Yahoo Web Search

  1. About 3,790,000,000 search results

  1. The statue of Peter the Great in the Peter and Paul Fortress was unveiled on June 7, 1991. The monument is a sculpture of Peter I, sitting on the throne. It has tiny head and massive torso and it's hard to believe that this statue offers a true representation of Peter the Great, the founder of the Peter and Paul Fortress and of St. Petersburg.

    • (54)
  2. Title Statue of Peter the Great, St. Petersburg; Contributor Names Graves, C. H., publisher

  3. The Peter the Great Statue is a 98-metre-high (322 ft) monument to Peter the Great, located at the western confluence of the Moskva River and the Vodootvodny Canal in central Moscow, Russia. It was designed by the Georgian designer Zurab Tsereteli to commemorate 300 years of the Russian Navy, which Peter the Great established.

  4. People also ask

    What is the Peter the great statue?

    Why did Catherine the Great build the Peter the great statue?

    What is the story behind the statue of Columbus in Moscow?

  5. Statue of Peter the Great. Petropavlovskaya krepost 3 , Petrogradsky (+7) 812 230 64 31 more than a year ago. A very unexpected and controversial statue lies in the heart of the fortress compound, which was created by Mikhail Shemyakin. The bronze statue sits atop the throne of the Tsar and was put in place in 1991 and remains controversial to ...

    • Petropavlovskaya krepost 3, St. Petersburg
    • 8 (812) 230-64-31
  6. Monument to Peter the Great With its tiny head and massive torso, it's hard to believe that this statue offers a true representation of Peter the Great, the founder of the Peter and Paul Fortress (and of St. Petersburg). According to sculptor Mikhail Shemyakin, however, it was based on the death-mask and wax figure of Peter kept in the Hermitage.

  7. Description: Catherine the Great initiated an impressive monument to the founder of St Petersburg as a tribute to her predecessor and to stress her own position as Russian monarch. The French sculptor Étienne-Maurice Falconet created the statue that depicts Peter as a Roman hero. Thousands of people attended the inauguration in 1782.

  1. People also search for