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“Just a statue” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I

Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I
Dekabristov Square, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Ranked #37 of 1,160 things to do in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
Reykjavik, Iceland
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“Just a statue”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

A short walking distance from Nevsky Prospekt. It's okay I guess. The bridges over the river look beautiful during the night. There is a small garden surrounding it. But like some user said earlier "It's a statue".

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Berhampur, Orissa
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“Iconic statue in scenic surroundings”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Its an icon of Petersburg and definitely worth a photostop.
The adj river Neva and the magnificent Isaac cathedral dome in the background make great pics.

Visited October 2012
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Bergen, Norway
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“Great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a great monument to a great person. The composition is powerful, impressive and beautiful. Really it deserves to be one of the city' s symbols.

Visited October 2012
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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“Horseman.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

What a wonderful piece of sculpture, with an interesting story behind it.I will not give the story away but I am sure it is available for researching.

Visited June 2013
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“Bronze Horseman”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Beautiful statue, a tribute to Peter the Great from Catherine. Very impressive next to the Neva river.

Visited August 2013
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