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Aleksandrovskaia Kolonna

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Aleksandrovskaia Kolonna (Alexander Column), St. Petersburg, Russia : Reviews of Aleksandrovskaia Kolonna (Alexander Column) - Yahoo! Travel
This mighty Doric column, cut from a giant granite monolith with a bronze base, cap, bas-reliefs and a sculpture on top, was put on Palace Squa...
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The Alexander Column in St. Petersburg, Russia
, was designed by the French-born architect Auguste de Montferrand and built between 1830 and 1834. The monument is 155 feet 8 inches tall and is topped with a statue of an angel holding a cross (the face of the angel is said to be modeled on the face of Emperor Alexander I). The body of the column ...
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The Alexander Column (Aleksandrovskaia Kolonna), which is the focal point of Palace Square, was designed by the French-born architect Auguste de Montferrand and built in 1830-34. The monument is 155' 8'' high and on top of it there is a statue of an angel with a cross (the face of the angel is said ...
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in memory of victory in the war of 1812. The huge granite monolith weighs 704 metric tons. It took 2000 soldiers and 400 workers just one hour and 45 minutes to complete the construction of this monument. The column itself has a height of 25.58 meters. It is the highest triumphal column in the world...
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1 Russian Models dating : Alexander Column in St.Petersburg
The Alexander Column (Aleksandrovskaia Kolonna), which is the focal point of Palace Square, was designed by the French-born architect Auguste de Montferrand and built in 1830-34. The monument is 155' 8'' high and on top of it there is a statue of an angel with a cross (the face of the angel is said ...
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Alexander Column on Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Russia
The Alexander Column is a monument to the victory over Napoleon in the Napoleonic Wars of the early 19th century. Named after Emperor Alexander I, who ruled Russia at the time of the Napoleonic Wars, the column is an excellent piece of architecture and engineering. It stands 155 feet 8 inches high, ...
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Alexander Column in St. Petersburg, Russia
From the creator of the marvelous St. Isaac's Cathedral came this monument to the Russian military victory in the war with Napoleon's France. Named after Emperor Alexander I, who ruled Russia in 1801-25 (during the Napoleonic Wars), the column is a terrific piece of ...
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Alexander Column - St. Petersburg - Reviews of Alexander Column - TripAdvisor
This 155-foot red granite column in Palace Square honors Russia's victory over France in the Napoleonic Wars, and is considered a remarkable engineering...
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St. Petersburg in Architecture: Alexander Column | Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning
The Alexander Column, honoring Tsar Alexander I and his victory over Napoleon in 1812, was designed by Auguste Ricard de Montferrand, 1830-34. Quarried at the Piuterlaks works near Vyborg in Finland (now Russia), the red granite monolith column weighs some 700 tons and stands 47.5m high, including i...
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St. Petersburg's Alexander Column and General Staff Building in Palace Square
The Alexander Column commemorates Tsar Alexander I and his role in Russia's victory over Napoleon in the War of 1812. It is the largest free-standing monument in the world. The Alexander Column is made of red granite and stands 1...
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Alexander Column | St. Petersburg Sights & Activities | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
The centerpiece of Palace Square is a memorial to Russia's victory over Napoléon. Approximately 156 feet tall, it was commissioned in 1830 by Nicholas I in memory of his brother, Tsar Alexander I, and was designed by August Ricard de Montferrand. The column was cut from a single piece of gran...
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