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A large and interesting statue

Not much to say other than it is a large and interesting statue. It is located in a traffic... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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Amazingly Huge Monument

It’s very huge monument of peter I situated in front of park inn by Radisson Pribaltiyskaya once... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Nejran, Saudi Arabia
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21 Sep 2018
“A large and interesting statue”
17 Sep 2018
“Amazingly Huge Monument ”
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Not much to say other than it is a large and interesting statue. It is located in a traffic circle/plaza and is a good picture spot. Got the picture. Can prove we have been there.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

It’s very huge monument of peter I situated in front of park inn by Radisson Pribaltiyskaya once you get out from the hotel you can see it There

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

I'm a little surprised that this deserves its own ratings on TripAdvisor. It's something you'll see if you go to the fortress and nothing you should make a special trip to see. Thanks for reading. I’ll appreciate a thumbs up below if you’ve found this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Sure this is a very touristy thing to do, but since we were tourists, we did the photo shot. Watch out for other tourists and the traffic.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Liars N F
Reviewed 17 November 2017

A very small head and huge hands. I am not sure of the message from the artist, and I understand that the local community is unsure what to make of it, but it does serve as a talking point about the founder of the city.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 874AndrewE
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This somewhat strange statue of Peter the Great is located inside the Peter and Paul Fortress not too far away from the Cathedral. It's a modern representation of Peter the Great and his head seems disproportionately small in relation to the rest of the statue....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Those spooky long fingers and micro-small head cannot possibly be a compliment to the great Peter. It was designed and made in the USA (well, that explains a lot, maybe Hollywood?) The face is a mask cast of the actual Peter the Great, before his...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

There is a peculiar statue in the Peter and Paul Fortress that is worth spending a few minutes to see during visits. It is 1.9 meter sculpture created by Russian sculptor Mihail Chemiakin and erected in 1991 in front of the Museum of the History...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BradJill
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Peter I sitting in the throne, huge dimensions but the author used for making the head the original wax mask. Therefore it looks quite strange!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank fernandocE9816AZ
Reviewed 29 June 2017

this monument has got a small head! it is very crowded place which is beautiful in sunny day!it is free of charge!

Date of experience: June 2017
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