Two thousand tons of metal – construction stainless steel, bronze and copper. 98 meters above the level of Moscow and guaranteed service life of 100 years. It’s the monument to Peter the Great made by Zurab Tsereteli that was established in 1997 – the year of the 850th anniversary of the capital. It’s one of the higherst and most famous monuments in Russia. Today we will show you some views observed from the monument and enter the metal structure to see it from inside.
The monument is considered to be the symbol of the Russian fleet.
The way up is not easy.
Copper pipes to avoid corrosion.
Peter I himself is 18 meters tall, his weight is 110 tons.