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Shepherd Entertainment takes you on a tour of The Bronze Horseman, an equestrian statue of Peter the Great in Saint Petersburg.
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Visit the Bronze Horseman of St. Petersburg in Russia
The terrace under the dome functions as a look out to earth. The Panoramas worth both the long cueing in the tiring climb.
You can scarcely find the city with this many weddings at Saint Petersburg. The young couples take advantage of the good weather and for the sake of tradition; they go out to the Bronze Horseman for a photo session. Many of them like to place their honeymoon during the romantic white nights which is the height of wedding season. Everywhere, you can see snow white cars adorned with flowers and the dresses of the happy brides are just as snow white.
The Bronze Horseman is the work of the ten Facournet and Marianette Collo. It was erected by Katherine the second by the anniversary of Peter the great coming to the throne. The 1,600 ton granite block which functions as a pedestal was carried from Carrillo by boat. The former size to riding hall that resembles a Greek colonnade stands on Vosta Stenze prospect. And its neighborhood, the former palace of the senate and Senov can be found in which municipal office operates nowadays. From Pushkins, the Bronze Horseman where lonely waters struggling sat to reach the sea he paused and thought. Immersed and gazed ahead a century passed then there it stood of northern lands the bright and beauty. A young horse blending gracious city sprang out the dark of mire and wood to cast this warm much mended mat into the turbid mysterious waters. Now, there rise great palaces and towers amazed of sales and mustards crowds the harbor ships of all ports more here beside this rich in people shores.
The attraction of Diadromous square is the opera and valley house. This was the place for the first performance of most of the works Blinka, Muzorski, Bourdin and Traichovsky. In the theater, that can see 1,700 people are an exhibition commemorating Ana Planova and Fieroshia Plankin and the statue of Blinka standing in front of them.
Saint Nicholas was the patron saint of savers, therefore the church near the neighbor museum was named after him.
The beautiful baroque building was created on the grounds of the designs of Sierra Kinsky that cooperated in designing new Columbia.
It’s facade and bell tower are divided by Dorian pillars which are plastically highlighted from the blue background. The church with its color and onion dawn resembles this moment. The 18th century sacred wall belongs to the most beautiful ones in the country.
We go south west on the Greek bay canal by boat. The iron bars running along the bank of the canal are the works of local masters who contribute to the atmosphere of the city.