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The statue of tsar Peter the Great

The statue is located near harbour where hydrofoils to Kizi are departing. Easy to find. Tsar Peter... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
mmikko
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Joensuu, Finland
Charismatic gorgeous statue

This statue of Peter the Great, who was the founder of the city, is close to harbor and a little... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2015
Rytkynpera
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Central Finland, Finland
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15 Nov 2016
“The statue of tsar Peter the Great”
1 Oct 2015
“Charismatic gorgeous statue”
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

The statue is located near harbour where hydrofoils to Kizi are departing. Easy to find. Tsar Peter the Great was founder of Petrozavodsk.

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Reviewed 1 October 2015

This statue of Peter the Great, who was the founder of the city, is close to harbor and a little bit in a shade of the trees in the park. It is made of bronze and is standing on a colossal granite pedestal which is...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Not bad go early in the morning when less people are around... after all its just a statue. Its about a 15 minute walk from onega castle hotel

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Reviewed 1 August 2015

The monument is in a park close to the pier where the boats takes off to Valomo monastery. So take a few minutes to have a look.

Thank Olle A
Reviewed 23 December 2014

A nice monument to Peter the Great in the Center of the City in a Park setting. It is a constant reminder of how people idolize Peter the Great! While in Petrozavodsk, it is a 'must see', quite impressive. Jon Lefeber

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Reviewed 4 July 2014

Nice to see the town reinforce its strong links to one of Russias most popular Tzars. It is only a statue, nothing really special about it but it is on the sefront and does represent an important historical element of the city. Some nice eateries...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 24 September 2013

In the middle of the city certainly very impressive. Traffic is very bad very hard to find a time when the roads were not congested to be able to get around to sightsee

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