"Peter the Great" statue in Moscow, Russia. The statue of Peter I, in Moscow, Russia has a very strange history behind it. Legend says it was designed by Zurab Tsereteli, a Georgian architect, as a representation of Christopher Columbus, but after being rejected by the US Government, it was sold to Russia as a representation of Peter the Great.

"Peter the Great" is a statue in Moscow. It was designed by Zurab Tsereteli, a Georgian architect, to commemorate 300 years of the Russian Navy, which Peter the Great established.

The unpopular Peter the Great Statue in Moscow. Repeatedly named one of the ugliest in the world, Moscow authorities offered to relocate the statue to St. Petersburg. The offer was declined.

Peter the Great Statue, Moscow, Russia, One of the tallest outdoor statues in the world at over 300 feet,

"The Bronze Horseman" is a nickname of the monument to Peter the Great, the founder of St Petersburg, Russia.

"The Bronze Horseman" is a nickname of the monument to Peter the Great, the founder of St Petersburg, Russia.

12 of the World's Ugliest Statues (ugly statues) - ODDEE

12 of the World's Ugliest Statues - ugly statues

The Bronze Horseman - Peter the Great

The statue of Peter the Great, also known as the Bronze Horseman from Puskin's famous poem, was unveiled as a tribute from Catherine the Great in I took this photo of his amazing statue in St. Petersburg at sunset during my trip to Russia a while back.

Peter the Great Statue in Moscow

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Moscow was our first stop in Russia. Here are the things you need to know, when traveling to Moscow!

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