Monument to Peter I

Monument to Peter I photo - Priozersk
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19.07.2020  12:17

Monument to Peter I at the apse of the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin. Originally a granite stele was crowned with a bust of Peter by sculptor Verbel. Bronze bust lost in 1918 The new bust and coat of arms of Kexholm were created by sculptor V. E. Gorev and installed on a pedestal in 1976.

Inscription at the bottom:
Peter the Great
Leib Guards Kexholm Emperor of the Austrian Regiment < br/> In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of its foundation and the return of the ancestral fortress.












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