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Lion statues guarding Neva River

There are two lion statues erected on the side of Neva Embankment in front of Admiralty Building... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
Large Lion Statues

Situated in front of the Admiralty Building on the Neva Embankment, these statues of Guard Lions... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Sandra and Alan S
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Admiralty Embankment, St. Petersburg 199155, Russia
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

There are two lion statues erected on the side of Neva Embankment in front of Admiralty Building, may be for the purpose of guarding Neva River. The spot is good for photo-taking particularly at night time when all the bridges are opened by mid-night.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Situated in front of the Admiralty Building on the Neva Embankment, these statues of Guard Lions look out over the river from the top of steps down to the water. Impressive in their size from close up, these are another pair of the many statues...More

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

During our free walking tour we got to see many interesting site/sights. These lions were very impressive, on the bank of the Neva river, guarding the entrance to granite steps descending to the river. At a guess I would say say it is a landing...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 10 August 2016

On the embankment in front of the Admiralty, Palace Pier is a broad flight of granite steps leading down to the Neva. The two lions that flank the steps on pedestals are among the best known sculptures in St. Petersburg. The pier, designed by Carlo...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Those 2 lions guard the river side of the admiralty. they are magnificent and boost the beauty of the area. one can get to a very close distance from the statues.

Thank drjsaleh
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I just love Guard Lions no matter where I am in the world, but these are something to see up close and personal. They are lovely!

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