The Bronze HorsemanCurrently Open
- Address: Александра Невского ул., 9, St Petersburg, Russia, 191167, Saint Petersburg
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +7-8122746533
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:15 Mins
- Tags: Art And Culture, Landmark, Statue, Family And Kids
The Bronze Horseman statue was commissioned by Catherine the Great. The statue and the pedestal took twelve years to complete between 1770 and 1782. A depiction of Peter the Great riding his horse, the bronze statue is considered to be a piece of art that has intricate beauty.
The statue which is over twenty feet tall has a great amount of detailing. The artist wanted to recreate a scene with Peter dramatically rearing his horse at the edge of a cliff. The pedestal, which is known as the Thunder Stone is a natural boulder that was found some distance from Saint Petersburg. This stone is often regarded as the largest stone monolith that has been moved by man.
The stone was moved from its original location and buried to half its height in the marshy grounds. It was then modeled and shaped to resemble a cliff.
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61.27% of people who visit Saint Petersburg include The Bronze Horseman in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
33.33% of people start their The Bronze Horseman visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see The Bronze Horseman
56.96% of people prefer walking in order to reach The Bronze Horseman
A beautiful monument of the emperor right on the bank of river Neva with a nice lush green well maintained garden. Surrounded by all historical buildings with classic grandeur! a must see, if u go to St Petersburg Russia.
Excellent place with a different character characterized by good handling and attention to the guest I wish to visit the place again if I had the opportunity once again maybe next year so I advise everyone to visit this wonderful place to enjoy it I visited many places but I see this place is of a historical nature or a different character has a taste
Beautiful park at night, lots of lights, with stunning views of the river and beautiful buildings surrounding the area
A nice place to enjoy and relax a garden is nearby and st. Isaac Cathedral is also on same road. This is an historic statue in St Petersburg
Very beautifully managed garden in front of the courts and on bank of Caspian. Beautiful bronze man hourse on corner of the garden