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Admiralteiskaya Naberezhnaya, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Very interesting

The story behind this is that Peter the Great was rightfully considered the first Russian... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
alisdair t
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Workington, United Kingdom
Neat!!

It's a very neat little statue! I was actually in Russian in 2013, but just now found this on... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2015
Emmchar16
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Bloomington, Indiana
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This monument to Peter the Great depicts the Russian ruler as a young man building a ship, a skill that he learned in Holland and brought back with him to help build the Russian Navy.
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  • Poor0%
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Jul 8, 2016
“Very interesting”
Sep 1, 2015
“Neat!!”
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Admiralteiskaya Naberezhnaya, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

The story behind this is that Peter the Great was rightfully considered the first Russian shipbuilder. He did not only design boats, he also worked as a shipbuilder at the Admiralty Shipyards. However, the original monument was destroyed on Lenin’s orders in 1918, a new...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

It's a very neat little statue! I was actually in Russian in 2013, but just now found this on tripadvisor. It's right on the water and a little off the beaten path, but worth the view.

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Reviewed 27 November 2012

Peter was the only Russian Tzar who could work with this own hands!! He could actually build a ship and sail it, not just go braggin' about how hard it is to be slaving on board =) This is the example to be followed by...More

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