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Alexander Column

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The Alexander Column (Russian: Алекса́ндровская коло́нна, Aleksandrovskaya kolonna) also known as Alexandrian Column (Russian: Александри́йская коло́нна, Aleksandriyskaya kolonna), is the focal point of Palace Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The monument was raised after the Russian victory in the war with Napoleon's France. The column is named for Emperor Alexander I of Russia, who reigned from 1801–25.
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Alexander Column

Alexander Column

Monument in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: The Alexander Column also known as Alexandrian Column, is the focal point of Palace Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The monument was raised after the Russian victory in the war with Napoleon's France.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Column
  • Type: Thing, Place, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 444.68
Alexander Column

Alexander Column

Tourist attraction in Rostov-on-Don, Russia

  • Desc: The Alexander Column is a monument erected 1894 in Nakhichevan-on-Don in Alexandrovsky park. The column was inaugurated on 18 September 1894 to celebrate the 25 years reign of emperor Alexander II of Russia.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Column_(Rostov-on-Don)
  • Type: Thing, Place, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 190.08
Palace Square

Palace Square

Plaza in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: Palace Square, connecting Nevsky Prospekt with Palace Bridge leading to Vasilievsky Island, is the central city square of St Petersburg and of the former Russian Empire.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palace_Square
  • Type: Thing, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 27.11

Alexander II Column in Odessa

Monument in Odessa, Ukraine

  • Desc: Alexander II Column, also known as Alexander's column or Monument to Alexander II of Russia, is a triumphal column located in Shevchenko, Odessa and is commemorated to the visit of Russian Emperor Alexander II the city of Odessa in 1875.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_II_Column_in_Odessa
  • Type: Thing, Place, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 27.01

Alexander Column

Monument in Berlin, Germany

  • Desc: The Victory Column is a monument in Berlin, Germany. Designed by Heinrich Strack after 1864 to commemorate the Prussian victory in the Danish-Prussian War, by the time it was inaugurated on 2 September 1873, Prussia had also defeated Austria and its German allies in the Austro-Prussian War and France in the Franco-Prussian War, giving the statue a new purpose.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin_Victory_Column
  • Type: Thing, TouristAttraction, MusicVenue, Place
  • Result Score: 26.67

Alexander Park

Park in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: Alexander Park or Alexandrovsky Park is a park in Petrogradskaya Storona of Saint Petersburg, Russia, one from the first public parks in St. Petersburg. Has the only outdoor miniature park in Russia. The Architects, a bronze sculptural group by Alexander Taratynov was installed in June 15, 2011. Commissioned by Gazprom, it depicts the great architects of Russian Empire.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Park
  • Type: Thing, Place, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 26.22
Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery

Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery

Cemetery

Chesme Column

Chesme Column

Tourist attraction in Russia

  • Desc: The Chesme Column is a rostral column in Catherine Park of the former Russian royal residence of Tsarskoye Selo, a suburb of Saint Petersburg, Russia, that commemorates three Russian naval victories in the Russo-Turkish War, 1768-1774, specifically the Battle of Chesma.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chesme_Column
  • Type: Thing, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 21.09
Zvyozdnaya

Zvyozdnaya

Metro station

  • Desc: Zvyozdnaya is a station on the Moskovsko-Petrogradskaya Line of the Saint Petersburg Metro. It was opened on December 25, 1972. It was designed by K.N. Afonskya, A.C. Getskin and V.P. Shuvalova. In the original blueprints, the station was called "Imeni Lensoveta".
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zvyozdnaya
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 19.90

Boris Orlovsky

Russian sculptor

  • Desc: Boris Ivanovich Orlovsky was a Russian Neoclassical sculptor. Born into a serf peasant family in Tula, Russia, his artistic talent led to him being freed by his master and sent to the Imperial Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Orlovsky
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 19.87

Rimsky-Korsakov Monument

Statue by Modest Shepilevsky and Vladimir Ingal

  • Desc: The Rimsky-Korsakov monument is a bronze statue of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, the Russian composer, teacher, conductor, public figure, music critic, and member of the "Mighty Handful".
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rimsky-Korsakov_Monument
  • Type: Thing, VisualArtwork, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 19.26
Gorkovskaya

Gorkovskaya

Metro station

  • Desc: Gorkovskaya is a station on the Moskovsko-Petrogradskaya Line of the Saint Petersburg Metro. It was designed by A.S. Getskin, V.P. Shuvalova, S.L.Mihaylov, H.I. Bashnin, S.I. Evdokimov, A.P. Izoitko and E.I. Travnikov. It opened on July 1, 1963. The station's name was derived from Maxim Gorky Avenue. The station was designed as a tribute to the writer. The ground-level vestibule is located at the intersection between Kamennoostrovsky and Kronverksky Prospects. The vestibule is designed to withstand a direct impact during carpet bombing. The station closed in October 2008 for a 14-month reconstruction and reopened in December 2009 as initially planned.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorkovskaya_(Saint_Petersburg_Metro)
  • Type: Place, Thing
  • Result Score: 19.00
Avtovo

