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Fine Gate

The Russians love their monuments, especially to celebrate a war victory, this gate is a fine... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Howlo
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Triumphal Gate on Moskovskye Avenue

We caught sight of this monument while exploring the area around our accommodation at Staybridge... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
91MJJC19
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29 Jul 2018
“Fine Gate”
28 Jan 2018
“Imposing”
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The powerful columns in this monument to the Russian victory in the Russo-Turkish war of 1828 represent the grandeur and greatness of the Russian army.
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Ligovskiy pr-kt | Moscow Highway, St. Petersburg 193036, Russia
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

The Russians love their monuments, especially to celebrate a war victory, this gate is a fine example and commemorates the victory over the Turkish Army in the mid 1800's.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Easy to get to by metro, it will only need a short visit, no fee. The Gate commemorates victory in the Turkish - Russian war

Thank Signum32
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Also in the southern part of St Petersburg as Narva Triumphal Arch, this Moscow Triumphal Gates were erected to commemorate the victory of Russian Army over the Turks in the Russo - Turkish war of 1828. They are located on Moskovsky Prospekt, that leads all...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This triumphal arch, which stands on the city's southbound Moskovsky Prospekt, was built between 1834-38 in memory of Russia's victory in the 1828-29 War with Turkey. This is strictly a ride by. The Gate does present an impressive gateway into the Imperial capital. Free

1  Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We caught sight of this monument while exploring the area around our accommodation at Staybridge. This really cool monument is meant to commemorate, as most triumphal arches do, Russian victory in the Russo-Turkish War. Today it stands in the middle of Moskovskye Avenue, one of...More

1  Thank 91MJJC19
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I'd agree with other reviewers that this is just another triumphal gate, but the recent history with this one sets it apart for me . . . Back in 1838, the Moscow Gates were the largest structure in the world made of cast iron. The...More

3  Thank Soda8
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Well the gate is a gate, it is triumphal... without reading a history about this building you would not be interested at all, I honestly do not understand these buildings everywhere, except Rome :D

1  Thank Andrej_Furtsev
Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

They are pretty. Not worth a stop since you will usually pass them on the way to and from the airport. The do make a grand entrance to the city.

Thank Simbelina14
Reviewed 6 January 2012

This sightseen is a sightseen only for Petersburg citizens. The author of this gate tried to made monument as a triumph gate in Paris. But he`s failed!

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