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Moscow's Peter the Great monument definitely stands out at 322 feet of stainless steel, bronze, and copper and is housed less than a mile from the famous Kremlin wall. The monument, created by sculptor Zurab Tsereteli, depicts the Russian czar at...more
My first impression when I saw this monument from a distance was that it kind of disrupted the line of the area landscape. As I approached to it, I thought it was related to Christopher Columbus someway until I got to know it is actually...More
"Godzilla" is the nickname given by Muscovites to this Disneylike statue of Peter the Great, which is not only ugly, but totally inappropriate as Peter the Great hated Moscow...
This huge eyesore (2" taller than the Statue of Liberty) was created in 1997 by Zurab...More
It is placed near the Gorkhi park after Grymsky Bridge and before reaching Red Square. In my pinion it is tried to reach something like the monument of freedom in New York but not. It is a lttle bit weird and scary. Not really understand...More
I have been told several times that Muscovites don't like tsar Peter the Great for the obvious reason - he moved the capital from Moscow to Sankt Petersburg. Despite this, his merits for the country are fully recognized and the massive monument of Peter the...More
Peter the Great Monument is one of the statues (it is really big!) located in the Graveyard of Fallen Monuments, a museum in free air, where you can see a lot of monuments and statues of soviet and previous periods. Really, it is a very...More
One of the most infamous monuments in Moscow. It was also called the Colossus of Rhodes in Moscow and Gulliver in Moscow. It is tall - almost a hundred meters - and is installed on an artificial reinforced concrete island. I can not even imagine...More