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This is one fancy statue. It was amazing to me, travelling around Moscow and St. Petersburg, that the communists left so much standing that relates to the czarist era. Certainly, statues of communist leaders didn't fare so well after the collapse of the Soviet Union....More
Fairly intricate monument and nice to see.
Sort of in the parking lot so access is easy access.
Not a destination by itself but if you are here it’s worth a quick picture.
Not much else to do dot this one is about 5 minutes.
Located between St. Isaac's and Mariinsky Palace, it's definitely worth a quick visit because it is so ornate and interesting. Unfortunately, the immediate area around it serves as a parking area for tour buses and various cars and taxis so any sort of ambiance is...More
Beautiful statue dedicated to Tsar Nicholas I. Statue was erected in 1859, and is unique because the horse is standing on only its 2 hind feet. Had to add a lot of extra weight in the tail for stability. Located near St. Isaac's Cathedral.
We stopped off briefly in St Isaacs square to view the cathedral and also the statue of Nicholas I whilst on a two day visit to St Petersburg. We were on an organised coach trip and this this statue was pointed out to us whilst...More
There was a group about to do some photography, people in costumes trying to get into photos for a fee and lots of traffic buzzing around this square.
There were three police cars but no sign of officers.
Lots of memorial to Peter the Great...More