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17 Feb
On your journey though Saint Petersburg, walking along Адмиралтейская набережная (Admiralteyskaya Naberezhnaya) you can come across a quite unusual monument Царь-плотник (The Tsar Carpenter). What’s unusual? The statue represents the great Russian Tsar Пётр I (Pyotr I) dressed like a common humble man while he is working on a ship’s fore. He has an axe ...