0 Likes

Bronze statue of Russian Czar Peter the Great on horseback in Riga, Latvia.
Riga
The monument was erected in July 4, 1910 in honor of the bicentennial of the entry to Riga army of Peter the Great. Was evacuated from Riga in 1915, during the war, the ship sank. In 1934, the monument was raised from the seabed by estonian divers, Riga City Council bought it. After the restoration of Latvia's independence monument restored to their funds entrepreneur E. Gomberg and now statue is located on private property in Riga.
Copyright: Aleksandr Galiullin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7118x3559
Taken: 19/05/2013
Uploaded: 19/05/2013
Updated: 13/06/2013
Views:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

sun-debin
宽甸天桥沟枫叶2
Luca Candela
La Gare de Train de Nice
Marcio Cabral
Peritomoreno1
Andy Bryant
Park Volodimirski Kiev
David Waldo
USS KIDD Ammunition Handling Room Baton Rouge LA
Marijan Marijanovic
Navotina From Gradina
Luca Candela
Viewpoint in Town
Andy Bryant
Memorial at Museum of the Great Patriotic War
Reza Pazhouhesh
Klcc Aqarium
Luca Candela
The entrance...
Arroz Marisco
Quesillacocha pass, Huayhuash, Peru
Valentin Arfire
Cadaques A
More About Riga

Originated from a small fishermen village, for centuries Riga has been an important part of the trade chain between Russia and Western Europe. A lively crossroad of cultures and backgrounds for over 800 years, the historical centre of Riga has accumulated an impressive cultural baggage and today is justly included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage list.