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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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Dekabristov Square, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After night boat journey we walked around and we passed by this great statue of bronze horseman and really it’s magnificent at night and beautiful

Thank abdulrahman542
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I spent 3 days in St-Petersburg in August 2018. We made a 3 hours guided visit by feet in order for us to see as much as possible of St-Petersburg monuments. The Bronze Horseman was my favorite one ! Since I have...More

Thank otterboris
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The statue is centrally located right by the river behind the Hermitage. We were taking an evening stroll and stop to admire it on our way. It is located in a small square with benches one can sit to admire the views. During the day,...More

Thank Boyana T
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This statue is really cool to see, and conveniently located next to the river. It is in a park next to Hermatige.

Thank norgeva
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I had read the trilogy "The Bronze Horseman" by Paullina Simons which impressed me very much and especially the first book titled the same. Since then I was sure that whenever I would be in SPB I would go to see this statue, and so...More

Thank Rami A
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I've giving an otherwise average statue a Very Good rating because of the rock on which it's mounted. It's representative of a wave, and does a very good job of it, too. There's a story behind it that I've forgotten but am sure can be...More

Thank dskid
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is a large and quite stunning statue to see. Amazed at the size of it. Can't miss it as it is right in the main tourist area.

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is a fine statue of Peter the Great, a grand bronze statue on a impressive granite base, a must sight in the City.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This is an iconic statue and one of the more famous ones in the city. Nice lawns around it. It's close to the Hermitage

Thank nikhil_malhotra
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Nice Statue in front of bol’shaya neva with huge bronze horseman statue of Great Peter. i liked it & recommended

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