thank ANDY K
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The statue is a 98 metres high monument to Peter The Great. It was erected in 1997 and commemorates 300 years of the Russian Navy. Weighing around 1000 tonnes, it is one of the tallest structures in the world. Also it is considered to be...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Interesting piece of art - a statue by the river, good to watch from many points to grab the whole power of it. Don't save much time for it, as it is enough to take a look continue sight-seeing.

Thank Stanislaw1972
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The monument can be viewed at a distance from the bridge in front of the Christ Cathedral in Moscow. It is interesting from a historical point of view.

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Yakimanka
Yakimanka acts as Moscow’s evergreen lungs with prime
beaches on the Moscow river. All the benefits of
visiting and living in Yakimanka are gathered at the
Moscow river embankment – three parks: Gorky, Muzeon
and Neskuchny garden shape this green stripe with
museums showing the hippest contemporary art. The area
is full of activities for your eyes (museums), mouth
(restaurants) and feet (sport and dance-wise). Access
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