Avtovo

Metro station

  • Desc: Avtovo is a station on the Kirovsko-Vyborgskaya Line of the Saint Petersburg Metro. Designed by architect Yevgenii Levinson, it opened as part of the first Leningrad Metro line on November 15, 1955.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avtovo_(Saint_Petersburg_Metro)
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 18.60
Griboyedov Canal

Griboyedov Canal

Canal in Russia

  • Desc: The Griboyedov Canal or Kanal Griboyedova is a canal in Saint Petersburg, constructed in 1739 along the existing Krivusha river. In 1764–90, the canal was deepened and the banks were reinforced and covered with granite. The Griboyedov Canal starts from the Moyka River near the Field of Mars. It flows into the Fontanka River. Its length is 5 kilometres, with a width of 32 metres. Before 1923, it was called the Catherine Canal, after the Empress Catherine the Great, during whose rule it was deepened. The Communist authorities renamed it after the Russian playwright and diplomat, Alexandr Griboyedov. The streets or embankments running along the canal are known as Naberezhnaya Kanala Griboyedova.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Griboyedov_Canal
  • Type: Thing, Place, TouristAttraction, BodyOfWater
  • Result Score: 17.14
Petrogradskaya

Petrogradskaya

Metro station

Alexander Column

Church in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is one of the main sights of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Other names include the Church on Spilled Blood, the Temple of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_the_Savior_on_Blood
  • Type: Thing, PlaceOfWorship, CivicStructure, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 16.38

Column of Glory

Monument in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: The Column of Glory, sometimes called the Russo-Turkish War Memorial column, is a victory memorial situated in the immediate surroundings of the Trinity Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Column_of_Glory
  • Type: Thing, Place, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 16.02
Vitya Cherevichkin Children's Park

Vitya Cherevichkin Children's Park

Amusement park in Rostov-on-Don, Russia

Leningrad Hero City Obelisk

Monument in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: Leningrad Hero City Obelisk is a monument in the shape of an obelisk located in Vosstaniya Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia, which was known as Leningrad from 1924 to 1991.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leningrad_Hero_City_Obelisk
  • Type: Thing, CivicStructure, TouristAttraction, Place
  • Result Score: 14.22
Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg

City in Russia

  • Desc: Saint Petersburg is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million.
  • URL: http://eng.gov.spb.ru/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Petersburg
  • Type: Thing, Place, AdministrativeArea, City, LandmarksOrHistoricalBuildings
  • Result Score: 13.09
Alexander Henry the elder

Alexander Henry the elder

Explorer

  • Desc: Alexander Henry 'The Elder' was one of the leading pioneers of the British-Canadian fur trade following the British Conquest of New France; a partner in the North West Company, and a founding member and vice-chairman of the Beaver Club.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Henry_the_elder
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 12.83
Vasily Demut-Malinovsky

Vasily Demut-Malinovsky

Sculptor

  • Desc: Vasily Ivanovich Demuth-Malinovsky was a Russian sculptor whose works represent the quintessence of the Empire style. He entered the Imperial Academy of Arts at the age of six and studied under Mikhail Kozlovsky for fifteen years.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasily_Demut-Malinovsky
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 12.51

Spinal Column

Sculpture by Alexander Calder

  • Desc: Spinal Column is a 1968 sculpture by Alexander Calder. It was commissioned for the San Diego Museum of Art in 1968 and was displayed in the May S. Marcy Sculpture Garden before being installed outside the museum. The work measures 118 in. x 100 in. x 90 in.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinal_Column_(sculpture)
  • Type: Thing, VisualArtwork
  • Result Score: 11.08

Monument to Peter I

Statue by Carlo Bartolomeo Rastrelli

Nakhichevan-on-Don

City

  • Desc: Nakhichevan-on-Don, also known as New Nakhichevan, was a city near Rostov-on-Don, in southern Russia founded in 1779 by Armenians from Crimea. It retained the status of a city until 1928 when it was merged with Rostov.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nakhichevan-on-Don
  • Type: Thing, Place, City
  • Result Score: 10.38
Empire style

Empire style

Art movement

  • Desc: The Empire style is an early-nineteenth-century design movement in architecture, furniture, other decorative arts, and the visual arts, representing the second phase of Neoclassicism.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empire_style
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 10.28

Alexander Column

Single-span bridge in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: The Pevchesky Bridge, also known as the Choristers' Bridge or Yellow Bridge, is a single-span bridge across the Moika River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The bridge is a part of the Palace Square. The length of the bridge is 21 metres, and the width is 72 metres. It is the third-widest bridge in Saint Petersburg, after the Blue Bridge and Kazansky Bridge.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pevchesky_Bridge
  • Type: Thing, Place, Bridge, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 10.08
Moscow Triumphal Gate

