ST. PETERSBURG: PETER THE GREAT MONUMENT

St. Petersburg:  Peter the Great Monument

This dramatic equestrian monument to Peter the Great, dubbed "The Bronze Horseman," was comissioned by Catherine II. Mainly the work of French sculptor Étienne Falconet, it stands at the center of Decembrists' Square.

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