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Peter The Great Monument: Tours & Tickets

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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
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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed September 10, 2019

Even from a distance you can see the enormous size of this statue. Coming up close you see the beauty and greatness.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

If you are anywhere within a kilometer of this monstrosity you will see it. Talk about overblown. And P the G hated Moscow anyway.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Enormous monument in honor of Peter the Great emperor. It is located close to the Muzeon Art Park and in a small island at Moskva River.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eduardo Y
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

Make sure you stop of for a little while to see this striking monument located by the river, you can’t miss it towering above you. Get your view from the nearby ornate bridge for best photos, whilst also capturing marvellous vistas of the Kremlin. Surprising...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank MJGUK
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

Peter the great is a big statue of Peter the fisherman... took the river cruise and was able to see it up close. Form far away it doesn't look like much but up close its veey detail and well constructed and quite beautiful..

Date of experience: April 2019
4  Thank Coryy20
Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

Gigantic sculpture of Peter the Great! On the way to Muzeon park. Nice place to walk or have a picnic.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank BerlynCC
Reviewed March 16, 2019

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Luisguiper
Reviewed February 2, 2019

"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

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed November 25, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TasosAnth
Reviewed November 3, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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