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Moscow Triumphal Gates

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Address: Ligovskiy pr-kt | Moscow Highway, St. Petersburg 193036, Russia
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The powerful columns in this monument to the Russian victory in the...

The powerful columns in this monument to the Russian victory in the Russo-Turkish war of 1828 represent the grandeur and greatness of the Russian army.

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Triumphal Gate on Moskovskye Avenue

We caught sight of this monument while exploring the area around our accommodation at Staybridge. This really cool monument is meant to commemorate, as most triumphal arches do... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Also in the southern part of St Petersburg as Narva Triumphal Arch, this Moscow Triumphal Gates were erected to commemorate the victory of Russian Army over the Turks in the Russo - Turkish war of 1828. They are located on Moskovsky Prospekt, that leads all the way from the north side of the city, that is, from the Sadovaya Ulitsa(... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

This triumphal arch, which stands on the city's southbound Moskovsky Prospekt, was built between 1834-38 in memory of Russia's victory in the 1828-29 War with Turkey. This is strictly a ride by. The Gate does present an impressive gateway into the Imperial capital. Free

1 Thank Maggi713
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We caught sight of this monument while exploring the area around our accommodation at Staybridge. This really cool monument is meant to commemorate, as most triumphal arches do, Russian victory in the Russo-Turkish War. Today it stands in the middle of Moskovskye Avenue, one of the major roads leading to the city centre. The nearest metro station is Moskovskye Vorota;... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I'd agree with other reviewers that this is just another triumphal gate, but the recent history with this one sets it apart for me . . . Back in 1838, the Moscow Gates were the largest structure in the world made of cast iron. The 12 columns weighed a combined 450 tons. The use of a frieze of the 30... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Well the gate is a gate, it is triumphal... without reading a history about this building you would not be interested at all, I honestly do not understand these buildings everywhere, except Rome :D

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 23 August 2013 via mobile

They are pretty. Not worth a stop since you will usually pass them on the way to and from the airport. The do make a grand entrance to the city.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 7 January 2012

This sightseen is a sightseen only for Petersburg citizens. The author of this gate tried to made monument as a triumph gate in Paris. But he`s failed!

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