Moscow Triumphal Gate

Tourist attraction in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: The Moscow Triumphal Gate is a Neoclassical triumphal arch in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The monument — built mainly in cast iron — was erected in 1834–1838 to commemorate the Russian victory in the Russo-Turkish War, 1828-1829.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moscow_Triumphal_Gate
  • Type: TouristAttraction, CivicStructure, Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 9.92
White Nights of St. Petersburg

White Nights of St. Petersburg

Music Festival

  • Desc: The White Nights Festival is an annual summer festival in Saint Petersburg celebrating its near-midnight sun phenomena due to its location near the arctic circle; each year between around April 21 and August 21, the skies only reach twilight and never reach complete darkness.
  • URL: http://www.valerygergiev.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Nights_Festival
  • Type: Thing, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 9.63

Antonio Adamini

Russian-Swiss architect

  • Desc: Antonio Adamini was a Swiss-born Russian architect and engineer. Of his training little is known, but he was appointed in the late spring of 1816 with his cousin Domenico Adamini to the court of the Russian Tsar.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Adamini
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 9.59
St. Petersburg State Transport University

St. Petersburg State Transport University

Higher educational institution in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University is a higher education institution specializing in railway transport Before 1990 it was known as "Leningrad Institute of Railway Engineers". The main building is located on Moskovsky Prospekt, number 9. The University provides training in specialties and areas of bachelor and master training. Emperor Alexander I Alexander I of Russia St.
  • URL: http://www.pgups.ru/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Petersburg_State_Transport_University
  • Type: Thing, EducationalOrganization, Organization, Place, CollegeOrUniversity
  • Result Score: 8.99

Alexander Column

Cruiser

Bronze Horseman

Bronze Horseman

Statue by Étienne Maurice Falconet

  • Desc: The Bronze Horseman is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great in the Senate Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it was created by the French sculptor Étienne Maurice Falconet.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bronze_Horseman
  • Type: Thing, VisualArtwork, Place, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 8.66

Muzhestva Square

Transit stop in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: Ploschad Muzhestva is an open public square, shaped as a roundabout, in the north-east of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Its name and decoration commemorate the fortitude city dwellers demonstrated during the nearly 900-day-long 1941–44 Nazi Germany Siege of Leningrad as the square opens the way to the biggest burial place of the siege victims Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muzhestva_Square
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 8.29
Auguste de Montferrand

Auguste de Montferrand

French architect

  • Desc: Auguste de Montferrand was a French Classicism architect who worked primarily in Russia. His two best known works are the Saint Isaac's Cathedral and the Alexander Column in St. Petersburg.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auguste_de_Montferrand
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 8.16

Francis Baird

Engineer

  • Desc: Francis Baird was an engineer of Scottish ancestry in Saint Petersburg, who took over his father's business manufacturing machinery, ships, and metalwork for some of the city's major structures.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Baird
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 8.02
Rostov-on-Don

Rostov-on-Don

City in Russia

  • Desc: Rostov-on-Don is a port city and the administrative centre of Rostov Oblast and the Southern Federal District of Russia. It lies in the southeastern part of the East European Plain on the Don River, 32 kilometers from the Sea of Azov.
  • URL: http://www.rostov-gorod.ru/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rostov-on-Don
  • Type: Thing, City, Place, AdministrativeArea
  • Result Score: 7.15

Grigory Gagarin

Russian painter

January 23

Date

Charles Baird

Scottish engineer

  • Desc: Charles Baird was a Scottish engineer who played an important part in the industrial and business life of 19th-century St. Petersburg. His company specialised in steam-driven machinery and was responsible for Russia's first steamboat.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Baird_(engineer)
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 6.54

William Handyside

Engineer

Monument to Nicholas I

Monument to Nicholas I

Statue by Peter Clodt von Jürgensburg

  • Desc: The Monument to Nicholas I is a bronze equestrian monument of Nicholas I of Russia on St Isaac's Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Created by French sculptor Auguste de Montferrand and unveiled on July 7 [O.S. June 25], 1859, the six-meter statue was considered a technical wonder at the time of its creation. It is one of only a few bronze statues with only two support points. Another example is the 1852 equestrian statue of U.S. President Andrew Jackson.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monument_to_Nicholas_I
  • Type: Thing, VisualArtwork, Place, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 5.93

Nikolay Alexandrovich Milyutin

Urban planner

Monument to the Fighters of the Revolution

Historical landmark in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: The Monument to the Fighters of the Revolution is a memorial on the Field of Mars in Saint Petersburg. It marks the burial places of some of those who died during the February and October Revolutions in 1917, and casualties who died between 1917 and 1933 in the Russian Civil War or otherwise in the establishment of Soviet power.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monument_to_the_Fighters_of_the_Revolution
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 2.21
Winter Palace

Winter Palace

Official residence in Saint Petersburg, Russia

  • Desc: The Winter Palace was the official residence of the Russian Emperors from 1732 to 1917. Today, the palace and its precincts form the Hermitage Museum.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_Palace
  • Type: Thing, Place, LandmarksOrHistoricalBuildings, Museum, CivicStructure, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 1.97
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