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Moscow Triumphal Gates

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Address: Ligovskiy pr-kt | Moscow Highway, St. Petersburg 193036, Russia
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The powerful columns in this monument to the Russian victory in the...

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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Triumphal Gate on Moskovskye Avenue

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 the major roads leading to the city centre. The nearest metro station is Moskovskye Vorota;... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 12 columns weighed a combined 450 tons. The use of a frieze of the 30... More 

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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 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

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 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.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 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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