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St. Petersburg. Palace Square and the Alexander Column

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World Travel Photos :: Russia - St. Petersburg :: St. Petersburg. Palace Square and the Alexander Column
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22 Apr 2013
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The Alexander Column designed by Auguste de Montferrand is the focal point of Palace Square. The monument is 155 feet 8 inches tall and is topped with a statue of an angel holding a cross. The body of the column is made of a single monolith of red granite and the pedestal of the Alexander Column is decorated with symbols of military glory.

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