Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, St. Petersburg

At Senate Square, view Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, an iconic monument commisioned by Catherine the Great and dedicated to her predecessor. Visit the statue facing the Neva River that depicts Peter the Great atop his horse, about to step on a snake, representing his enemies. French artist Etienne Mourise Falconet sculpted the monument, whose popular nickname comes from an 1833 poem by Alexander Pushkin. This sculpture has become a symbol of the city since it was revealed in 1782, and it survived a long siege during World War II. Put Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I at the forefront of your travel plans using our St. Petersburg trip planner .
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  • the place and super huge and beautiful as well as the statue base and the positioning of the horse and see
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  • My husband wanted to go to Russia. I'm so grateful that I decided to go with him. This was a trip of a lifetime, unlike other trips we've made to Greece, France, Italy, Costa Rica, and other countries...  more »
  • This is a real historic brand of the city, one is the pedestal is a true masterpiece.
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  • Just one nice statue in a park. Not really worthy to mention it as a 'monument'. There are many statues everywhere.
  • Excellent view with St. Isaac's behind it. Recommend seeing this one at night
  • The Bronze Horseman is a symbol of St. Petersburg and a tribute to it's founder Peter the Great. This amazing statue is located on the embankment of the Neva river and often times you will see wedding parties taking photos at this monument which is quite traditional. The Bronze Horseman is a short walk away from both St. Isaacs Cathedral as as well as the Hermitage. It's worth a quick peek and photo.
  • You have to spend time to look the horseman in detail. its beautiful so much detailing and it tells you a great deal about the person who conceptualised it the one who it represents.
  • It is one of the symbols of Saint-Petersburg. Definitely a must visit place

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